Collaboration – a definition from Ethiconomics

Collaboration Definition to work with another or others on a joint project something created by working jointly with another or others Generally speaking we all understand what collaboration means. Essentially it is an arrangement in which two or more parties work jointly towards a common goal. [...]

The Journey to Employee Ownership – Nick Kuenssberg

Having launched Scott & Fyfe Limited – the Tayport-based technical textiles business – on the journey towards becoming an employee owned company, I thought it helpful to explain not only the context but also the reasoning behind its introduction and the special attributes behind our [...]

How to use stories to bring your presentation to life

Have you ever read a novel you couldn’t put down, or watched a film you couldn’t turn off, or listened to an audio book which held you spellbound? Why did they have that effect on you? Because they told a story. So if you want to captivate your audience when giving a speech or presentation – [...]

Competition kills innovation?

Recently I have been prompted to explore the relevance and reality of competition and how it has played out in my personal life, my relationships and how I see it showing up in the economy in the wider world. With regards to the latter, I am on seriously dodgy ground but feel drawn to make comment! [...]

Karen Wilkie – Co-operative Party Women’s Network

Women co-operators have always engaged in political action, campaigning early in the 19th & 20th centuries for the vote, for maternity benefits, milk for school-children, divorce law reform, a minimum wage; and initiating the white poppies peace campaign. This year we celebrated the 100th [...]

What is a co-operative?

A co-operative is a proper business. It is worth stating again. A co-operative is a proper business established to make profits, like any other business. In launching the3rdi magazine as a co-operative I have been surprised at the ignorance and misunderstanding that surrounds the co-operative [...]
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