The Foundation for Enterprise Development (FED) was established to promote the concept of broad-based, participative employee ownership and entrepreneurism. Today, the FED actively funds inter-disciplinary research and development of business school and engineering curricula and also creates and engages in research and education programs that inspire innovation and entrepreneurship for solving problems of national and global importance.
Particpants in the 2010 Beyster Fellowship Symposium Re-Capitalizing the Economy: Envisioning the Role of Broad Employee Ownership (program, proceedings) speak in short videos about their research, including:
- Worker Ownership and Democratic Practices - Mark Kaswan
- Use of Mondragon Co-operative Model to Create Economic and Social Good - Bonnie Richley
- Impacts of Self-Managed Teams and Employee Ownership - Vernon Woodley
- Role of Employee Ownership in a Sustainable Economy - Phillip Mellizo
- Workplace Democracy and Participation - Jeff Moriarty