Co-op employees will at least occasionally bring complaints and concerns to the board or individual directors, yet the board itself is ill-suited for the task [...]
Available only as a PDF below, due to complexity of content. Prepared with the help of the Data Analyst Team* * Data analysis was carried [...]
GM Development Plan by; Marilyn Scholl and Carolee Colter
By Carolee Colter, Lauren Olsen, Marilyn Scholl 183 Mar-Apr 2016 It takes a lot to manage a food co-op. Co-op general managers (GMs) are responsible [...]
By Marilyn Scholl 140 January - February - 2009 In my work with food co-op boards and staff over the past 30 years, one of [...]
Many cooperatives have built their reputations on the strong connection that they have with people—their staff, owners and customers. This special relationship is one of [...]
Further explanation of the cycle of empowerment and accountability and how it functions on behalf of co-op owners.
Understand how accountable empowerment of the board and general manager works in practice.