eRNAC Netherlands 2015, Modern Cooperatives


The eRNAC Netherlands 2015 symposium will be in Rotterdam. Eight speakers present papers addressing a variety of issues facing modern cooperatives, such as emergence, resilience, sustainability, innovation, regulation, member-relationships, and their challenges. 

15:00 - 16:20
  • Nuland, A. van (Nationale Cooperatieve Raad), Challenges facing Dutch Cooperatives.
  • Moor, T. de (University of Utrecht), Towards Resilient Cooperatives? Lessons from our Rich Cooperative Past.
  • Caleman, S. (Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil), Sustainable Food Chain: an Assessment of the Role of Collective Action and Institutional Environment.
  • Petruchenya, A. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University), Emergence of Cooperatives and Farmer Heterogeneity.
16:40 – 18:00
  • Sangen, G. van der (Tilburg University), How to Regulate Cooperatives: The Business Organizational Law Perspective.
  • Bijman, J. (Wageningen University), From Governance Structure to Governance Mechanisms: Opening the Black Box of the Member-Cooperative Relationship.
  • Peng, X. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University), Communication and Innovation in Cooperatives.
  • Benos, T. and N. Kalogeras (Maastricht University), Membership Distance and Agora Ostracism in Cooperatives.