Business Finance
Grantham University Jimmy Johns Management: Strict Policies Case Study

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Read the case study and answer the questions associated with it.

The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:

  • Write between 700 – 1,000 words using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below.
  • Use font size 12 and 1” margins.
  • Include cover page and reference page.
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  • Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.

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Grading Criteria AssignmentsMaximum Points
Meets or exceeds established assignment criteria20
Demonstrates an understanding of lesson concepts30
Clearly presents well-reasoned ideas and concepts30
Uses proper mechanics, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and APA format.20
Total100

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Running head: JIMMY JOHN'S MANAGEMENT

Jimmy John’s Management
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Question 1
According to the case study, Jimmy John's management opted for this policy in order to
guard its sandwich secret from the competitors. In other words, John’s management focused on
protecting their intellectual property. In such a scenario, the sandwich secret serves as a trade
secret. The company achieved this by requiring all its employees including the entry-level workers
to sign a stringent non-competition clause during the hiring process. By signing this clause,
employees agreed not to work in any other business which achieve more than 10% of its profits
from selling sandwich related products (Miedema, Pushalik & Zia, 2013). This clause is of great
impact since required all employees to keep secrets concerning how John’s Sandwich company
produces its sandwich products. This policy enabled the company to fight against less skilled
competitors in the food in...

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