2 What Is a Cooperative? Cooperatives are businesses owned and controlled by the people who use them. Cooperatives differ from other businesses because they are member owned and operate for the benefit of members, rather than earn profits for investors.
A dairy cooperative business is owned, operated, and controlled by the dairy farmers who benefit from its services. Members finance the cooperative and share in profits it earns in proportion to the volume of milk they market through the cooperative.
February 2001 E.B. 01-01 CONSIDERING COOPERATION: A GUIDE FOR NEW COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT By Brian M. Henehan and Bruce L. Anderson Department of Applied Economics and Management College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, New York 14853-7801
INTRODUCTION. INTRODUCTION SESSION SUMMARY SHEET SUGGESTED TIME 15 Minutes OBJECTIVES During this session, the participants will; 1.
COOPERATIVE GAMES 1 COOPERATIVE GAMES WHAT ARE COOPERATIVE GAMES? Cooperative games emphasize participation, challenge, and fun rather than defeating someone.
1 Cooperative Security: Implications for National Security and International Relations SAND98-0505/14 Unlimited Release January 2000 Michael Moodie Chemical and Biological Arms Control Institute Cooperative Monitoring Center Occasional Paper/14 Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by ...
Research on Cooperative Learning and Achievement: What We Know, What We Need to Know Robert E. Slavin Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk Johns Hopkins University October 1995 This paper is adapted from Slavin, 1992.
Cooperative Game Theory: Characteristic Functions, Allocations, Marginal Contribution Adam Brandenburge r * Version 01/04/07 1 Introduction Game theory is divided into two branches, called the non-cooperative and cooperative branches.