The battle between New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and the NFL is reminiscence to me of a struggle that is played out everyday in Franchising. The management team of the NFL (franchisor) is flexing their muscles to prove that they are more powerful than any one player/team (franchisee).
Anyone up on the news can't have missed the fact that the start of the National Football League's season was overshadowed by the release of a video of Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, punching his fiancée in the face. Wow. Talk about unsportsmanlike conduct!
NEW ORLEANS — It is Super Bowl Sunday, time for Blue MauMau's annual FranAd Bowl. This year two rival sports franchises are coached by brothers John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens and Jim Harbaugh of the 49ers.
Franchisors and franchisees can benefit from the leadership style and management skills of the NFL’s great coaches.Being an avid sports fan, I’ve had the benefit of watching professional football for a number of years.
The Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints, two business format franchises, face off this Sunday in Miami’s Landshark Stadium for the Super Bowl. What few fans realize is the degree to which football franchises push their employees to work longer hours when compared to other sport franchises.