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    Deborah L. Cohen

  • Sharing ideas and brainstorming as a group is common among many restaurant execs
    At some companies it’s OK to take a tip from another CEO’s playbook. In fact—it’s encouraged.
    When a company is for sale, CEOs need to stay focused on operations.
    When a parent company decides to sell a quick-service brand, it’s the CEO’s responsibility to hold the business together until the transaction is complete.
    Financial officers can help maximize tax benefits made possible with green build
    Senior finance executives should take advantage of tax incentives that are available for green building initiatives.
    Wing Zone’s Matt Friedman, Adam Scott, Casey McEwen, and Hair Parra.
    QSR followed four Wing Zone executives as they took the brand beyond U.S. borders and into Central America. Along the way, the group inked a deal in Asia and found out what it takes to expand a concept into new territories. 
    By developing a distinct brand culture, chief executives encourage creativity and consistency throughout their companies.
    At a time when new franchisees are rare, gauging the opinions of existing franchisees is the best way for quick-serve execs to know the needs of the brand.
    Leadership skills make veterans attractive candidates for franchising agreements
    Bringing military veterans into your company as franchisees gives the brand operators who are proven leaders.
    Any attempt to hire away the competition should begin with research.
    Headhunting executives from competitors is a risky move, especially in today’s uneasy economic climate.
    Learn exactly what appraisers are looking for when they decide your restaurant’s worth.