Faculty Publications

Below you will find significant publlications by faculty and staff, including books, chapters in books, journal articles, occasional papers, various types of reports, and proceedings.
Murray Fulton




Fulton, M.E., Brett Fairbairn, and Dionne Pohler. 2017. Credit Unions in Canada: Design Principles for Greater Co-operation. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. PDF

Fulton, M.E., and Peter Couchman. 2015. When Big Co-ops Fail. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. PDF

Fairbairn, Brett, Murray Fulton, and Dionne Pohler. 2015. Governance as a Determinant of Success or Failure: What Other Co-ops Can Learn from Co-op Atlantic. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.  PDF

Fulton, Murray. 2015. “Fellows Address: Agricultural Policy in the 21st Century: Economics and Politics.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 63, no. 1: 7–18.

Baylis, Cathy, Murray Fulton, and Travis Reynolds. 2016. “The Political Economy of Export Restrictions: The Case of Vietnam and India,” in Food Security in a Food Abundant World: An Individual Country Perspective, vol. 16, ed. A. Schmitz, P.L. Kennedy, and T.G. Schmitz

Fulton, M.E., and T. Reynolds. 2015. "The Political Economy of Food Price Volatility: The Case of Vietnam and Rice." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 97, no. 4: 1206–26.

Fulton, M.E., and Jean-Pierre Girard. 2015. Demutualization of Co-operatives and Mutuals, report for Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada PDF

Fulton, M.E., and Travis Reynolds. 2015. “The Political Economy of Food Price Volatility: The Case of Vietnam and Rice.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, published online 25 May 2015, doi:10.1093/ajae/aav019.

Fulton, M.E., and D. Pohler. 2014. “Co-operative Development in Rural and Aboriginal Communities,” SaskBusiness magazine, April/May.

Fulton, M.E., with M.M. Atkinson and B. Kim. 2014. “Why Do Governments Use Pay for Performance? Contrasting Theories and Interview Evidence.” Canadian Public Administration 57, no. 3 (September): 436–58.

Fulton, M.E., and F. Nicoleta Uzea. 2014. “Leadership and Coordination in Federated Co-operative Systems: Insights from a Federated Marketing System.” In Research Handbook on Sustainable Co-operative Enterprise: Case Studies of Organisational Resilience in the Co-operative Business Model, ed. Tim Mazzarol, Sophie Reboud, Elena Mamouni Limnios, and Delwyn Clark. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Heit, Jason, M.E. Fulton, and B. Fairbairn. 2014. “Autonomy and Identity: Constraints and Possibilities in Western Canada’s Co-operative Retailing System.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses, ed. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Uzea, F.N., and M.E. Fulton. 2014. “Mechanisms for Effective Alliance Management: Insights from a Federated Cooperative Marketing System.International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 17, no. 1: 95–126.

Atkinson, Michael, and Murray Fulton. 2013. “Understanding Public Sector Ethics: Beyond Agency Theory in Canada’s Sponsorship Scandal.” International Public Management Journal 16, no. 3: 386–412.

Pohler, Dionne, and M. Fulton. 2013. “Why We Should Take the Co-operative Business Model More Seriously,” StarPhoenix, 8 November.

Fulton, M.E., and J. Vercammen. 2013. “Optimal NGO Financing of a Resource Management Certification Scheme.” Environmental & Resource Economics (August).

Atkinson, M.M., and M.E. Fulton. 2013. “Understanding Public Sector Ethics: Beyond Agency Theory in Canada’s Sponsorship Scandal.” International Public Management Journal 16, no. 3: 386–412.

Fulton, M.E., and K. Giannakas. 2013. “The Future of Agricultural Cooperatives.” Annual Review of Resource Economics 5.

Cule, M., and M.E. Fulton. 2013. “Corporate Governance and Subjective Well-Being.” Applied Economics Letters 20, no. 4: 364–67.

Fulton, M.E., and K. Giannakas. 2012. “The Value of a Norm: Open Membership and the Horizon Problem in Cooperatives.” Journal of Rural Cooperation 40, no. 2: 145–61.

Lamprinakis, L., and M.E. Fulton. 2011. “Does Acquisition of a Cooperative Generate Profits for the Buyer? The Dairyworld Case.” Journal of Agricultural Economics 42: 89–100.

