عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
The main question of this research was determining variables affecting the performance of consumer cooperatives. The investigation was based on a theoretical framework leading to three hypotheses. The findings suggest that the progress and productivity of co-operatives correlate with twenty independent variables such as the type of rnangcment; capability, education and experience of managers; and the level of their social awareness, belief in and using of the principles of co-operatives, members' participation, self-sufficiency, and responsibility.