Franchisors' self-identity and self-enactment during franchise start-up and its contribution to franchising a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in management department of management, marketing and entrepreneurship. Building successful franchises: the influence of franchise heterogeneity and relationship management on franchise success chutarat inma bba (ru), grad dip in marketing (mis), mba (c u) this thesis is presented for the degree of doctor of philosophy of murdoch university 2002. Franchiseed (previously 'asia-pacific centre for franchising excellence') was created to help people like you find independent information and research on franchising franchiseed is a not for profit which provides services to the franchise sector to provide education to encourage best practice. Majority of “franchise” chains is actually plurally structured looking at such highly heterogeneous profiles, my initial motivation of this dissertation was to explain why so many franchisors use plural forms instead of pure franchising, approaching this task both from a theoretical and a practical posi- tion. Essays on governance perspective on franchising a dissertation submitted to the kent state university graduate school of management in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy by andrey kretinin june, 2015. This thesis focuses on how franchisors and franchisees as alliance partners deal with this exploration/exploitation paradox in their franchise relationships a franchise relationship is a specific form of strategic alliance that has become more important both in a practical and an academic sense in the practical sense, over the. Students accepted in the master of marketing franchising, retail & service chains can apply for the grant offered by the university of rennes 1's foundation society of franchising learning through research to develop reasoning and critical thinking: participation to workshops, preparation of a master dissertation. Throughout this dissertation, the following six terms will be used as defined below: franchisor, franchisee, franchise board, independent association, franchise advisory council, and ad hoc council franchisor: a company that allows an individual (known as the franchisee) to run a location of its business the franchisor owns.
The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between form of ownership (independent vs franchise) and financial performance of a select group of small, mature firms manova and anova. Xii chapter 1 introduction 1 11 introduction 1 12 background of the study 1 121 history of franchising 3 122 definition of franchising 4 13 problem statement 5 14 research objectives 5 15 research questions 6 16 significance of the study 6 17 definition of key term 7 18 outline of the thesis. This dissertation examines whether the regulation of the franchise sector is effective in achieving two of the stated goals of the franchising code of conduct these two goals are redressing the imbalance of power in the relationship and increasing levels of certainty for participants in the sector based on. Franchising as a method of internationalization - subway case - peter strehle göksen iyiköy henning isbrecht - term paper - business economics - general - publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.
It has been accepted for inclusion in theses and dissertations by an authorized administrator of uwm digital commons for more information, please contact [email protected] recommended citation connor, megan corinne, anne rice for kids and twilight for tv: young adult media franchising and the vampire. Perception of franchising in ireland dissertation submitted in part fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of mbs at liverpool john moores university in contraction with dublin business school ingrida makaraite student no 1224585 mbs september, 2009. Franchise agreement : an analysis of the contractual elements of franchising renwick w richardson the university of montana follow this and additional works at: this thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the graduate school at scholarworks at university of montana.
It is based on this that the aim, objectives and the research questions of most dissertations are formulated there must be identified problems that the dissertation seems to tackle, mostly business problems despite the popularity of franchising among business organizations and entrepreneurs nowadays as a business. This thesis is an examination of the relationships and conflicts between franchisors and franchisees in the taiwan retail franchise market two examples, convenience stores and estate agencies, are compared as these typify the retail and service sectors the method adopted in this research is a form of exploratory.
The growth of franchising has been an important trend in the hospitality industry, since it was introduced into the restaurant sector by howard johnsons in the 1930s in recent years, because of intense competition quick service restaurants have experienced significant external and internal pressures such pressures have. The boundary conditions where one effect overcomes the other are worth exploring my dissertation comprises two essays assessing the performance implications of growth and geography in the context of franchising at two different levels of analysis – at the franchise system-, and at the individual outlet-level my first essay. Multicultural learning environment, joint classes with the french students of the other group of the master, talks/seminars of researchers of the international society of franchising learning through research to develop reasoning and critical thinking: participation to workshops, preparation of a master dissertation.
Of marketing alignment on franchising relationships by joseph michael matthes a dissertation presented to the faculty of the graduate college at the university of nebraska in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy major: interdepartmental area of business. Information storage and retrieval sy information derived from this researc ip strategy in franchising declaration in this dissertation is based on research carried out at the ch tion and planning of the faculty of business, economics at the university of vienna, austria no part of this dissertatio viously submitted for any other.
Although agency theory suggests that heavy franchisor control over certain functions is integral to the success of the franchise model, the applicability of this concept to human resource management (hrm) is unclear this thesis addresses research deficiencies at the junction of hrm and franchising through three research. Franchising is a growing business model in the us as franchising grows, however, franchisors can compete with their franchisees over the right to goodwill generated by the franchisee i have recently completed a dissertation in temple's doctoral program that examines legal mechanisms to address.
Nature this thesis presents empirical research based on the theoretical foundation of new institutional economics on the choice between non-equity entry modes in the hotel industry – specifically on the choice between franchising and management contracts, known as asset-light modes by practitioners. The franchisor/ franchisee relationship: the antecedents and outcomes of perceived franchisor support by mary kay (mimi) rickard a dissertation presented in partial fulfillment of requirements for the degree of doctor of business administration in the coles college of business. This thesis is to examine franchising as a possible growth strategy for a clothing store called aku & ada the company is new it has been open for only eight months now already during the business plan writing process was franchising brought up as a possibility for the company the purpose for this. Evidences that franchising is not promoting trade between member states as much as it could and should do applying a comparative law approach and drawing upon member states' existing statutory laws, this thesis seeks to show that this underdevelopment of franchising in the eu is, in part, due to the.