Yiannaka, A., and M.E. Fulton. 2011. “Getting Away with Robbery? Patenting Behavior with the Threat of Infringement.” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 20, no 2: 625–48.

Fulton, M.E. 2011. “Challenges Facing the Grain Handling and Transportation System in Western Canada in a Post Canadian Wheat Board Environment.” Working Paper, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan.

Fulton, M.E., and K. Larson. 2009. “Overconfidence and Hubris: The Demise of Agricultural Co-operatives in Western Canada.” Journal of Rural Cooperation 37, no. 2: 166–200.

Fulton, M.E., and J. Vercammen. 2009. “Optimal Two-Part Pricing in a Carbon Offset Market: A Comparison of Organizational Types.” Southern Journal of Economics 76, no. 2: 513–32.

Bontems, P., and M. Fulton. 2009. “Organizational Structure, Redistribution and the Endogeneity of Cost: Cooperatives, Investor-Owned Firms and the Cost of Procurement.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 72, no. 1: 322–43.

Cule, M., and M. Fulton. 2009. “Business Culture and Tax Evasion: Why Corruption and the Unofficial Economy Can Persist.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 72, no. 3: 811–22.

Fulton, M.E., and K. A. Larson. 2009. “The Restructuring of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool: Overconfidence and Agency.” Journal of Cooperatives (Special Issue) 23: 1–19.



Brett Fairbairn

Fulton, M.E., Brett Fairbairn, and Dionne Pohler. 2017. Credit Unions in Canada: Design Principles for Greater Co-operation. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. PDF

Fairbairn, Brett. 2015. Co-operatives and Universities: Some Reflections. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Fairbairn, Brett, Murray Fulton, and Dionne Pohler. 2015. Governance as a Determinant of Success or Failure: What Other Co-ops Can Learn from Co-op Atlantic. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.  PDF

Fairbairn, Brett. 2015. “Elephant in the Room: Time for Dialogue on University Autonomy and Public Accountability?” Conference Board of Canada Centre for Skills and Postsecondary Education blog, February.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2015. “Demutualization in Co-operative Thought: Perspectives on Assets in Co-operatives.” Unpublished research note for project on demutualization led by Murray Fulton and funded by Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada, January.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2014. “What would a sustainable university look like?” Opinion piece, University Affairs, December.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2014. “Universities need to aspire.” Op-ed, StarPhoenix, 24 October.

Fairbairn, Brett, and Nora Russell, eds. 2014. Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2014. “Introduction:  Where We Stand — Place, Enterprise, and Community.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Fairbairn, Brett, with Rob Dobrohoczki. 2014. “‘I Felt That I Had Lost Myself’: Credit Unions, Economies, and the Construction of Locality.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Heit, Jason, Brett Fairbairn, and Murray Fulton. 2014. “Autonomy and Identity: Constraints and Possibilities in Western Canada’s Co-operative Retailing System.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2014. “Imagination and the Future: Learning from Social Enterprises.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2014. “Appendix: The Enterprise with Many Names: Establishing a Common Language.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Fairbairn, Brett, with Rob Dobrohoczki. 2012. “The ‘New’ Credit Union: Sunova Credit Union.” In A Co-operative Dilemma: Converting Organizational Form, ed. J. Sousa and R. Herman. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2012. “A Shift in Values: Credit Union Expansion by Conversion of Bank Branches,” in A Co-operative Dilemma: Converting Organizational Form, ed. Jorge Sousa and Roger Herman. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2009. “Imagination and Identity: The Social Economy and the State in Canada.” In The Worldwide Making of the Social Economy: Innovations and Changes, ed. J. Defourny, P. Develtere, B. Fonteneau, and M. Nyssens. Leuven/Den Haag: Acco.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2008.“Economic and Social Developments.” In Imperial Germany 1871–1918: The Short Oxford History of Germany, ed. James Retallack. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2008. “Communications, Culture, and Co-operatives: Liminal Organizations in a Liminal Age.” In Integrating Diversities within a Complex Heritage: Essays in the Field of Co-operative Studies, ed. Ian MacPherson and Erin McLaughlin-Jenkins. Victoria: New Rochdale Press.

