BUS508 – Contemporary Business
Assignment 1: Entrepreneurial Leadership
May 1, 2013
Entrepreneurial Leadership at Five Guys The Five Guys Burger and Fries Company, hereafter referred to as Five Guys, is a family owned burger carry out restaurant. It was founded in 1986 by Jerry and Janie Murrell in Arlington, Virginia (About Us: The Five Guys Story, 2013). Jerry Murrell realized his sons were not interested in college so he told them, "Start a business or go to college" (About Us: The Five Guys Story, 2013). His four sons opted for business, so Jerry and Janie Murrell along with their sons opened a carry-out burger facility in …show more content…
Five Guys’ Ethical and Social Practices Five Guys’ ethical and social practices are ingrained into the organization’s culture. It starts from Jerry Murrell and permeates throughout the entire organization. Jerry Murrell believes if you treat your employees well, they will want to do the best they can for their crew and the company. They will want to put the best product forward to the customer. The Director of Training for Five Guys, Doug McKinney, says the chain is looking for perfection.
We stress that our franchisees, managers and hourly