Greg Nathan CFE is an award-winning global expert in franchise relationships, who is also a psychologist, speaker, and a bestselling author from Australia. He is a global thought leader on the psychology of franchising as he is a registered psychologist. He has authored books in three languages which are considered important for anyone who wants to work in the franchising sector. He founded the Franchise Relationship Institute in July 1989.
Franchise Relationships Institute (FRI) was founded in 1989 by Greg Nathan. To help franchisors and franchisees better understand the factors that contribute to their success and happiness, they developed their methods with the help of psychological training. It was created to address the needs like availability of quality information or managing stress in the franchise relationships. They have conducted extensive research with hundreds of franchise networks worldwide on factors that affect franchise relationships.
Franchise Relationships Institute helps businesses on many points that help them reduce the risks of conflicts and disputes. It creates a healthy culture by imparting education to franchise leaders. FRI mainly improves the effectiveness of a franchise by reducing their complacency and negative environment and solving their compliance issues. FRI provides both franchisors and franchisees with the skills, tools and understanding to create profitable partnerships.
Greg Nathan is a highly respected figure in the franchising sector for his various skills like Franchising, Coaching, Leadership, Public Speaking, etc. He has a very vast knowledge of the Franchise industry, and the tools used in franchising added to his highly effective interpersonal skills.
Greg Nathan completed his degree in Bachelors of Behavior Psychology from Latrobe University in 1979, followed by a Master’s degree in Psychology and Education from Monash University in 1985. He is the first Australian citizen to receive a CFE certification.
Greg Nathan has received honors that include “Contribution to Franchising” issued by the Franchise Council of Australia (FCA) in October 2002 for his contribution to the franchising segment in research and education. In October 2014, he was inducted into the Franchising Hall of Fame by the Franchise Council of Australia, associated with the Franchise Relationships Institute.
He was awarded the Franchise Sector Supplier of the Year Award in October 2016 by the Franchise Council of Australia for his excellence in service delivery to the Australian franchising sector. In February 2018, he received Crystal Compass Award by International Franchise Association (IFA) for outstanding leadership and contribution to the franchising sector.
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