Fairbairn, Brett. 2008. “‘Canada’s Co-operative Province’: Individualism and Mutualism in a Settler Society, 1905–2005.” In Perspectives of Saskatchewan: 1905–2005, ed. Jene Porter. Michigan State University Press.



Lou Hammond Ketilson




B. Anastase, S. Chambo, J. Jaffe, S. Javan, C. Hanson, G. Habiyameye, L. Hammond Ketilson, A. Mchopa, J. Mugisha, D. Namwanje, M. Nimusiima, B. Obaa, V. Rutaremara, and E. Towo
. 2017. Examining Success Factors for Sustainable Rural Development through the Integrated Co-operative Model. (577pp., Research Report, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives).

Hammond Ketilson, Lou. 2017. “Developing and Sustaining Communities: The Role of Co-operatives.” In The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-operative, and Co-owned Business ed. Jonathan Michie, Joseph Blasi, and Carlo Borzaga. Oxford University Press.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, and Jessica Gordon Nembhard. 2015. "Identifying the Appropriate Indicators to Measure the Impact of Credit Unions and Other Co-operatives on Their Communities." In Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities: Tools to Measure Co-operative Impact and Performance, ed. L. Brown, C. Carini, J. Gordon Nembhard, L. Hammond Ketilson, E. Hicks, J. McNamara, S. Novkovic, D. Rixon, and R. Simmons. Saskatoon and Ottawa: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives and Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, Jessica Gordon Nembhard, and Myrna Hewitt. 2015. "Assessing the Impact of Credit Unions on Their Communities: A Pre-Test of Possible Indicators." Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities: Tools to Measure Co-operative Impact and Performance, ed. L. Brown, C. Carini, J. Gordon Nembhard, L. Hammond Ketilson, E. Hicks, J. McNamara, S. Novkovic, D. Rixon, and R. Simmons. Saskatoon and Ottawa: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives and Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou. 2015. “Understanding Co-operatives through Research.” Review of International Co-operation 101, no. 1.

Hammond Ketilson, L., and Marie-Paule Robichaud, eds. 2014. Co-operatives’ Power of Innovation: Texts Selected from the International Call for Papers. Quebec: Conseil québecois de la cooperation et de la mutualité.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, with J. Gordon Nembhard and P. Thomas. 2014. “Measuring the Impact of Credit Unions on Wealth Building in Communities: Identifying the Appropriate Indicators.” In Co-operatives’ Power of Innovation: Texts Selected from the International Call for Papers, ed. L. Hammond Ketilson and M.-P. Robichaud. Quebec: Conseil québecois de la cooperation et de la mutualité.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou. 2014. “Partnering to Finance Enterprise Development within the Aboriginal Social Economy,” Canadian Public Policy 40, no. s1 (April): 39–49.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou. 2014. “First Nations Co-operatives in Canada: (Re)inventing Appropriate Forms of Enterprise.” In Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses, ed. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, and Kimberly Brown. 2013. Models for Effective Credit Union Governance: Maintaining Community Connections Following a Merger. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou. 2012. “Foreword” to Sharing My Life: Building the Co-operative Movement by Harold Chapman. Saskatoon: Harold Chapman and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, Cornelius Christian, Maxim Gertler-Jaffe, and Michael Gertler. 2012. “Providing Financial Services to Saskatchewan’s Immigrant Community.” Study commissioned by Affinity Credit Union. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, volume ed. 2012. Review of International Co-operation 101, no. 1.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, and Kimberly Brown. 2009. Financing Aboriginal Enterprise Development: The Potential for Using Co-operative Models. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, and Johnston Birchall. 2009. Resilience of the Co-operative Business Model in Times of Crisis: Geneva: International Labour Organisation.

Michael Gertler

JoAnne Jaffe and Michael Gertler. 2017. “Rural Sociology.” In The Cambridge Handbook of Sociology, ed. Kathleen Odell Korgen. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Viveros-Guzmán, Arcadio, and Michael Gertler.  2015. “Latino Farmworkers in Saskatchewan: Language Barriers and Health and Safety.” Journal of Agromedicine 20, no. 3: 341–48

Gertler, Michael. 2015. “Co-operatives.” In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Studies, ed. K. Albala. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, Cornelius Christian, Maxim Gertler-Jaffe, and Michael Gertler. 2012. “Providing Financial Services to Saskatchewan’s Immigrant Community.” Study commissioned by Affinity Credit Union. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Gertler, Michael E., and Nora Russell. 2012. “Where Would We Be without Co-ops?” Planet S and Prairie Dog magazines (October).

