"The secret of getting ahead is getting STARTED. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable ones –- then starting on the first one." Mark Twain
Boeing was founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing (1881-1956). Currently Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and the principal maker of commercial jet transports.
Boeing leads the way in developing the single-wing planes in the 1930s; and the first U.S. jetliner, the Boeing 707. Boeing is also a leader in space technology, defense aircraft and systems, and communication systems.
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Boeing also promotes continued education for its employees as a means of keeping up or setting the standard in technology.
Factors that influence the company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning include innovation, profitability, and environmental concerns (Articlesbase, 2008).
The organizational structure at Boeing Corporation is comprised within nine levels of corporate functions; Business Development and Strategy, Communications, Engineering, Operations and Technology, Finance/Shared Services Group/Boeing Capital Corp., Human Resources/Administration, International, Law, Office of Internal Governance, and Public Policy.
Boeing’s Operations management model shows their intention of attaining world-class growth and productivity by utilizing performance driven management Maximizing learning across their company and from the outside and studying clearly defined successful business and adapting and applying what is working for them.
Boeing examines each new product for its marketability, innovation feasibility, cost effectiveness, profitability as well as monitoring any potential environmental concerns. Boeing has pledged as a company to be mindful of the community that houses them by protecting the environment, volunteering in the community and providing financial support for local causes.
Planning at Boeing is influenced by the needs of their customers, employees and shareholders. Boeings commitment to their employees in turn produces committed employees. Boeing believes that continued training and education produces employees who are more knowledgeable in the field. The benefit for the employee is increased promotion opportunities. Boeing benefits by having knowledgeable and loyal employees who strive to produce state of the products.
In management, organizing is assembling and coordinating the human, financial, physical, informational, and other resources needed to achieve goals. (Bateman & Snell, 2009). This is quite a daunting task for a very large company.
According to Boeing (1995), they have more than 158,000 employees across the United States and in 70 countries. This represents one of the most diverse, talented and innovative workforces anywhere. More than 123,000 of our people hold college degrees -- including nearly 32,000 advanced degrees -- in virtually every business and technical field from approximately 2,700 colleges and universities worldwide. (para. 2).
Career opportunities at Boeing seem almost endless. This is a list of the many job titles available through Boeing:
* Engineering Jobs
* Information Solutions Jobs
* Quality Jobs
* Design Jobs
* Systems Engineering Jobs
* Mechanical and Structural Engineering Jobs
* Finance Jobs
* Information Technology Jobs
* Business Jobs
* Business Development Jobs
* Quality Control Jobs
* Defense Operation Integrated and Support...