Flashcards in Rochdale Pioneers Deck (8)
Why and when were they created?
1844, hunger politics due to economic decline
What were their 4 main approaches?
- money provided internally with fixed interest
- market values charged
- inclusion of women
- % of profit for education
How was a professional business structure maintained?
Managers elected from members, market price charged for customers and emphasis on maintaining reputation.
What book did Hollyoake release and when?
'Self-help of the people' in 1856
What did the book lead to?
332 co-ops created
How many co-ops were created after the RP's?
What were the RP's asked to do in 1856?
Supply wholesale services across the whole region.