Enterprise; Buy Out
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Hosted by Eric Sevareid. ENTERPRISE's pioneering use of the "case study" approach to business documents high level decisions as they are taking place in the executive boardrooms. ENTERPRISE deliberately shows decision making processes as they occur. Business is treated as a human endeavor rather than an economic phenomenon. It goes beyond the statistics and charts to show real people making critical decisions and then bearing the consequences. ENTERPRISE benefits from the expertise of the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (as Harvard professors act as advisors to each program.) Ex Prod: Zvi Dor-Ner / Each individual episode has different producer Series release date: 10/1981
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Hosted by Eric Sevareid. Hyatt-Clark, a former subsidiary of General Motors, is now one of the largest experiment in employee ownership in the country. EP joins management, workers and union leaders as they try to form a common idea of what "participation management" means. The managers still continue to run the company. Two union leaders who organized the buy-out are caught between unresponsive managers and angry workers, who can't count on the support of the United Auto Workers.
NOTE: Updated and rebroadcast during the third season as program 325.
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- Chicago: “Enterprise; Buy Out,” 07/01/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 25, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B24B8809264D4021B66C7ADB8B20B2FD.
- MLA: “Enterprise; Buy Out.” 07/01/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 25, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B24B8809264D4021B66C7ADB8B20B2FD>.
- APA: Enterprise; Buy Out. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B24B8809264D4021B66C7ADB8B20B2FD