The Cooperative Advantage for Community Development | Jeod special issue
The latest Jeod special issue edited by Marcelo Vieta and Doug Lionais.
Empirical evidence has shown that cooperatives are diverse organizations that efficaciously address a plurality of socio-economic needs. Cooperative organizations are effective in provisioning for myriad life needs, and do so in more democratic and sustainable ways than investor-owned firms.
Rooted in the unique principles and values that distinguish them from other business types, cooperatives, in a nutshell, embody what has been called “the cooperative advantage”. (more…)