Gertler, Michael E. 2012. “Co-operatives Enterprises Build a Better World.” Earthbeat (fall).

Gertler, Michael E. 2012. “Co-operating to Build a Better West: A Co-operative Success.” The Co-operative Spotlight  (November).

Gertler, Michael E. 2012. “Brief to the Special Committee on Co-operatives.” 41st Parliament, First Session, House of Commons.

Gertler, Michael E., and Jason Heit. 2011. Co-operative Marketing Options for Organic Agriculture. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Gertler, Michael. 2006. Co-operative Membership as a Complex and Dynamic Social Process. Booklet. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Gertler, Michael 2006. Synergy and Strategic Advantage: Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Booklet. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Sanderson, Kim, Michael Gertler, Diane Martz, and Ramesh Mahabir. 2005. Farmers' Markets in North America: A Background Document. Community-University Institute for Social Research.

Gertler, Michael, JoAnn Jaffe, and Lenore Swystun. 2004. "The Old Same Place? Gender Relations on Cooperative and Conventional Farms in Saskatchewan." Prairie Forum 29: 253–77.

Gertler, Michael, JoAnn Jaffe, and Lenore Swystun. 2003. Beyond Beef and Barley: Organizational Innovation and Social Factors in Farm Diversification and Sustainability. Research Reports. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Gertler, Michael. 2001. Rural Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Booklet. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Hammond Ketilson, Lou, Michael Gertler, Murray Fulton, Roy Dobson, and Leslie Polsom. 1998. The Social and Economic Importance of the Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan. Research Report. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.



Isobel Findlay

Findlay, Isobel. "Pre-cursors to the Sharing Economy: Co-operatives.” In The Sharing Economy: Possibilities, Challenges, and the Way Forward, ed. Pia A. Albinsson and B. Yasanthi Perera, Praeger Publishing, forthcoming

Findlay, Isobel. 2017. “Weaving the Interdisciplinary Basket: Building Resilient and Knowledgeable Communities and Economies.” In Visioning a Mi’kmaw Humanities: Indigenizing the Academy, ed. Marie Battiste, Cape Breton University Press.

Battiste, Marie, Lynne Bell, Isobel Findlay, Len Findlay, and Sa’ke’j Henderson. 2017. “Afterword: Mobilizing the Indigenous Renaissance and Humanities.” In Visioning a Mi’kmaw Humanities: Indigenizing the Academy, ed. Marie Battiste, Cape Breton University Press.

Wāhpāsiw, Omeasoo, Isobel M. Findlay, and Lisa Erickson. 2015. Exploring the Potential for a University of Saskatchewan Research Shop: A Consultation Report, Community-University Institute for Social Research.

Ryan, Jimmy, and Isobel M. Findlay. 2015. YXE Connects 2015: A Research Report, Community-University Institute for Social Research.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Diane Martz. 2015. “Conclusion.” In Journeys in Community-Based Research, ed. Bonnie Jeffery, Isobel M. Findlay, Diane Martz, and Louise Clarke. Regina: University of Regina Press.

Findlay, Isobel M., Clifford Ray, and Maria Basualdo. 2015. “The Ethics of Engagement: Learning with an Aboriginal Co-operative in Saskatchewan.” In Journeys in Community-Based Research, ed. Bonnie Jeffery, Isobel M. Findlay, Diane Martz, and Louise Clarke. Regina: University of Regina Press.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Nazeem Muhajarine, eds. 2015. Quality of Life: Towards Sustainable Community Futures [special issue], Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning 1, no. 2.

Jeffery, Bonnie, Isobel M. Findlay, Diane Martz, and Louise Clarke, eds. 2015. Journeys in Community-Based Research. Regina: University of Regina Press.

Locker, Kitty O., and Isobel M. Findlay. 2015. Business Communication Now. 3rd Cdn. Ed. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Findlay, Isobel M. et al. 2015. “Building Critical Community Engagement through Scholarship: Three Case Studies.” Engaged Scholar Journal: Community-engaged Research, Teaching, and Learning 1, no. 1: 31–48.

