CHAPTER 18Strategic and Structural Alternatives to Franchising
As discussed in Chapter 1, a wide variety of intellectual property leveraging strategies, beyond business-format franchising, can be deployed to meet growth objectives. Many successful companies for one reason or another do not necessarily meet the foundational requirements needed to develop a business-format franchising program or simply choose to leverage their intellectual capital in a different strategic manner. They pursue these alternatives for various reasons:
Some companies want to avoid the perceived obligations of being a franchisor
Some companies want to avoid the disclosure ...