Worker-Owner Workbook

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How to Use this Book:

This Worker-Owner Workbook has been designed to help you develop your worker-ownership culture. You will build a worker-ownership mindset within yourself and with your co-op team members every week in your team meetings. In this workbook, you will:

  • Learn the essential concepts of and test your knowledge on the co-op movement, labor movement, and the Mondragon cooperative network of Spain
  • Understand nuts and bolts of business financials with open book management to give you true and effective power to understand and democratically participate in your co-op’s day-to-day business decisions
  • Learn how to connect with ourselves and with others through solidarity building practices, one of our greatest tools to fight back against oppression of working people and build an inclusive economy that works for all