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A Case Study on The Boeing Company Derivative Class Action

In 2006, plaintiffs in a derivative class action against the directors of The Boeing Company (“Boeing”), led by their counsel Labaton Sucharow, achieved a landmark settlement establishing unique and far-reaching corporate governance standards relating to ethics compliance, provisions that will also obligate Boeing to contribute significant funds over and above base compliance spending to implement the various prescribed initiatives.

In particular, Boeing’s Board of Directors will expressly undertake, through amendment of Boeing’s Corporate Governance Principles, reasonable oversight and monitoring responsibility for the implementation of Boeing’s ethics and compliance program and the effectiveness of those processes on an annual basis. The Audit Committee Charter also will be amended, including to provide for the Audit Committee to undertake responsibility for reporting no less than annually to the Board with respect to the implementation and effectiveness of Boeing’s ethics and compliance program. Click here to read more…

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A Case Study on Global Leadership Operational Plan: Boeing Company

Boeing has experienced operational problems due to lack of understanding of personnel issues and unethical conduct. As an international management consultant called in to advise the Boeing Company about issues affecting its ability to optimize operations in today’s economy, this author offers a prospectus on these unique issues facing Boeing; how these issues may affect optimizing key operational elements and changes needed to enhance operations management in the future.

The Boeing Company is a well established American icon of the aeronautical industry, having started business in 1916, not long after the Wright Brothers flew the first plane in 1903 (Boeing History, First Flight). Since those early beginnings, Boeing has expanded across the United States and the world, holding major contracts with many governments and as a primary builder of the International Space Station (Integrated Defense Systems). Click here to read more…

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Case Study on Boeing Canada

Boeing Canada Technology in Winnipeg, Manitoba is the largest aerospace composite manufacturer in Canada. The division designs, develops and fabricates complex composite structures and sub-assemblies such as Wing to body fairings and engine strut fairings. Click here to read more…

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Boeing Case Study

General Manager, Airplane Production at Boeing, one earthquake in particular helped instigate a major cultural and physical change for its Boeing 737 manufacturing site in Renton, Washington. This potential tragedy resulted in a dramatic change to the face and working model of Boeing’s 737 operations that included production gains of 50%, a space reduction of 40%, and a cultural shift to on-site teamwork and persistent communication.

Boeing Case Study

The journey began in 2000. The ubiquitous 737 is Boeing’s most successful aircraft and commands 40% of the world’s commercial jet sales. Despite – or perhaps because of – its market leadership, Boeing was facing fierce competition amidst the added effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on air travel and the race to incorporate lean manufacturing into its processes. Click here to read more…

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Case Study on Global Supply Chain Management Takes Flight

Case Study about Global Supply Chain Management Takes Flight

Booked for conveyance starting in 2008, the Dreamliner furnishes travelers with an improved flying background and administrators with a more efficient business jetliner. In light of the fact that it uses 20 percent less fuel for every traveler than correspondingly measured planes, the 787 is intended for nature’s domain with more level discharges and quieter takeoffs and landings while voyaging as quick as today’s speediest wide figures, Mach .085.

To attain this remarkable exhibition, Boeing secured a center crew of the planet’s generally able aviation associations to outline key parts of the plane. As a sample, Boeing cooperated with General Electric and Moves Royce to advance motors for the new plane and wants that developments in motor engineering distant from everyone else will commit to the extent that 8 percent to the expanded fuel efficiency of the new plane Boeing has worked synergistically with its accomplices to build the new Dreamliner, and has additionally received a totally new assembling model to handle the plane. Boeing will influence its amplified store network and accomplice assembling assets as an intense playing point to enhance time-to-market and lessen absolute expense. Keep reading…

Case Study on Boeing Unethical Practices

Boeing’s Board had independent directors in the majority. The company was also well-known for the values and ethical code of conduct it had laid down. However, the company came under criticism on several occasions for its alleged unethical practices. The case focuses on these ethical lapses that are alleged to have occurred in Boeing. The case gives detailed information about the various lapses at Boeing – an accounting scandal, the Lockheed Martin controversy and the tanker lease deal controversy. Click here to read more…





Study on Lean Manufacturing Initiatives at Boeing

The case examines the problems faced by leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing on the production front due to which it was even forced to close down its manufacturing plants for one month.





The case details the reasons for the failure of lean manufacturing initiatives implemented by Boeing in the early 1990s and the steps it took to overcome these problems. The case also provides information about the lean manufacturing concept, its history and benefits and highlights the differences between lean manufacturing and traditional manufacturing. Read more…

Case Study on Boeing’s Unethical Practices

Abstract: Boeing’s Board had independent directors in the majority. The company was also well-known for the values and ethical code of conduct it had laid down. However, the company came under criticism on several occasions for its alleged unethical practices. The case focuses on these ethical lapses that are alleged to have occurred in Boeing. The case gives detailed information about the various lapses at Boeing – an accounting scandal, the Lockheed Martin controversy and the tanker lease deal controversy. Click here to read more…





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White Paper: Boeing Management Planning

This paper will discuss management’s business planning at Boeing. Boeing is an aerospace company, a leading maker of commercial airplanes, military aircraft, satellites, and missiles. Business planning at Boeing is a very complicated process because it is influenced by internal and external factors that would involve legal ethical issues, and corporate social responsibility. Factors such as economic conditions, laws, and competition directly influence the strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning. Boeing has been able to maintain success for many years due to their strong ethics and planning abilities. Click here to read more…

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A Case Study on Boeing Company Derivative Class Action

Let’s just say the 21st century didn’t launch smoothly for the financial markets. To be sure, in the wake of Enron and WorldCom, the public was dizzied and disenchanted with each new story of corporate misconduct. That dismay was particularly severe when news broke about the procurement scandal involving the Boeing Company. One of the largest manufacturing and defense contractors in the world, Boeing was entrusted with some of the most significant and sensitive government contracts. It was a darling of US enterprise, a poster child of industrial ingenuity. Nevertheless, in 2006, the company paid $615 million to settle government investigations into allegations that the company’s top leadership had failed to properly oversee operations. Click here to read more…



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