Different thinking or similar models: do entrepreneurs and franchisees apply the same decision-making models prior to establishing a company?

Different thinking or similar models: do entrepreneurs and franchisees apply the same decision-making models prior to establishing a company?
Galit Klein
J. for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, Vol. 9, No. 3 (2016) pp. 342 – 357
This study examines the (dis)similarities between franchisees’ and entrepreneurs’ decision-making models, and how satisfied they are with their decisions. Based on decision-making theories, the study examines whether entrepreneurs and franchisees use the same decision-making model, rational or intuition, in the first stages of establishing a firm.

Sustainable breeding strategies for Red Maasai sheep in Kenya

Although environmentally-adapted strains of livestock, are essential to smallholder farmers, there has been a decline in the populations of such breeds, such the ‘hardy’ Red Maasai sheep. A recent poster by scientists at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) emphasizes that through the implementation of various breeding strategies it may be possible to safeguard this […]

‘Smartest Places’ via smarter strategies: Sharpening competitiveness requires ingenuity, not inertia

Seeking an antidote to the gloom-and-doom bombast of this election year? Try a dose of optimism about urban“hotspot hustle and cutting-edge cool” – with a book that champions smart public policy, delivered through a shrewd approach to Competitiveness Strategy. Looking in the rear-view mirror is a mighty reckless way to try to drive an economy forward. Yet backward-looking […]