Academic journal article International Review of Management and Business Research

Success Cooperative Values of El Grullo's Consumer Cooperative Society

Academic journal article International Review of Management and Business Research

Success Cooperative Values of El Grullo's Consumer Cooperative Society

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Cooperatives in Mexico involved in the increasing globalization and the need of having capable organizations to compete and innovate every day, is what keeps Organization and Strategies updated. The growing of internationalization and integration of economy organizations more Competitive is Making the Processes of Structuring Development in a more proper level in order to be able to face the adversities of the daily changing global economy. All of these are the results of the organization making changes in the structure of their employees, their work relations, their profile which tell us about the importance of a good Culture of organization in the business.Once Mexico has open the doors to the international markets, it's also pushing organizations to establish new strategies and other cultures in their employees to obtain better results in the company.

In a world where you not only need to low prices but also provide good quality customer service and innovation in business Organization, it would be more important to pay attention to the local culture which defines every business that way it will be known what type of organizational culture is used.

The values of cooperatives are the fundamental basis of growth of the new cooperative societies and that organization of Culture comes from the Ideas and beliefs of the employees who creates the new cooperative.

According to the Mexican congress in the article number 4: the general law for cooperative societies (2009) establishes: The Cooperative society is a form of social organization by people with the same goals and needs with self efforts to obtain individual and collective activities and deliver and consumption of wellness and services.

Backgrounds of the Cooperative Societies

According to Bustamante Salasar (2009) historians of cooperatives consider this organization arose at the time of the industrial revolution, it is said that these organizations exist from very ancient times but it was then that the principles of cooperation were enacted gaining momentum in this revolutionary movement. The Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Society was the first institution in the world recognized as a pioneer of cooperative. This was created in 1844 by a few individuals, twenty-eight to be exact and all were weavers factories Rochdale in England, given the economic situation at the time and by the strike that caused lost their jobs, they decided organized to open a store in their administration and create rules that named Rochdale principles or principles of cooperation that certainly still relevant as these were adopted by the International Cooperation Alliance (ICA) in 1973.

ICA is a non-governmental organization created in London in 1895, this organization brings together most cooperatives around the world by creating an international network to promote economic cooperation.

On cooperation and socialism Plato said that if all share the goods will also share the joys and sorrows, proposed gender equality in the right to rule and the equal distribution of land but state intervention in the distribution of crops Aristotle praises what he calls home economics equivalent to the social economy and its purpose is not to increase its capital if not the benefit of people (Mejia, 2014).

According to Montes, Gaytan, & Lueza, (2013) the cooperative action arose from the consolidation of capitalism in Europe; when the industrial revolution was in its most successful phase, this came about through the labor individualism that was becoming a more unfair competition between peasants and workers, rich and poor, employers and employees, this led to the most disadvantaged in this situation create their collective system of use of their property and labor and production capabilities to counter their predicament thus creating the first cooperatives, making this a satisfying goods and services that the capitalist system did not provide them. …

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