The Franchise Centre

2015 ISoF Conference Paper Abstracts

 
29th Annual ISoF Conference
School of Economics & Business 
University of Oviedo
Asturias, Spain
June 18 - June 21, 2015

  1. When the party’s over: Issues at the end of a franchising relationship
    Andrew Terry, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Maree Chetwin, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

  2. A cross-cultural exploration of franchise entrepreneurial orientation
    Anna Watson, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Olufunmilola (Lola) Dada, Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, UK
    Owen Wright, Griffith University, Australia
    Rozenn Perrigot,  University of Rennes, France

  3. Emergence of local retail food franchises in the Middle East: The influence of foreign franchises – Focus on Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates
    Bassem Nasri, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
    Pablo Collazo Yelpo, Institute for the Environment & Regional Development, Austria

  4. The effect of service complexity on performance of franchised outlets
    Ben Lawrence, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, USA
    Linda Canina, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, USA
    Cathy Enz, School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University, USA

  5. Knowledge based view of franchise system success: An empirical investigation and replication
    Hyo Jin (Jean) Jeon, College of Business Administration, University of Nevada, USA 
    Rajiv Dant, Michael F. Price College of Business, The University of Oklahoma, USA
    Brent Baker, College of Business and Public Administration, University of North Dakota, USA

  6. Linkages between pricing practices in franchise chains and franchisor-, franchisee- and system-level-outcomes
    Brinja Meiseberg, Institute of Strategic Management, Germany
    Rozenn Perrigot, Graduate School of Management, University of Rennes 1, France

  7. More or Less Integration? Sector-based differences in French franchising and brand-distribution networks
    Odile Chanut, Aix-Marseille University, France
    Magali Chaudey, University of Lyon, France
    Muriel Fadairo, University of Lyon, France

  8. Ownership and control in franchising networks
    Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna, Austria
    Magali Chaudey, University of Lyon, France
    Muriel Fadairo, University of Lyon, France

  9. Revised statutory cooling off provisions as a solution to the ‘market for lemons’ problem in business format franchising
    Courtenay Atwell, School of Taxation and Business Law, University of New South Wales, Australia

  10. Certification: Motivations and perceptions of value within the franchise sector
    Denise Cumberland, College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville
    Gary Jones, College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville
    Evelien Croonen, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

  11. Organizational capabilities and multi-unit franchising
    Dildar Hussain, ESC Rennes School of Business, Rennes, France
    Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna, Austria

  12. Influence of brand, up-front franchise fees and initial investment on entrepreneurs’ decisions to open a franchise outlet
    Esther Calderon-Monge, Department of Economics and Business Management, University of Burgos, Spain
    Pilar Huerta-Zavala, Department of Economics and Business Management, University of Burgos, Spain
    Jannett Ayup-González, Faculty of Commerce and Administration, University Autonoma of Tamaulipas, Mexico

  13. Elvis has left the building; why franchisees leave their franchise systems
    Evelien Croonen, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maryse Brand, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

  14. The royalty rate and the trade-off between risk and incentives; Determinants and performance outcomes in franchising networks
    Cintya Lanchimba, National Polytechnic School, Ecuador | Université de Lyon, France
    Muriel Fadairo, Université de Lyon, France
    Josef Windsperger, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna, Austria

  15. A Multi-Sector Examination of Antecedents of Voluntary Information Disclosure by Franchisors
    Farhad Sadeh, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada
    Manish Kacker, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada

  16. Entrepreneurial Orientation, Innovation and Performance in Franchise Networks: A Configurational Approach
    Nabil Khelil, Normandie University, France
    Catherine Allix-Desfautaux, Normandie University, France
    Anne-Laure Le Nadant, Normandie University, France
    Fanny Simon-Lee, Normandie University, France

  17. Unnatural Relationship Dissolution in Franchising: A Dual-Agency Perspective
    Xu (Vivian) Zheng, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Jeff Jianfeng Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Marko Grünhagen, School of Business, Eastern Illinois University, USA

  18. Consequences of Franchising Maximization Versus Optimization on Firm Performance
    Melih Madanoglu, Department of Marketing, Florida Atlantic University, USA
    Gary Castrogiovanni, Department of Management Programs, Florida Atlantic University, USA

  19. Franchising in the Education Sector in Pakistan: Is it Social Franchising? Preliminary Insights from Franchisees
    Muhammad Akib Warraich, Graduate School of Management, University of Rennes 1, France
    Rozenn Perrigot, Graduate School of Management, University of Rennes 1, France

