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A strategic groups approach to the franchising-performance relationship

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  • Combs, James G.
  • Ketchen, David Jr.
  • Hoover, Vera L.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Venturing.

    Volume (Year): 19 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 6 (November)
    Pages: 877-897

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:19:y:2004:i:6:p:877-897

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    1. Muriel Fadairo & Cintya Lanchimba, 2012. "Performance in distribution systems : What is the influence of the upstream firm's organizational choices ?," Working Papers, HAL halshs-00727382, HAL.
    2. Peter Cappelli & Monika Hamori, 2007. "Are Franchises Bad Employers?," NBER Working Papers 13327, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Gonzalez-Diaz, Manuel & Solis-Rodriguez, Vanesa, 2012. "Why do entrepreneurs use franchising as a financial tool? An agency explanation," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 325-341.
    4. Merrilees, Bill & Frazer, Lorelle, 2013. "Internal branding: Franchisor leadership as a critical determinant," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 66(2), pages 158-164.
    5. Muriel Fadairo & Cintya Lanchimba Lopez, 2012. "Performance in distribution systems : What is the influence of the upstream firm’s organizational choices ?," Working Papers, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Université Lyon 2, Ecole Normale Supérieure 1224, Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Université Lyon 2, Ecole Normale Supérieure.

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