More Info for Conversions
Are you a business owner considering transitioning your business to a worker cooperative? Or an employee seeking information about how to purchase an existing business and convert to a worker cooperative?
Below are resources from our Resource Library about business conversion. And visit our Conversion Projects page to learn more about how the Institute supports owners and employees during the conversion process.
Resources for Conversions
Before a cooperative transition process can get started, the selling owner needs to make some decisions about how to structure the process, specifically she needs to clearly define who has decision-making power in the process: herself, the transition committee, the likely coop members, and the whole group. This chart outlines who decides what.
Gant chart outlining the phases a business goes through during transition to a cooperative.
A 2-page brochure with basic information about converting your business to a worker cooperaive.
A presentation on how employees can buy-out a company and convert to a worker cooperative.
What does it mean to be an owner? How do you transition from Owner to Worker Owners?