Corpus ID: 167955501

Innovations in Cooperative Ownership: Converted and Hybrid Listed Cooperatives

@inproceedings{Bekkum2006InnovationsIC,
  title={Innovations in Cooperative Ownership: Converted and Hybrid Listed Cooperatives},
  author={O. V. Bekkum and J. Bijman},
  year={2006}
}
  • O. V. Bekkum, J. Bijman
  • Published 2006
  • Business
  • Cooperatives are often criticized for being an inferior company ownership form. It is asserted that their decision making processes are inefficient and that, due to the principle of member finance, they are capital constrained. While cooperatives continue to feature strongly in agro-industry rankings, it is true that many cooperatives have introduced important changes in their governance structures and ownership form. In this paper we present and discuss examples from our database of over 50… CONTINUE READING
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