The nature, role and status of cooperatives in south african context

Sebonkile C. Thaba, Charles Mbohwa

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Abstract

The basic principles and definition of cooperative is very important in differentiating a cooperative from other business ventures so that cooperative members and all stakeholders fully understands the rights, responsibilities and the expectations of all parties involved. For a cooperative to be successful and serve its purpose members need to have the cooperative knowledge (CK). This paper defines the cooperative knowledge (CK) as the understanding of the definition, values and the basic principles of a cooperative.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWCECS 2015 - World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science 2015
EditorsCraig Douglas, Jon Burgstone, Warren S. Grundfest, Jon Burgstone, Craig Douglas, S. I. Ao
PublisherNewswood Limited
Pages966-971
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9789881404725
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event2015 World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, WCECS 2015 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 21 Oct 201523 Oct 2015

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science
Volume2220
ISSN (Print)2078-0958

Conference

Conference2015 World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, WCECS 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period21/10/1523/10/15

Keywords

  • And education
  • Cooperative knowledge
  • Principles and values

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)

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