2014 Past Conference Paper Abstracts 2018-04-02T19:52:01+00:00
28th Annual ISoF Conference
International Institute for Franchise Education
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 21 – February 23, 2014
  1. Survival Prospects of Franchised and Independently Owned Businesses: A New Look
    Francine Lafontaine, University of Michigan
    Marek Zapletal


  2. Survival of the fittest: The performance of franchised and independent businesses during economic uncertainty
    Lorelle Frazer, Griffith University
    Scott Weaven, Griffith University
    Debra Grace, Griffith University


  3. Corporate chains versus contractual chains: examining competition and store development in the case of the auto parts retailing industry
    Robert Stassen, University of Arkansas


  4. Trust, Transactions Costs and Contractual Completeness the case of Franchising
    George Hendrikse, Erasmus University
    Patrick Hippmann, University of Vienna
    Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna


  5. Trust, good faith and synergy within franchising
    Anthony Grace, Griffith University
    Lorelle Frazer, Griffith University


  6. Investigating the Nomological Network Surrounding the Construct of Gratitude within a Franchising Context
    Scott Weaven, Griffith University
    Brent Baker, University of North Dakota
    Rajiv Dant, University of Oklahoma


  7. A Multi-National Investigation of Dual Distribution Structures in Germany, Australia and South Korea
    Brinja Meiseberg, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
    Thomas Ehrmann, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster


  8. A Good Faith Solution to Franchise Relationship Issues Down Under: the French Lesson
    Andrew Terry, The University of Sydney
    Cary Di Lernia, The University of Sydney
    Rozenn Perrigot, University of Rennes


  9. 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


  10. Franchisors on LinkedIn: Determinants and Outcomes of Adoption and Use of a Multipurpose Social Media Network
    Manish Kacker, McMaster University
    Rozenn Perrigot, University of Rennes


  11. Critiquing the traditional economic analysis of good cause statutes: An empirical perspective
    Adi Ayal, Bar Ilan University
    Uri Benoliel, College of Law & Business


  12. China’s Intellectual Property Protection in Franchising
    Xiaowen Xiao, Beijing Normal University
    Lijia Hu, Beijing Normal University
    Yu Zhao, Beijing Normal University


  13. Linking Price and Performance with Satisfaction in Franchised Outlets
    Jie Zhang, University of Vermont
    Benjamin Lawrence, Cornell University
    Christopher Anderson, Cornell University


  14. Best Fit, Best Practice, or Stuck in the Middle? The Impact of Unit Ownership on Unit HR Performance
    Evelien Croonen, University of Groningen
    Marko Grünhagen, Eastern Illinois University
    Melody Wollan, Eastern Illinois University


  15. Exploring the Roles of Franchise Advisory Councils: A Theory-Based Approach
    Denise Cumberland, University of Louisville


  16. Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in Franchise Systems
    Aaron Gleiberman, University of Oklahoma Price College of Business
    Hyo Jin (Jean) Jeon, University of Nevada Reno
    Rajiv Dant, University of Oklahoma


  17. An Associative Network of Franchising Brand
    Audhesh Paswan, University of North Texas
    Retno Tanding Suryandari, University of North Texas