Cooperative Management Trio—Members, Directors, and Manager

  • Glynn McBride


In the first section of this book, we concerned ourselves with the why of agricultural cooperatives. We then contrasted this form of business organization with the other forms operating in a free enterprise economic system. In our approach to the how of agricultural cooperatives, we followed a detailed procedure designed to determine the economic feasibility of forming a cooperative in an attempt to overcome or solve perceived marketing problems. Let us assume that on the basis of our study, a cooperative corporation appeared feasible. We now have a cooperative and are faced with the task of making it perform in such a way that it is given a fair chance to overcome the problem(s) it was organized to solve.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glynn McBride
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  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EconomicsMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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