Distinguishing a Co-op From Other Business Organizations
Each Member / Patron Has at Least One Business Interest in Common With Every Other Member / Patron
Those Common Business Interests Form Business Relationships that Each Member / Patron has in Common With the Cooperative
Unique Governance Speed Bump: Co-op Directors are Simultaneously Co-op Patrons and Fiduciaries of the Co-op, Which Creates Conflict of Interest for each Co-op Director. No For Profit Business Organization has that Organic Conflict in its Governance.