Research Presentations

"Realizing the Promise of Social Franchising" 

UNH/IFA Virtual Social Franchising Conference - March 2021


"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 Conference (ISoF) - Quito, Ecuador, June 2018 
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"Selecting Optimal Expansion Markets in International Franchising"

8th International Research Meeting in Business and Management (IRMBAM) - 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


"Social Franchising: A Panacea for Emerging Countries? The Case of Algeria"

Annual Conference of Economics and Management Networks (EMNET) - Cape Town, South Africa, December 2015


"The Global Financial Crisis and Country Attractiveness for US Franchise Firms"

International Workshop on Franchising, Retail & Service Chains - Universite de Rennes, France, June 2014


"Panel Session on Social Franchising"

International Workshop on Franchising, Retail & Service Chains - Universite de Rennes, France, June 2014


“The Behaviour of Franchisor Stock Prices” 

Global Conference on SME, Entrepreneurship & Service Innovation - Gold Coast, Australia, July 2012


International Expansion Modeling: Application to US and Australian Franchising Firms"

24th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - Sydney, Australia, June 2010


“A Model of Optimal International Market Expansion: The Case of US Hotel Chains Entry into China” 

International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNET) - Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 2009


"An Integrated Approach to International Franchise Expansion Modeling"

23rd Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - San Diego, CA, February 2009


"International Expansion Model: Linking Theory and Practice"

North American Case Research Association Annual Conference (NACRA) - Durham, NH, October 2008


"International Franchise Assessment Model: Entry and Expansion into the European Union"

Seminar - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 2008


"LMW - Where Do We Go From Here?"

North American Case Research Association Annual Meeting (NACRA) - Keystone, CO, October 2007


“The Market Performance of Franchise Common Stocks: A Cost of Equity Perspective”

International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks (EMNET) - Rotterdam,  Netherlands, June 2007


"Current Trends in the Global Hospitality Industry"

Hospitality Finance Symposium - Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, April 2007


"The Risk-Return Performance of Franchise Portfolios"

21st Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - Las Vegas, NV, February 2007


"Exploring a Franchise Opportunity"

20th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - Palm Springs, CA, February 2006


"To Franchise or Not to Franchise: An Independent Luxy Hotel Battle for Survival"

20th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - Palm Springs, CA, February 2006


"Mitigating Risks in Internationalization Decisions"

18th Association for Global Business Conference - Newport Beach, CA, November 2006


"A Decision Analysis Framework for Internationalization"

Academy for International Business Northeast Regional Meeting - Milton, MA, October 2006


"Franchising: Global Expansion Strategies"

International Franchising Symposium - Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, October 2006


"Hospitality Franchising Symposium"

Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, March 2006


"Does Franchising Create Value?" *

19th Annual International Society of Franchising Conference (ISoF) - London, UK, May 2006
* winner of the Arthur Karp Research Award for Best Applied Research Paper in Franchising