2015 Past Conference Paper Abstracts 2018-04-14T12:21:52+00:00
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