080 January - February - 1999

Issue Number: 
80
Issue Months: 
January - February
Issue Year: 
1 999

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Ask co-op members anywhere, "What's the purpose of this co-op, anyway?" and you'll likely get some variation of the answer, "To serve the members." Ask them how best to do that, how

080 January - February - 1999 January 8, 2004

Introducing forms of participation to a traditional management hierarchy was the goal; a quality improvement process was the method.

080 January - February - 1999 January 8, 2004

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, that common observation remains a difficult cautionary lesson for many people.

080 January - February - 1999 January 8, 2004

Members are the lifeblood of a co-op: a truism of cooperatives. Without members, a co-ops wouldn't be a co-op; it would be just another local grocery store.

080 January - February - 1999 January 8, 2004

Here is a solution for when you have poor or no retail training materials!

080 January - February - 1999 January 8, 2004