Cooperative and Mutual Enterprises as a Business Model Innovation

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This article examines the nature of cooperative and mutual enterprises (CMEs) as an example of business model innovation. It overviews the historical evolution of the CME business model and its adoption of both economic and social innovation practices to achieve its strategic purpose. Historically, the resilience and sustainability of the CME business model have been shaped by its ability to respond to member needs through the application of economic and social innovation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCOOP Dialogue Issue 2
Subtitle of host publicationFuture proofing Cooperatives through innovation
PublisherInternational Cooperative Alliance
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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