NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
MARCH 2014 EXAMINATION
Course Code: COP 311 Course Unit: 2
Course Title: Principles & Practice of Cooperatives
Time Allowed: 2HRS
Instructions: 1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other two (2).
2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks, while the other
questions carry equal marks each.
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner.
1a. Explain the nature and formation of a principle and identify the characteristics of a
1b. Managing a Co-operative Organisation without the application of principles.
1c. Describe the nature and importance of a good Co-operative Principle.
2a. What are the effects of the Industrial Revolution on Workers?
2b. Write short note on the following
i. “Hungry Forties”.
ii. Early Attempts to form Co-operatives by Workers
iii. Industrial Revolution in Britain
3. Write shot note on the following scholars and their contributions to the development
i. DR WILLIAM KING
ii. Robert Owen
iii. FRANZ SCHULZE
iv. Friedrich Raiffessein
4a. Discuss the reasons why earlier co-operative Societies starting from the ones formed
by Robert Owen failed?
4b. Describe the formation, management and plans of R.E.P
5a. Explain the formation of the I.C.A. and state the mission and objectives of the I.C.A
5b. List and explain briefly cooperative value?
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