en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooperative

A cooperative is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their .... A cooperative is a legal entity owned and democratically controlled by its members. .... organization, in which workers and beneficiaries jointly participate in management decisions and receive discounts on the basis of sweat equity.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housing_cooperative

A housing cooperative, co-op, or housing company (especially in Finland), is a legal entity, ..... as co-operators, and established a management structure which usually included co-op employees or property management companies.

www.rd.usda.gov/files/CIR45-11.pdf

Business management is the pro- cess of getting things done by and through others. In cooperatives, the management team consists of two distinct entities—.

www.co-oplaw.org/governance-operations/entity

Why is it important to choose the right entity when forming your business? ... Cooperatives that are not Cooperatives; Choosing an Entity for a Worker-Owned Business .... and management structure (designating committees or managers for the ...

ica.coop/en/whats-co-op/co-operative-identity-values-principles

Co-operatives are businesses owned and run by and for their members. Whether the members are the customers, employees or residents they have an equal ...

www.toryburchfoundation.org/resources/starting-a-business/choose-your-business-structure-cooperative-2

Forming a cooperative is different from forming any other business entity. To start up, a group of potential members must agree on a common need and a ...

www.theselc.org/llc_v_cooperative_corporation

May 18, 2016 ... We want to create a worker cooperative…what legal entity should we ... not have significant ownership and control over the management of the ...

www.differencebetween.net/language/words-language/difference-between-cooperatives-and-corporations

Aug 14, 2018 ... A cooperative is a legal entity owned by a group of people who come ... A corporation is run by a centralized management under a board ...

www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au/business-advice/business-structure/co-operative

A co-operative is a separate legal entity and members, directors, managers and ... This business structure encourages a democratic style of management and ...