Findlay, Isobel M., Ana Maria Peredo, and Fiona Duguid, eds. and intro. 2015. “Co-operating at the (Cutting) Edge: Innovation for Social Inclusion, Sustainability, and Solidarity Economies.” [special issue] Journal of Co-operative Studies 47, no. 1: 1–100.

Battiste, Marie, Sakej Henderson, Isobel M. Findlay, and Len Findlay. 2013. “Conversations with Daniel Coleman: Different Knowings and the Indigenous Humanities.” In Rethinking the Humanities [special issue] English Studies in Canada 38, no. 1 (March): 141–59.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Jantina Kowbel. 2013. “Engaging an Age-Diverse Workplace: Revisiting a Business Opportunity and Challenge.” Journal of Business & Financial Affairs 2, no. 2 (February): 1–3.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Len Findlay. 2013. “Co-operatives in Canada: After the Crisis and beyond the Binaries, Co-operatives during Crisis and Post-Crisis.” ICA Global Research Conference 2013—Abstracts. Nicosia: Cultural Center, European University–Cyprus, 12–15 June.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Len Findlay. 2013. “Co-operatives: After the Crisis and Beyond the Binaries, Genossenschaften im Fokus einer neuen Wirtschaftspolitik [Cooperatives in the Focus of a New Economic Policy].” Proceedings of the 2012 XVII International Conference on Cooperative Studies, Association of Cooperative Research Institutes, University of Vienna, ed.  Johann Brazda, Markus Dellinger, and Dietmar Rößl. Vienna: LIT Verlag AG, pp. 809–20.

Findlay, Isobel M., James Popham, Patrick Ince, and Sarah Takahashi. 2013. Through the Eyes of Women: What a Co-operative Can Mean in Supporting Women during Confinement and Integration. Saskatoon: Community-University Institute for Social Research and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Findlay, Isobel M., Clifford Ray, and Maria Basualdo. 2012. “Research as Engagement: Rebuilding the Knowledge Economy of the Northern Trappers Association Co-operative.” In Community-University Partnerships: Reflections on the Canadian Social Economy Experience, ed. Peter V. Hall and Ian MacPherson. Victoria: University of Victoria.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Len Findlay. 2012. “A New Opportunity for Co-operative Education: Linking and Learning with the Indigenous Humanities.” New Opportunities for Co-operatives: New Opportunities for People. Proceedings of the 2011 International Co-operative Alliance Global Research Conference, Mikkeli, Finland, ed. Johanna Heiskanen, Hagen Henrÿ, Pekka Hytinkoski, and Tapani KöppäMikkeli. University of Helsinki Ruralia Institute, pp. 39–50.

Findlay, Isobel M., and Warren Weir. 2012. “Accounting and Aboriginal Peoples: From the Bottom Line to Lines of Relation.” Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development 7, no. 2 (Fall): 55–69.

Locker, Kitty O., and Isobel M. Findlay. 2012. Business Communication Now. 2nd Cdn Ed. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.

Findlay, Isobel M. 2012. “Back to the Future? Rebuilding Sustainable Economies and Communities.” Journal of Business & Financial Affairs 1, no. 1: 1–3.

Findlay, Isobel M. 2011. “Nuna is my body”: What Northerners Can Teach about Social Cohesion. In Community Survival: Co-operative Solutions for Local Economies, ed. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Brown, Kimberley, Isobel M. Findlay, and Robert Dobrohoczki. 2011. Community Resilience, Adaptation, and Innovation: The Case of the Social Economy in La Ronge. Saskatoon: Community-University Institute for Social Research and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Findlay, Isobel M. 2010. “Rebuilding Sustainable Livelihoods: Engaging Aboriginal Youth in the Northern Saskatchewan Trappers Association Co-operative.” International Co-operative Alliance European Research Conference Co-operatives Contributions to a Plural Economy: Abstracts. Lyons, France: Université Lumière Lyon 2, 2–4 September. 

