sociology of law on the Merger of the Agricultural Cooperative
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
|Research Institution||FUKUSHIMA UNIVERSITY|
TAKASE Masao Fukushima University, professor, 行政社会学部, 教授 (90109710)
上田 真理 福島大学, 行政社会学部, 助教授 (20282254)
福島 雄一 福島大学, 行政社会学部, 助教授 (30261720)
塩谷 弘康 福島大学, 行政社会学部, 助教授 (50250965)
今野 順夫 福島大学, 行政社会学部, 教授 (60006591)
稲庭 恒一 福島大学, 行政社会学部, 教授 (10036585)
SHIOYA Hiroyasu Fukushima University, associate professor
UEDA Mari Fukushima University, associate professor
INANIWA Koichi Fukushima University, professor
KONNO Toshio Fukushima University, professor
FUKUSHIMA Yuiti Fukushima University, associate professor
|Project Fiscal Year
1996 – 1998
Completed(Fiscal Year 1998)
|Budget Amount *help
¥2,600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥2,600,000)
Fiscal Year 1998 : ¥500,000 (Direct Cost : ¥500,000)
Fiscal Year 1997 : ¥1,000,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,000,000)
Fiscal Year 1996 : ¥1,100,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,100,000)
|Keywords||Agricultural Cooperative Association / Nohkyo / Merger of the Agricultural Cooperative / wide area merger / Fukushima prefecture / merger management plan / 農業協同組合 / 農協 / 農協合併 / 広域合併 / 福島県 / 合併経営計画 / 農協協同組合 / 合併賛成 / 合併反対 / 合併集落座談会 / 合併総会 / 合併の組合せ / 合併阻害要因 / 合併規模 / 合併手続 / 合併のメリット / 合併のデメリット / 合併後の労働条件|
The movement of ZENCHU (the Central Union of Agricultural Cooperatives) that will reduce the number of agricultural cooperative associations to 1,000 by merger until 2000A.D.Is In progress with some problems. In Tohoku district, a percentage of mergers In Yamagata prefecture is high , but in Aomori pref. is low. In Fukushima pref. 13 merger projects are achieved among 16 projects.
In Fukushima pref. there are three types of responses to merger. (1)Most cooperative associations joined In the merger, (2)some can't join because of bad business, (3)others can't join too, because of good business.
The merger of JA ABUKUMA-ISIKAWA(ABUKUMA-ISIKAWA Agricultural Cooperative Association) belongs to the type(1). Its merger management plan was aimed to secure its management, to strengthen the organization, to establish the wide area fanning system, to manage democratically, to regard the branches as important, to arrange the key facilities, and to connect with towns and villages concerned. After the merger, JA ABUKUMA-ISIKAWA arranged their facilities, although the member was dissatisfied to transfer the farming advisers from the branches to the farming centers, and to reduce and transfer the staff to other branches. Therefore, In 1999, the key branches were established and the farming advisers were transfered to them. On the one hand JA ABUKUMA-ISIKAWA employed temporary staffs partially when staffs retired, on the other hand reduced the number of staffs. We think that an aspect to pursue a profit by economies of scale was prior to an aspect to recognize an evil of wide area merger and restrict it.
Today, ZENCHU and MAFF(Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries) promote the mergers as movement and policy. Merger increases the member scale and weaken the relationship between cooperative association and member.
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