عنوان مقاله [English]
The objective of the current article is to identify the relation between managers' capabilities and performance of consumer cooperative in Kerman city. This study was carried out in correlating method and research method was library study and reviewing annual performance and document reports. Statistical population of this study consisted of 21 managers of consumer cooperative in Kerman in 2010. Statistical analysis was conducted using SPSS 16 to calculate descriptive statistics, correlation and regression. Based on literature, for performance evaluation, the paper used financial indicators such as ROA, ROE and profit margin. Also managers' capabilities were examined by three variables: education, working experience and education disciplines related to cooperative activity.
According to correlation analysis, working experience and education disciplines related to cooperative activity have significant positive relationship with cooperative performance but there is no significant relationship between education and cooperative performance. The result of multiple regression analysis indicated that work experience is the most effective variable on cooperative performance. 35.2% of the changes in performance is caused by work experience and education disciplines related to cooperative activity.