Chopin, Nicola S., and Isobel M. Findlay. 2010. Exploring Key Informants’ Experiences with Self-Directed Funding: A Research Report. Saskatoon: Community-University Institute for Social Research and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Pattison, Dwayne, and Isobel M. Findlay. 2010. Self-Determination in Action: The Entrepreneurship of the Northern Saskatchewan Trappers Association Co-operative. Saskatoon: Community-University Institute for Social Research and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Findlay, Isobel M., Julia Bidonde, Maria Basualdo, and Alyssa McMurtry. 2009. South Bay Park Rangers Employment Project for Persons Living with a Disability: A Case Study in Individual Empowerment and Community Interdependence. Saskatoon: Community-University Institute for Social Research and Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.



Eric Micheels

Gabruch, Amanda, and Eric T. Micheels. 2017. "The Effect of Saskatchewan's Ownership Restrictions on Farmland Values." Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 42, no. 1: 114–26.

Mirzaei, Omid, Eric T. Micheels, and Andreas Boecker. 2016. "Product and Marketing Innovation in Farm-Based Businesses: The Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation and Market Orientation." International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 19, no. (2: 99–130.

Micheels, Eric, and J.F. Nolan. 2016. "Examining the Effects of Absorptive Capacity and Social Capital on the Adoption of Agricultural Innovations: A Canadian Prairie Case Study." Agricultural Systems 145: 127–38.

Micheels, Eric T., with R. Lassoued, J.E. Hobbs, and D. Zhang. 2016. “Consumer Trust in Chicken Brands: A Structural Equation Model.” Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 63, no. 4: 621–47.

Micheels, Eric T., with S. Forbes-Brown and J.E. Hobbs. 2015. “Consumer Willingness to Pay for Milk and Ice Cream with the 100% Canadian Milk Label: A Discrete Choice Experiment.” Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing 28, no. 3: 203–24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08974438.2015.1054542

Micheels, Eric. 2015. "Factors Affecting Absorptive Capacity among Western Canadian Grain Farms." Proceedings of the 20th International Farm Management Congress.

Forbes-Brown, S., E.T. Micheels, and J.E. Hobbs. 2015. "Signalling Origin: Consumer Willingness to Pay for Dairy Products with the "100% Canadian Milk" Label." Proceedings of the 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists.

Micheels, Eric, and Hamish Gow. 2013. "Market Driven Innovation and Entrepreneurial Behaviour: The Strategic Value of a Market Orientation in Primary Agriculture." International Journal of Agricultural Management 3, no. 1: 21–29. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5836/ijam/2014-01-04

Micheels, E.T., and H.R. Gow. 2012. “The Effect of Alternative Market Orientation Strategies on Firm Performance.” International Journal of Marketing Studies 4 no. 3:  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ijms.v4n3p2

Micheels, E.T., and H.R. Gow. 2011. “Market Orientation and Firm Performance across Value Disciplines in the Illinois Beef Sector.” International Journal of Agricultural Management 1, no. 2: 38–48.

Micheels, E.T., and H.R. Gow. 2011. “The Moderating Effects of Trust and Commitment on Market Orientation, Value Discipline Clarity, and Firm Performance.” Agribusiness: An International Journal 27, no. 3: 360–78.

Blumthal, M., N.D. Paulson, E.T. Micheels, and R. Farrell. 2010. “A Guatemalan Soycow Cooperative: Is the Whole Greater than the Sum of its Parts?” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 13, no. 4: 157–72.

Micheels, E.T., and H.R. Gow. 2009. “Do Market Oriented Firms Demonstrate Clarity on Their Value Discipline? Evidence from Illinois Beef Producers.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 12, no. 3: 127–52.





Dionne Pohler

Fulton, M.E., Brett Fairbairn, and Dionne Pohler. 2017. Credit Unions in Canada: Design Principles for Greater Co-operation. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. PDF

Pohler, Dionne, and J. Schmidt. 2016. “Does Pay-for-Performance Strain the Employment Relationship? The Effect of Manager Bonus Eligibility on Non-Management Employee Turnover.” Personnel Psychology 69, no. 2: 395–429. DOI: 10.1111/peps.12106.

Pohler, Dionne, and Andrew Luchak. 2015. “Are Unions Good or Bad for Organizations? The Moderating Role of Management’s Response.” British Journal of Industrial Relations 53, no. 3: 423–59.