  20. Knowledge-Based Trust in Franchising: A Franchisor’s Perspective
    Nada Mumdziev, Department of Business and Management, Webster University, Austria
    Jana Siklienkova, Department of International Management, University of Vienna, Austria

  21. Choice of Contract Duration in Franchising: Combining Transaction Cost, Resource-based and Relational Governance Perspectives
    Nina Gorovaia, School of Economic Sciences and Administration, Frederick University Cyprus

  22. Growth or Profitability? Innovation and Performance in Franchise Networks
    Magali Chaudey, University of Lyon, France
    Muriel Fadairo, University of Lyon, France
    Anne-Laure Le Nadant, Normandy University, France
    Frédéric Perdreau, University of Lyon, France

  23. Crowdfunding Theory of Franchising: An Exploration
    Aaron Anglin, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA
    Rajiv Dant, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA
    Jeremy Short, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA

  24. Do Good Soldiers Make Good Franchisees? Examining the Effects of Military Veterans on the Entrepreneurial Franchisee Recruitment—Franchise Growth Relationship
    Miles Zachary, Department of Management & Industrial Relations, West Virginia University, USA
    Jeremy Short, Division of Management & Entrepreneurship, University of Oklahoma, USA
    David Ketchen, Department of Management, Auburn University, USA
    Rajiv Dant, Division of Marketing & Supply Chain Management, University of Oklahoma, USA

  25. Corporate chains versus contractual chains: Examining competition and store development in a longitudinal analysis of the automotive parts retailing industry
    Robert Stassen, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, USA

  26. Franchising Constructive Termination: Quirk, Quagmire or a French Solution?
    Robert Emerson, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, USA

  27. Franchise Terminations: “Good Cause” Decoded
    Robert Emerson, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, USA

  28. Franchise Savoir-Faire
    Robert Emerson, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, USA

  29. The Neutral Factfinder as a Pathway to Legal Reform: Examples from Franchising
    Robert Emerson, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, USA

  30. Franchisees’ Resale Price Policy Facing Legal, Contractual and Professional Constraints: Insights from European and French Perspectives
    Guy Basset, University of Rennes 1, France
    Rozenn Perrigot, University of Rennes 1, France

  31. Franchisees' optimism bias and the inefficiency of the FTC Franchise Rule
    Uri Benoliel, Faculty of Law, College of Law & Business, Israel
    Jenny Buchan, Taxation & Business Law, University of New South Wales Business School, Australia

  32. International area development franchising relationships: A qualitative study
    Vita Kadile, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Matthew Robson, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Kathryn Watson, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    L. Jeremy Clegg, Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

  33. The enforcement of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law and the regulation on restrictive competition in franchising
    Xiao Xiaowen, Faculty of Franchise Management, Beijing Normal University, China
    Xiao Yongtian, Faculty of Franchise Management, Beijing Normal University, China

  34. The effects of E-commerce on Franchising: An exploratory Australian-based study
    Zhanna Kremez, Griffith Business School, Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence, Griffith University, Australia

  35. A survey on Subway’s competitiveness in Macau
    Yasmin Vai, Viva Macao Commercial Offshore Ltd, Macau 
    Javier Calero Cuervo, Department of Management and Marketing, University of Macau

  36. A knowledge perspective of franchise brand management
    Audhesh Paswan, Department of Marketing and Logistics, University of North Texas
    Pramod Iyer, Department of Marketing and Logistics, University of North Texas
    Sua Jeon, University of North Texas, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia

  37. Entrepreneur-Franchisor in Emerging Economy: An Introspective Study in Mexico
    Audhesh Paswan, Department of Marketing and Logistics, University of North Texas
    María de los Dolores Santarriaga Pineda, Escuela de Mercadotecnia, Universidad de Colima, Mexico
    Francisco Carlos Soto Ramirez, Escuela de Mercadotecnia, Universidad de Colima, Mexico

  38. Differences in contract design between successful and less successful franchises
    Vanesa Solís Rodríguez, Business Administration Department, University of Oviedo, Spain
    Manuel González Díaz, Business Administration Department, University of Oviedo, Spain

  39. Franchisor and franchisee failures: The problem of determining how successful is franchising
    Rupert Barkoff, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Georgia, USA
    Andrew Head, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Georgia, USA

  40. Trying to reduce contract terminations: The different views of franchisors and franchisees
    Begoña López Fernández, Department of Business Administration, School of Economics and Business, University of Oviedo, Spain
    Susana López-Bayón, Department of Business Administration, School of Economics and Business, University of Oviedo, Spain