Research Presentations

 

Recent Research Presentations

"Franchising in Emerging Countries: The Case of Algeria" International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNET), University of Havana, Havana (Cuba), November 2018

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"Letting Go of the Oil Addiction: Oil, Entrepreneurship, and Franchising – the Case of Algeria." International Research Meeting in Business and Management (IRMBAM), IPAG Business School, Nice (France), July 2018

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"The Franchise Model: How to Accelerate Circular Economy Implementation in the Recycling Sector." International Society of Franchising (ISoF) Conference, Quito (Ecuador), June 2018 

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“Selecting Optimal Expansion Markets in International Franchising.”  International Research Meeting in Business and Management (IRMBAM), IPAG Business School, Nice (France), July 2017


“Social Franchising in Emerging Markets.” International Workshop on Franchising & Distribution Networks in Emerging Countries (FDNEC), University de Lyon, St Etienne (France), May 2016


“The Global Financial Crisis and Country Attractiveness for US Franchise Firms.” International Workshop on Franchising, Retail & Service Chains, Universite de Rennes 1 (France), June 2014


“Panel Session on Social Franchising” International Workshop on Franchising, Retail & Service Chains, Universite de Rennes 1 (France), June 2014


“Social Franchising” Universite Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence (France), May 2014


“Social Franchising: The Mechanism for Giving Freedom to Power Social Entrepreneurial Ideas?” New York University Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, New York City, November 2013


“The Behaviour of Franchisor Stock Prices.” Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship & Service Innovation, Gold Coast, Australia, July 2012


“International Expansion Modeling:  Application to U.S. and Australian Franchising Firms.”  International Society of Franchising Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 2010


“A Model of Optimal International Market Expansion: The Case of US Hotel Chains Entry into China.” Annual International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks, Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina), September 2009


“An Integrated Approach to International Franchise Expansion Modeling.”  Annual Meeting of the International Society of Franchising, San Diego, CA, February 2009


“International Expansion Model: Linking Theory and Practice.”  Annual North American Case Research Association Conference, Durham, NH, October 2008


“The Franchise Ownership Structure Puzzle.” Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, St. Malo (France), June 2008


“International Franchise Assessment Model:  Entry and Expansion into the European Union.” Seminar at Ohio State University, March 2008


“LMW – Where Do We Go From Here?” Annual Meeting of the North American Case Research Association, Keystone, CO, October 2007


“The Market Performance of Franchise Common Stocks: A Cost of Equity Perspective.” Annual International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks, Rotterdam (Netherlands), June 2007


“Current Trends in the Global Hospitality Industry.”  Hospitality Finance Symposium, Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, April 2007


“The Risk-Return Performance of Franchise Portfolios.” Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, Las Vegas, NV, February 2007


“Exploring a Franchise Opportunity.” Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, Palm Springs, CA, February 2006


“Franchising:  Global Expansion Strategies.” International Franchising Symposium, Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, October 2006


“Hospitality Franchising Symposium.” Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, March 2006


“To Franchise or Not to Franchise: An Independent Luxury Hotel Battle for Survival.”  Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, Palm Springs, CA, February 2006


“Does Franchising Create Value?” Annual Conference of the International Society of Franchising, London (United Kingdom), May 2005  (Winner of the 2005 International Franchise Association's Arthur Karp Research Award for “Best Applied Research Paper in Franchising")