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Global Franchise Partnering is our way of engaging, training and supporting our franchisees, and is the heart for our “One System” approach. YRI uses Global Franchise Partnering to ensure the best possible matches of franchisee, markets and brand.

It is also how we help our franchisees achieve restaurant excellence, facilitate effective communication, provide evaluation and feedback, share best practices and develop a recognition culture. Through franchisee meetings, regional meetings and local business reviews, YRI provides a forum for franchisees to be involved in the development of the business and the brands.

Periodically, YRI surveys all franchisees to understand how our efforts and resources can be better deployed to help further grow the business.

Our One System Approach is based on five core principles:

  • Brand Excellence
  • Market Development
  • Product Excellence
  • Restaurant Excellence
  • Franchising Excellence
and two enabling disciplines
  • Organizational Excellence
  • Financial Excellence

Our Culture consists of:

  • Our Passion
  • Our Founding Truths
  • Our How We Work Together Principles
  • Our Partnership Pact
  • Our Dynasty Model
All together our System and our Culture form the YRI Way… Become Part of It Today!


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Outside the United States in 2004, the Yum! Brands' system opened about three new restaurants each day of the year, making it one of the fastest growing retailers in the world. For the past two years, the company has been recognized in Fortune Magazine's Top 50 "Best Companies for Minorities," claiming the number-one spot for "managerial diversity."