Pohler, Dionne, and Andrew Luchak. 2014. “The Missing Employee in Employee Voice Research.” In The Handbook of Research on Employee Voice, ed. A. Wilkinson, J. Donaghey, T. Dundon, and R. Freeman. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Pohler, Dionne, and Andrew Luchak. 2014. “Balancing Efficiency, Equity and Voice: The Impact of Unions and High Involvement Work Practices on Work Outcomes.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 67, no. 4: 1063–94. DOI: 10.1177/0019793914546295.

Pohler, Dionne, and Chelsea Willness. 2014. “Balancing Interests in the Search for Occupational Legitimacy: The HR Professionalization Project in Canada.” Human Resource Management 53, no. 3: 467–88.

Fulton, M.E., and D. Pohler. 2014. “Co-operative Development in Rural and Aboriginal Communities,” SaskBusiness magazine, April/May.

Pohler, Dionne. 2014. “Ontario: Please Come Back to the CCHRA.” The Canadian HR Reporter July.

Pohler, Dionne. 2013. “Labour Union Impacts on Organizations and Employees in Canada,” Western Policy Analyst 5 no. 2: 7–8.

Pohler, Dionne, and M. Fulton. 2013. “Why We Should Take the Co-operative Business Model More Seriously,” StarPhoenix, 8 November.

Pohler, Dionne. 2013. Book review of Doellgast, V. 2012. Disintegrating Democracy at Work: The Future of Good Jobs in the Service Economy. Ithaca NY: Cornell ILR Press. In Work and Occupations 40, no. 1: 67–69.

Pohler, Dionne. 2012. “The Merit of a Points-Based Merit System at the Edwards School of Business.” Ivey Publishing. Product #9B11C042, Teaching Note #8B11C042, 17 January 2012.

Pohler, Dionne. 2011. “Creating a High Engagement Culture at Aeroplan.” Effectif 14, no. 4 (September/October): 45–46.

Brandl, Julia, and Dionne Pohler. 2010. “The Role of the Human Resource Department and Conditions That Affect Its Development: Explanations from Austrian CEOs.” Human Resource Management 49, no. 6: 1025–46.

Luchak, Andrew, and Dionne Pohler. 2010. “Pensions as Psychological Contracts: Implications for Work Outcomes. Industrial Relations 49, no. 1: 61–82.

Luchak, Andrew, Dionne Pohler, and Ian Gellatly. 2008. “When Do Committed Employees Retire? The Effects of Organizational Commitment on Retirement Plans.” Human Resource Management 47, no 3: 581–99.




Abdullah Mamun

Mamun, Abdullah, Sardan Komlenovic, and Dev Mishra. 2011. "Business Cycle and Aggregate Industry Mergers." Journal of Economics and Finance 35, no 3 (July): 239–59.  

Mamun, Abdullah, M. Kabir Hassan, and Ihsan Isik. 2011. "Cross-border Impact of the Financial Services Modernization Act: Evidence from Large Foreign Banks." Applied Economics Letters 18, no. 4: 337–41.

Mamun, Abdullah, Lawrence Rose, and Wei-Huei Hsu. 2010. "Size Does Matter! The Intra-Industry Effect of Bank Loan Ratings." Applied Financial Economics 20, no. 23 (November): 1807–18.




Nora Russell

Sanchez Bajo, Claudia, Jamie Campbell, Kaye Grant, and Nora Russell. 2017. Fedore Cooperative: Effective Conflict Resolution and Decision Making. Case Study and Teaching Note. London, ON: Ivey Publishing.

Fairbairn, Brett, and Nora Russell, eds. 2014. Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Wickremarachchi, Sugandhi, and Nora Russell. 2013. Co-operating to Build a Better West: Proceedings of a Conference Celebrating the 2012 United Nations International Year of Co-operatives. (88pp., Research Report, Centre for the Study of Co-operatives)

Gertler, Michael E., and Nora Russell. 2012. “Where Would We Be without Co-ops?” Planet S and Prairie Dog magazines (October).

Fairbairn, Brett, and Nora Russell, eds. 2004. Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.

Fairbairn, Brett, Ian MacPherson, and Nora Russell, eds. 2000. Canadian Co-operatives in the Year 2000: Memory, Mutual Aid, and the Millennium. Saskatoon: Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.