Managing degeneration in large multinational-cooperatives: Lessons from the Mondragon Group

Ignacio Bretos

University of Zaragoza

Ignacio Bretos is a PhD student at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). His main research field deals with the study of the adoption of internationalization strategies in alternative organizations such as cooperatives and non-profit organizations. Particularly, he is interested in studying the impact of international growth in terms of democracy and worker participation in such organizations.


TOPIC 11-STAGE 5-MICRO Globalisation has made international expansion a prerequisite for competitiveness in firms, and worker-owned cooperatives have not escaped this phenomenon, thus increasing the emergence of degenerative... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ignacio Bretos (University of Zaragoza)
  2. Anjel Errasti (University of the Basque Country)

Topic Area

Topic #11 Hybrid co-operative forms (adopting characteristics of social enterprise, invest


OS-6C » Cooperative Failures and Recoveries (16:05 - Thursday, 26th May, Barceló Sala 4)

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