A Better Way of Doing Business?: Lessons from The John Lewis by Graeme Salaman,John Storey

By Graeme Salaman,John Storey

This publication deals a completely researched and accessibly written account of the toilet Lewis Partnership. It describes what the JLP is, the way it works, and what different companies can research from it.

The US/UK version of the enterprise, with its emphasis on shareholder worth and its openness to the marketplace within the trading of companies, is at risk of a couple of complex effects for staff, providers, and infrequently share-holders. The JLP represents a distinction to this version - one who has implications past the small area of interest of mutually-owned businesses. The JLP has classes for businesses which are not going to maneuver in the direction of the Partnership's detailed shared possession. This book
identifies those lessons.

The key questions addressed contain: how does the JLP paintings in perform? what's the hyperlink among co-ownership, the JLP employment version, and the functionality of the companies? what's the function of administration within the good fortune of John Lewis and Waitrose? Are mutuality, co-ownership and enterprise functionality at odds? what's the value of democracy in the JLP? and doubtless most importantly: what are the results, for policy-makers and for financial brokers of the JLP? This publication is based
on distinctive wisdom of the JLP and its constituent enterprise accumulated by means of the authors over a 15 yr interval. Their end: that the JLP is extra advanced, much more striking, and extra fascinating than its admirers realise.

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