2011 Past Conference Paper Abstracts 2018-04-20T14:01:09+00:00
25th Annual ISoF Conference
Boston University
Boston, MA
June 16 – June 18, 2011
  1. Applying the general theory of entrepreneurship to franchising
    Jenni Torikka, University of Jyväskylä, Finland


  2. Cultural Convergence in Emerging Markets through Franchising: The Case of McDonald’s in China and India
    Hyo Jin (Jean) Jeon, The University of Oklahoma
    Brinja Meiseberg, Universität Münster Leonardo, Germany
    Rajiv P. Dant, The University of Oklahoma
    Marko Grünhagen, Eastern Illinois University


  3. Knowledge of Restaurant Affiliation (Franchised or Non-Franchised) and Restaurant Evaluation
    Iman Naderi, University of North Texas
    Audhesh Paswan, University of North Texas
    Francisco Guzman, University of North Texas
    Joyce Young, Indiana State University


  4. A Transaction Cost View on the Allocation of Decision Rights in Franchising. The Moderating Role of Trust
    Nada Mumdziev, University of Vienna, Austria
    Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna, Austria


  5. Firm Value and Risk in Franchised Channels
    Liwu Hsu, Boston University
    Patrick Kaufmann, Boston University
    Shuba Srinivasan, Boston University


  6. Service Personalization vs. Concept Uniformity: The Case of Franchised Quick Service Restaurants
    Odile Streed, Concordia College
    Gérard Cliquet, University of Rennes 1, France


  7. Antecedents of Early Adoption and Use of Social Media Networks for Stakeholder Communications: Evidence from Franchising
    Rozenn Perrigot, University of Rennes 1, France
    Manish Kacker, McMaster University, Canada
    Guy Basset, University of Rennes 1, France
    Gérard Cliquet, University of Rennes 1, France


  8. Back of House Franchising
    Andrew Terry, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Cary Di Lernia, The University of Sydney, Australia


  9. Using Tournaments to Reduce Agency Problems: The Case of Franchising
    William Gillis, University of South Alabama
    T. Russell Crook, University of Tennessee
    Ellen McEwan, University of Tennessee
    Steven C. Michael, University of Illinois
    Manish Kacker, McMaster University, Canada
    Ruhai Wu, McMaster University, Canada


  10. Dual Distribution and Double Marginalization in Franchise Systems: The Case of Coca Cola USA
    Manish Kacker, McMaster University, Canada
    Ruhai Wu, McMaster University, Canada


  11. Formula Pricing and Profit Sharing in Traditional Franchising
    Roger Blair, University of Florida


  12. The Plural Form from the Inside: A Study of Franchisee Perceptions about the Existence of Company-owned Outlets within Their Network
    Rozenn Perrigot, University of Rennes 1, France
    Olivier Herrbach, University of Bordeaux 4, France


  13. Manifest Conflict in Franchise Systems and the Impact of Residual Conflict
    Robert Winsor, Loyola Marymount University
    Chris Manolis, Xavier University
    Patrick Kaufmann, Boston University
    Vishal Kashyap, Xavier University


  14. Lost in Translation? The Prevalence and Performance Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in Franchising
    Thomas Ehrmann, Universität Münster, Germany
    Brinja Meiseberg, Universität Münster, Germany


  15. Emerging Consumer Perspectives on American Franchise Offerings: Variety Seeking Behavior in China
    Marko Grünhagen, Eastern Illinois University
    Rajiv Dant, University of Oklahoma
    Mingxia Zhu, University of International Business and Economics, China


  16. Internationalization of Brazilian Franchisors: Profiles and Strategies
    Patricia Vance, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Adriana Beatriz Madeira, University Presbyterian Mackenzie
    Thomas Brashear, University of Massachusetts Amherst


  17. It’s Complicated: Analysis of the Economic Downturn on an Established Franchise
    Lorelle Frazer, Griffith University, Australia
    Scott Weaven, Griffith University, Australia
    Debra Grace, Griffith University, Australia
    Frances Asha, Griffith University, Australia


  18. The International Society of Franchising: A Review of Conference Papers across Its First 25 Years
    Joyce Young, Indiana State University
    Faye McIntyre, University of West Georgia


  19. Why do Entrepreneurs use Franchising as a Financial Tool? An Agency Explanation
    Manuel Gonzalez-Diaz, University of Oviedo, Spain
    Vanesa Solis-Rodriguez, University of León, Spain


  20. Market Structure and Compliance: Why Janitorial Franchising Leads to Labor Standards Problems
    David Weil, Boston University


  21. Parent Company Scope and Franchised Chain Performance
    Renáta Kosová, Cornell University
    Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
    Bo Zhao, University of Michigan


  22. Franchise Mediation: Confidentiality or Disclosure: A Consumer Protection Conundrum
    Jenny Buchan, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Jennifer Harris, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Gehan Gunasekara, University of Auckland, New Zealand


  23. The Demise of Notice and Cure Rights for Franchisees, and Possibly Franchisors
    Rupert Barkoff, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP


  24. The Franchise Relationship: The Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation
    Olufunmilola (Lola) Dada, Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom
    Anna Watson, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom


  25. Antecedents and Consequences of Entrepreneurial Franchisee Behavior
    Evelien Croonen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eelko Huizingh, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Maryse Brand, University of Groningen, The Netherlands


  26. Typology and Characterization of Franchisees’ Entrepreneurial Profiles an Exploratory Study of the French Franchising Industry
    Jacques Boulay, ESSCA School of Management, France
    Valentina Stan, ESSCA School of Management, France