Boeing Aircraft Industry: A Case Study

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HAFSA RASHID, L1F13MBAM0199, Leading Innovation & Change, Sec: A Oct. 30, 2014
AEROSPACE INDUSTRY consists of manufacturing concerns that deal with vehicular flight in the atmosphere of earth and space. It deals with the human efforts to fly within and beyond earth’s atmosphere e.g. aeronautics and astronautics. are engaged in the designing, manufacturing, operating, maintaining, research and development of manned as well as unmanned/unpiloted/remotely piloted aerial vehicles or drone (that do not carry a human operator).Hi-tech improvement is the base for competitiveness and progress in the aerospace industry. As a result, this industry is world leader in science and technology. It is an honor for a country to possess an aerospace industry
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It has recently productively accomplished the final goal of its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) Space Act Agreement with NASA.
Boeing is also providing air traffic management services to increase efficiency, capacity and safety of air transportation system. Boeing Capital Corporation is a global provider of financial solutions.
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: Boeing is using Matrix structure for the efficient working of company. Top supervisors make decisions for the company. In Boeing, authority trickles down from top to bottom e.g. From CEO, CFO, COO to President & Vice President and from President & Vice President to department heads.
Boeing undertook a series of strategic acquisitions to broaden its portfolio that included McDonnell Douglas, the space and defense business of Rockwell Intl., and Hughes Space & Communications. Due to the nature of the defense industry, Boeing occasionally forms teams with other companies that are competitors e.g. Lockheed martin in order to provide customers with the best mix of capabilities to address specific requirements. Together the companies own and operate Hellfire Systems, LLC which is a joint venture created to manufacture the AGM-114 Hellfire Missile. Furthermore, Boeing and Bell Helicopter created the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office to manufacture the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft. Boeing has its collaboration with 6 R&D centers, 16 Consortia and 22 joint research

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