When Members Fail—The Case of Rabobank, The Netherlands

  • Gert van Dijk
  • Panagiota Sergaki
  • George Baourakis
Part of the Cooperative Management book series (COMA)


Up to now we have discussed the cooperative model and have laid emphasis on the board and the management. In the present chapter, we draw attention to the role of the members.


  1. Van Dijk, G., Klep, G., & Egerstrom, L. (2005). When market fails: An introduction to cooperation (p. 12). Nationale CooperatieveRaad: Breukelen.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert van Dijk
    • 1
  • Panagiota Sergaki
    • 2
  • George Baourakis
    • 3
  1. 1.TIAS School for Business and SocietyTilburg UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural EconomicsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of Business Economics and ManagementMediterranean Agronomic Institute of ChaniaChaniaGreece

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