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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.
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
Specialist quick service pizza franchise opportunity. You must have passion, commitment and a drive to succeed. Strong leadership skills, good people and administration skills, plus an entrepreneurial flair required. Have fun and work in a young, energetic and vibrant organisation.
One of NZ’s largest café and restaurant franchises, The Coffee Club have a comprehensive menu and offer relaxed dining experience. Take advantage of a proven track record, great training and ongoing support. Ideal if you are passionate about people and building customer loyalty.
Out of school care. Established 1996. Now in 100+ schools. Before school, after school and holiday programmes for primary school children. Would suit people who are looking for a change in lifestyle and who enjoy the company of children.
The largest signs and graphics company using the latest technology and highest quality products. We have spent time developing sound business practices and values for our organisation as we believe this is what sets us apart from other signage companies. No prior signage experience required.
Cutshop provides contract cutting services to the cabinet-makers, commercial out-fitters, designers and DIY customers. With increased demand we are seeking motivated individuals prepared to employ and manage a production and programming team to achieve above average return on investment.