HOW TO ORGANIZE A VIABLE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY AS A QUALIFYING COURSE FOR THE AWARD OF THIS ORDINARY NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN CO-OPERATIVE ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT.
This project work is channeled towards studying how to organize a viable co-operative society.
It specifically dealt with motives for joining co-operative society, factors affecting the formation of co-operative society and Ten steps in organizing a viable Co-operative Society.
Title Page I
Approval Page ii
Table of Contents vi
1.1 Statement of Research Problem
1.2 Purpose of the Study
1.3 Background of the Study
1.4 Theoretical Foundation of the Study
1.5 Research Question
1.6 Limitation of the Study
1.7 Significant of Study
2.1 Who is a Co-operator?
2.2 What is a Co-operative and Value?
2.3 What is a co-operative society?
2.4 Co-operative values
2.5 Types of Co-operative Societies
2.6 Consumer Co-operative
2.7 Agricultural Co-operative
2.8 Productive/Producer Co-operative
2.9 Classification of Co-operatives Societies
4.1 According to Functions
4.2 According to the Economic status of members of the Society.
4.3 According to the sector of the Economy in which the societies are engaged.
4.4 According to the number of function carried out by the societies.
4.5 According to the level of operation of the societies.
4.6 According to the area of operation
4.7 According to the legal status of societies
4.8 According to the liability of the members on liquidation of the societies.
4.9 According to the level of integration or the functional link between the members enterprises or households and the co-operative enterprises.
4.10 According to the degree of autonomy
4.11 According to the sex of members
4.12 According to the envisaged duration of the societies
4.13 According to the size of the societies
4.14 According to the functional state of the societies
4.15 According to the nature of goods produce
2.5 Structure of co-operative societies
5.1 Primary Co-operative Societies
5.2 Secondary co-operative societies
5.3 Tertiary co-operative societies
5.4 Co-operative management structure
5.5 Tools of control
2.6 Principle of co-operation
2.7 Motives for joining or forming co-operatives
7.1 Economic motives
7.2 Sociological/Emotional motives
7.3 External Pressure
2.8 Factors which influence the formation of co-operative
2.9 Ten steps of organizing a viable co-operative societies
3.0 Research methods and procedures
3.1 Research Design
3.3 Description of the Research Instrument
3.4 Method of Communication of the Research
3.5 Field work
4.0 Data presentation and Analysis
4.2 Data presentation
1.1 Statement of Research Problem
How to organize a viable Co-operative Society.
1.2 Purpose of the Study:
Co-operative Society is a dynamic and viable business set-up, it has unique ideologies that under bind the movement and distinguishes them from other form of business.
However, it should be viable in order to carry her duties and responsibility very effective and efficiently.
The purpose of the study are as follows:
i) To create a sound form or ways or steps of organizing a viable co-operative society.
1.3 Background of the Study:
Co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a joint owned and democratically controlled enterprise.
Organizing a viable co-operative societies enables the society to last long and function effectively and efficiently. Co-operative itself started from creation. In fact, co-operative is as old as man. One Igbo-man has a proverb which buttress this more, “when a man is in difficulty, he seeks for help from another but when animal is, she cannot turn to another.”
In organization a viable co-operative society, there are (10) Ten steps which one must or have to follow before its/her society will be viable.
These very (10) Ten steps are short listed in the Nigerian Co-operative Society’s Decree of 1993. By Osita Obodoechi on the Cobwebs of Co-operation, 2002, P; 2.