The barista at your local coffee chain might be underpaid, but there’s probably not a whole lot the franchisor is going to do about it. The Franchise Council of Australia has indicated that franchisors are very keen to commit to their legal obligations publically, to avoid being put in the same basket as 7-Eleven. However, […]
Management forum to examine way forward for franchising
Griffith researcher takes issue with opinion published in Wall Street Journal.
A 2012 report from The Franchise Council of Australia highlights around 700 000 people to be employed by franchises nationally. Interestingly though, only one third of franchisors employed human resources (HR) or industrial relations (IR) professionals, or provided access to such advice for franchisees; nor did they conduct internal audits into how franchisees executed employment […]
Having made a lot of dough in the franchising industry, former Brumby’s bakery boss Michael Sherlock is now sharing his recipe for success with others seeking their own rise to the top. Mr Sherlock was this year made an Adjunct Professor at the Griffith Business School’s Asia-Pacific Centre for Franchising Excellence and will be the […]
Research reveals prospective franchisees that complete Griffith University’s free, online Pre-Entry Franchise Education Program are more likely to buy a franchise and experience greater levels of satisfaction than prospective franchisees who don’t complete the program. The research, funded by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE) and cited in […]