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January 2012 - A recent study by Massey University suggested that conflict is commonplace in franchise relationships but that it is not always well-managed by franchisors. Here are 10 reasons why conflict need not always have negative outcomes.
June 2011 - A franchisee stripped bare an Auckland gym in an overnight raid that has left the franchisors with a bitter taste
Why should European Union politics mean a change of name for franchisees?
2 February 2009 - New research into franchisors' and franchisees' confidence levels in Australia shows the importance of confident leadership.
What are the issues impacting effective new franchisee preparation? Corven research has just released results of a recent study.
Don’t treat others as YOU would like to be treated but as THEY would like to be treated, says Allison Mooney. It can make all the difference to the results franchisors and franchisees achieve.
Mature franchisees require a different type of support if they are to go on growing, suggests Greg Nathan
July 2011 - Ree Anna Chapman of the Franchise Relationships Institute has reminded delegates to the National Franchise Conference that the FRI offers a free Franchisee Support Kit to assist franchisors and others wanting to help franchisees and families affected by disasters.
Most franchisors recognise that the type of support a franchisee needs changes as they become more familiar with running their business. However, franchisors may not understand the psychological changes that take place as the franchisee develops in confidence.
How do the backgrounds, lifestyle, work habits and personal characteristics of franchisees impact on their success? A new survey offers insights and surprises.
Aug 2011 - The latest findings from the Franchise Relationships Institute show that having good family and social support is a major predictor of franchisee success. Greg Nathan outlines this and the other findings
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Premium franchise opportunities
We are offering driven, motivated people the opportunity to become a Cambridge Homes franchisee. Our motto is to be with you every step of the way. This means that our team are dedicated to assisting you through the entire home building process.
Landmark Homes is recognised as an industry leader in top quality, new home design and construction. We are searching for highly driven and motivated people (preferably with building industry knowledge) to join our growing franchise network throughout New Zealand.
Stihl Shop is a nationwide network of independent, locally owned specialist outdoor power equipment retailers. Every Stihl Shop is operated by friendly approachable people who are passionate about outdoor power equipment. Full training and on-going support. Sites with real growth potential available across NZ.
Flex Fitness is a New Zealand owned and operated 24-hour gym franchise. We combine stylish club fit-outs with welcoming club cultures to motivate and support anyone wanting to live a healthier lifestyle. Our club owners are unique and key to our brand’s success.
Proven international franchise operating in 15 countries around the world. The house inspection industry is rapidly growing with pre-purchase inspections, P testing, maintenance inspections and safe and sanitary reports. We are now looking for further inspectors nationwide.