Paper ID : 1762
Status : Paper published
Language : Turkish
Topic : Sectoral Analyses
Presenter: Dr. Bengü Everest
Session : 5C Çevre ve Tarım Ekonomisi
Cooperative Members’ Participation Status and Trends to Cooperative Management: Case of Regional Union of Agricultural Credit Cooperative in Balıkesir
Kooperatif Ortaklarının Kooperatif Yönetimine Katılma Durumları ve Eğilimleri: Tarım Kredi Kooperatifleri Balıkesir Bölge Birliği Örneği
- Dr. Bengü Everest (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey)
- Prof. Dr. Murat Yercan (Ege University, Turkey)
Cooperatives are organizations that are managed by partners. The behavior and approaches of the partners related to cooperative management affect the success of the cooperative. This study aimed to determine the following; level of awareness about the cooperative management of members, tasks take trends in the cooperative management who didn’t take task in the cooperative management, members participate in the cooperative management. The data were obtained by face-to-face interviews with the 367 cooperative members in Balıkesir, Bursa and Çanakkale province. Participation of members in the cooperative management of the situation revealed non-parametric statistical methods, logistic regression analysis method and fuzzy paired comparison method were used. 56,25% of the members think as, "states should be effective in reaching decisions on the cooperative". According to logistic regression analysis young partners tend to think that way than older partners. Only 20% of members who didn’t take task in the cooperative management, want to take task in the cooperative management in future. These members follow-up agricultural meetings and use internet for reach agricultural information. 45% of members joined last cooperative management meeting. According to fuzzy paired comparison method, the most influential factor in the choose management decision is “to trust management candidate”.
JEL codes: Q13
Everest, Bengü, Yercan, Murat (2016). "Cooperative Members’ Participation Status and Trends to Cooperative Management: Case of Regional Union of Agricultural Credit Cooperative in Balıkesir" in Proceedings of International Conference of Eurasian Economies 2016, pp.519-526, Kaposvár, HUNGARY.
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Session 5C: Çevre ve Tarım Ekonomisi