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PARTICIPANTS LIST
11.05.1998
ICA Research Committee, Cork, 13-16.05.98

Argentina
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Dr Carlos Alberto Farias
E-mail : farias@cablenet.com
Paper : The New Co-operative Man

Australia
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Gary Cronan
E-mail : gcronan@peg.apc.org

Canada
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Harvey Brooks
University of Alberta
E-mail : harvey.brooks@ualberta.ca

Murray Bryck
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool
E-mail : MBryck@swp.com
Paper : Saskatchewan Wheat Pool:Developing and Expanding Value Added Activities in the Context of Global Challenges and Opportunities.

Dr Ian MacPherson
University of Victoria
E-mail : cluny@uvvm.uvic.ca
Paper : The Dynamics of Credit Unions. Model for Understanding credit unions in different contexts and at different stages of development.

Brian Oleson
University of Manitoba
E-mail : brian_oleson@umanitoba.ca

Finland
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Irmeli Helin
University of Helsinki
E-mail : ihelin@ling.helsinki.fi
Paper : The Ideology of World-wide Institution.

Elisa Troberg
University of Helsinki
E-mail : elisa.troberg@helsinki.fi
Paper : The Implications of Co-operative Form of Doing Business on the Internal Management of a Small Knowledge Intensive Co-operative.

Pekka Pattiniemi
Institute for Co-operative Studies
E-mail : pekka.pattiniemi@helsinki.fi

Tero Piippo
Institute for Co-operative Studies
E-mail : tero.piippo@helsinki.fi

France
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Dr Jean-Francois Draperi
Conservatoire des Arts et des Métiers
Fax : 00 33 1 4021 2991

Germany
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Dr Andreas Eisen
Humboldt University
E-mail : andreas.eisen@rz.hu-berlin.de

Greece
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Dr Simeon Karafolas
Ministry for Development
Fax : 0030 1 77 04 898
Paper : The Creation of Mutual Guaranties in Greece.

Ireland
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Dr Robert Briscoe
Dr Michael Ward
Cork University
E-mail : stda8028@BUREAU.UCC.IE

Pauric Cannon
Dublin Food Co-op
Fax : 353 1 873 04 52

Kendo Otaka
Ulster University
E-mail : Otaka-k@ulst.ac.uk; kendo18@hotmail.com

Israel
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Dr Yair Levi
CIRCOM
E-mail : yalevi@netmedia.net.il

Japan
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Hideo Ishizuka
Consumers Co-operative Institute
E-mail : ishizuka@valley.ne.jp

Akira Kurimoto
Japanese Consumer Co-operative Union
E-mail : kokusai@jccu.co-op.or.jp
Paper : Renewing Membership Basis for Raising Investment and Patronage.

Shigeki Maruyama
Seikatsu Club
Fax : 0081 3 5285 1839
Paper : The Strenghtening of Decentralisation and Local Autonomy under Globalisation and the Seikatsu Club Consumers' Co-operative Union's Aim to Create Local Co-operative Communities: Ideas and Practice.

Yoko Nakajima
The Kyoto co-operative Research Institute
E-mail : Yoko.Nakajima@ma1.seikyou.ne.jp

Malaysia
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Prof. Ungku Aziz
National co-operative Organisation of Malaysia
Fax : 00 603 704 23 15

Norway
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Dr Svein Ole Borgen
Agricultural University of Norway
E-mail : svein.borgen@nlh10.nlh.no
Paper : Oganisational Ideology and Collective Changes. Lessons from an Agricultural Producer Co-operative in Transition.

Dr Roald Nes
Agricultural University of Norway
E-mail : roald.nes.@ios.nlh.no
Paper : Members Satisfaction and Loyalty of Co-operative Organisations. Building a National Co-op Barometer.

Dr Per Ove Rokholt
Agricultural University of Norway
E-mail : per.rokholt@ios.nlh.no
Paper : Latvian Farmers Attitudes to Co-operative Organisations.

Poland
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Dr Adam Piechowski
Co-operative Research Institute
Fax : 0048 22 827 1314
Paper : New Fields for Co-operative and Quasi Co-operative Activity in Poland.

Romania
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Brandusa Suciu
Iulian Rugina
Vasil Virgil Feier
Paper : The Change of Mentality of the Personnel, Especially of the Managers, an Essential Precondition to the Development of the Handicraft Co-operatives in Romania. UCECOM
Fax : 0040 1 310 45 97

Russia
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Olga Klimenko
Zinaida Otsktochnaia
Lioudmila Khamatova
Elena Leonova
Pavel Oldak
Paper : Global Development and the Education conception for Co-operative Sector.

Centrosoyuz of Russian Federation Fax : 007 -095 284-38-58; 288-47-33

Spain
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Dr Laura Gomez Urquillo
Deusto University
E-mail : lgomez@der.deusto.es.
Paper : The Survival of the Co-operative Model in a Competition Context

Sweden
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Kai Blomkvist
Fax : 0046 8 944096

Dr Maria Fregidou-Malama
University College Gdule-Sandviken
E-mail : filod.stad.mp@uppsala.mail.postnet.se
Paper : Knowledge and Attitudes to Co-operatives.

Dr Karin Hakelius
Uppsala University
E-mail : Karin.Hakelius@ekon.slu.se
Paper : Path of Change for Farmer Co-operatives.

Dr Jerker Nilssen
Uppsala University
E-mail : Jerker.Nilsson@ekon.slu.se
Paper : Agency Theoretical Problems in Co-operative

Dr Yohanan Stryjan
Södertorns Högskola
Paper : The contract Interface.
E-mail : yohanan.stryjan@sh.se

Switzerland
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Dr Adriana Rabinovich Behrend
Lausanne University
E-mail : behrend-rabinovich@bluewin.ch
Paper : The Associated-based Working Structure: a Challenge for the Architects.

United Kingdom
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Malcolm Corbett
Soft Solution (workers) Co-op
E-mail : malcolm.corbett@poptel.net
Paper : Net Gain for Co-ops

David Dean
The Co-operative College
Fax : 1509 857 263
Paper :

David Guiness
University of Bristol
Fax : 00 44 117 970 6022

Said Al-Hasan
University Wales
E-mail : sfa@aber.ac.uk
Paper : Benchmarking the Human Resources at the Welsh Co-operatives.

Garth Pratt
Northern College
Fax : 0044 1226 776024
Paper : Co-operative Development, Europe, the State and South Yorkshire

Roger Spear
Open University
E-mail : R.G.Spear@Open.ac.uk

Dr Rita Rhodes
Fax : 019 08 653054

Norman Watson
Wales Co-op Centre
Fax : 01222 578 586

Maurice Yolles
Liverpool John Moores University
E-mail : m.yolles@livjm.ac.uk
Paper :

USA
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Dr James Finch
University of Wisconsin
E-mail : shepherd@mail.uwlax.edu
Paper : The Differential Impact of Multiple Consumption Values in Retail Co-operative Patronage : An Empirical Assesment.

Dr Turto Turtiainen
Fax : 001 703 204 1497

International Co-operative Alliance
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Alina Pawlowska
E-mail : ica@coop.org

Possible participants :

Ganesh Gupta
S. Belavadi