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Published: 10 October 2013

458 Pages | Numerous black and white illustrations; colour plate sections


ISBN: 9780199655113

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Building Co-operation

A Business History of The Co-operative Group, 1863-2013

John F. Wilson, Anthony Webster, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh

  • First major business history of the CWS/The Co-operative Group in over fifty years
  • Based on extensive archival research, many of the materials being made available to historians for the first time
  • Definitive analysis of 150 years of the business model by academics with extensive expertise in history of business, management, and the co-operative movement
  • Brings new attention to co-operatives as a distinctive business type from investor-owned models
  • Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Co-operative

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