Essays Tagged: "Boeing"

Downsizing, Anatheme or Panacea?

four years:Company Jobs Cut % of Work ForceAT&T 128,000 30IBM 122,000 35General Motors 99,400 29Boeing 61,000 37Sears Roebuck 50,000 16Digital Equipment 29,800 26Lockheed Martin 29,100 17BellSouth ...

(15 pages) 203 0 4.3 Jun/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study in Boeing

trial policy over the last 50 years than aerospace. The major players in the aerospace industry are Boeing, General Electric, McDonnell Douglas, and Pratt & Whitney-have helped secure the peace an ... obal competitors in aerospace.This paper examines the effects of these global market changes on the Boeing organization. The present management structure of the company is examined, as well as, the pe ...

(2 pages) 471 3 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

A case study on Traffic Congestion in Vancouver Downtown *Note that grammar is not a factor in the grading system of any IB geography assignment

ng to Dave Park, chief economist for the Vancouver Board of Trade, "One of the reasons Seattle lost Boeing's corporate headquarters was traffic congestion downtown, which should act as a warning for V ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

BOEING

BoeingBoeing es una compañía que manufactura y vende modelos comerciales de aviones y ... erciales de aviones y jets distribuidos a todo el mundo. Durante los años del 1920 y 1930 la Boeing fue un contratante militar al hacer aviones de guerra para la 2da guerra mundial. Luego comen ... ble, vendiendo 25% por encima de su costo promedio. Para seguir con su defensiva en el 1997, Boeing miró una estrategia de comprar la compañía Douglas en 14 billones y como ...

(9 pages) 130 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Finance-Risk Management

As a company that operates their business internationally, Boeing interacts with customers and suppliers whose home currencies may not be U.S dollars. Boeing i ... exchange rates, and commodity prices. To help protect against the risks from currency fluctuations, Boeing generally turns to currency hedging. This preserves the exchange rate between two currencies ... ging is implemented by entering into "financial instruments such as forward contracts, which allows Boeing to lock into a known future exchange rate at a future date." (Frontiers Focus on Finance, 200 ...

(3 pages) 339 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ways of Reading: September 11th

tending to business as every other Tuesday morning. Sadly the norm ended around 8:46 am when a 767 Boeing jet hit the north side of the North Tower.Shock didn't even have time to set in because appro ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Boeing Aircraft Case Study

Boeing has proven to be a successful company above all the rest. The have established solid mission ... ove all the rest. The have established solid mission statements, and mere flawless code of conduct. Boeing is revolutionizing the market of airlines and also in the internet realm. Boeing has enabled ... werment in which they give there employees, to interact with the over all operation of the company. Boeing's vision statement addresses the importance of diversity in the workplace by stating "We valu ...

(3 pages) 260 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Industry and Background Study of Boeing

The industry of the Boeing was the Aircraft Industry. Commercial aircraft manufacturing was an industry of enormous risk ... ception. During 1980's, the number of large commercial jet makers had been reduced into four namely Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Airbus and Lockheed. In late 1990's, the four commercial jet makers had b ... us and Lockheed. In late 1990's, the four commercial jet makers had been reduced into two which are Boeing and Airbus. The main reason why aircraft manufacturers so often failed was because of the hug ...

(5 pages) 132 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Should I Hire a Qualified Applicant with Questionable Ethics?

rsonality are meticulously examined in order to choose the right worker for the job. In the case of Boeing versus Lockheed Martin Corp the decision to use the right ethics for the hiring of Kenneth Br ... be a great asset for the company. At this desperate and competitive time for the federal contract, Boeing really would outshine its competition if it could gain a valuable asset such as Kenneth Branc ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

New CEO cleans up Boeing

BoeingIn the Business Week article "Cleaning up Boeing" we are introduced to W. James McNerney J ... n the Business Week article "Cleaning up Boeing" we are introduced to W. James McNerney Jr. who is Boeing's CEO since July 5, 2005. McNerney, oversees the strategic direction of the Chicago-based, $ ... direction of the Chicago-based, $54.8 billion aerospace company. With more than 153,000 employees, Boeing is our country's largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. McNern ...

(2 pages) 119 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case 5.1 Iberia Airlines Builds a BATNA

ATNAs (best alternative to a negotiated agreement). It had been a long time since Iberia had bought Boeing. He went to great lengths to bring the Boeing folks into the bidding contest including offeri ... for the aircraft makers) negotiations with Airbus by including the resale price guarantees.Bright (Boeing) was in trouble from the start. But, in a down market he could hardly ignore a big order even ...

(1 pages) 102 0 3.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Aircraft Manufacturing Industry

senger aircrafts and under 110 passenger aircrafts. There are 2 key firms in each of these markets. Boeing and Airbus are the only players in the 110+ market, which is approximately $57 billion in siz ... n in size1, 2. Both of these companies' aircrafts are capable of international and domestic travel. Boeing is headquartered in the US while its direct competitor, Airbus is a European firm. Embraer an ...

(19 pages) 395 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airline technology: The technologies that can help creating a competitive advantage for companies.(With in text reference)

nce Connexion, a network that allows passengers to use the internet and watch TV, was introduced by Boeing in 2000, in-flight entertainment has been different ("Surfing", 2000). Phil Condit, Chairman ... ht entertainment has been different ("Surfing", 2000). Phil Condit, Chairman and Chief Executive of Boeing, wants them to be the leader inthe new mobile economy. He feels that, "The airplane will begi ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Should Harry Stonecipher have been forced to resign?

e brass in conversation, but astute in his ability to upright wrong or failing companies.First, the Boeing company had previously experienced issues from senior executives involving ethics violations. ... y. The violations were know throughout the company and had been widely publicized. As a result, the Boeing Board needed someone of high moral and ethical standard to enter the company, establish, set, ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Boeing: Management Planning Function

Boeing is a company famous for their exceptionally popular 7-series commercial airplanes. Not only d ... Being a company of such diversity in its products they must meet deadlines and final product dates. Boeing has specific and precise objectives such as the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, their newest comme ... and control it whilst it is being carried out. With these steps in place and followed and fulfilled Boeing was able to produce their new Dreamliner and release it for use. Only a short time after the ...

(4 pages) 454 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Untitled

ion in the Middle East.This year is also the year the frisbee and the hula hoop are introduced. The Boeing 707 passenger jet makes its innaugural flight this year as well. In Disneyland, the "House of ...

(2 pages) 441 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Development of sino-us economi

you anywhere at any time. When you open ¡°Windows 98¡±, when you are taking Boeing Aircraft, when you are eating McDonald¡¯s or Kentuky Fired Chicken with relish whi ... s with the US on January 1, 1979. During President Nixon¡¯s visiting, China purchased 10 Boeing airplanes from America, which is a real beginning of Sino-US economic and trade co-opration.B ...

(10 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

In Search of Excellence

Waterman studied dozens of American companies and deemed these companies to be excellent: Bechtel, Boeing, Caterpillar, Dana, Johnson & Johnson, Hewlett-Packard, Delta, Fluor, IBM, Procter and Ga ...

(7 pages) 63 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Designing, implementing and managing the proposed Changes in Southwest Airline

the Southwest Airline Co. has the lowest operating cost by having only one variety of aircraft, the Boeing 737, which makes schedules, maintenance and training easier and cost effective. The airline a ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Southwest Airlines

Introduction:Southwest Airlines Corporation was incorporated in Texas in 1971 with only three Boeing 737 aircraft's and gradually expanded to 417 Boeing 737 jets that drive the company to succes ...

(3 pages) 56 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies