• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Cooperatives

A cooperative (also co-operative and co-op) is an autonomous association voluntarily formed to meet its members' economic, social, and cultural needs through a jointly owned, democratically controlled enterprise. Cooperatives are created by a pooling or mixing of economic interests or ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles