In 1956 the Mondragon Corporation, a Spanish federation of worker cooperatives was founded on a vision of cooperative entrepreneurship. The organisation began with a community-run training school followed by a manufacturing operation run by 24 worker members making cooking stoves. The founder then helped establish the equivalent of a credit union that channelled the community's savings into the development of new local businesses. The school, the cooking stove company and the bank were all part ...

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2.2.4 Formulate and review business unit strategy
4.1.4 Develop & implement marketing strategy
4.1.1 Identify market segments & target customers

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