Franchising and the Pack Mentality

Is there a pack mentality in your franchise system? What benefits does it provide to you as an owner-operator? Have there been times when the pack mentality gets in the way, providing problems to not only you but to itself? Please describe specific incidences.

Publishing deadline for this news article: Late Sep

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