With over 160,000 employees in 70 countries, Boeing offers a wide range of products and advanced technological and financial solutions. From commercial airplane to defense systems, Boeing management exceeds its competitors by going beyond product distribution for their clients. The company is laid out into 2 business units consisting of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Boeing Integrated Defense Solutions. Over 8 levels of subsidiaries support these main units. With this many integral forces, strategic planning is crucial.
Big data and the use of analytics are a rising trend within the business world. “$34 billion dollars is estimated to be spent on information technology worldwide focused on big data and analytics.” There is a reason for those expenses; the inherent value of information. Businesses today use big data for a plethora of reasons, but it all comes down to seeing the information of a company and its employees and using that to improve areas of the business. Monitoring employee production, sales information, employee turnover, etc. are all uses of big data throughout the corporate landscape.
Verizon - Internal and External Factors Derrick Burkle, Ella Davis, Jaimie DeBruycker, Cassey Lied, Joanna Riggins MGT/230 February, 3, 2013 Edward Becker In today’s rapid paced, technologically advanced, global business environment, many internal, and external factors affect the four functions of management. The four functions of management are critical components of a successful business that consist of leadership, controlling, planning, and organizing. There are many large companies competing in several markets for their piece of the proverbial pie in the market. This paper will focus on communications giant, Verizon. Verizon is one of the largest communication companies around with 2012 consolidated revenue of $115.8 billion dollars, up 4.5% from 2011 (Verizon Wireless, 2013).
WorldCom Ethical Issues Over the years there were an increase in legal matters and ethical conduct in corporations. The growth in behaviors is due to an era where competition is global and the business environment is complex. Moral values in the business atmosphere are vital to ensuring that the corporations are adhering to the government rules and guidelines at the same time providing their customers the service that they require. WorldCom a telecommunications company was once the second leading long distance provider in America. WorldCom growth was credited to aggressive acquisitions and mergers with other companies.
Asian American Gerald Trahan ETH/125 July 21, 2011 Jere Wilson Asian American The Asian American population of 17.3 million people in the United States as of 2010, which comprised of 5.6 percent of the total population in the United States, was a higher number then I was expecting. And also 2.6 million people that are Asian American that are five and older speak Chinese at home and more so after Spanish, Chinese is the most widely spoken non-English language in the United States. Fifty percent of Asian Americans that are twenty-five years or older have a bachelor’s degree or higher level of education, where it compares to twenty-eight percent of all Americans in that group. This number almost doubles all the other groups. Eighty-five
Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries world-wide and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales. The company values innovation and is continually expanding their product line and services to meet emerging customer needs (About Us). Boeing generates $66 billion in revenues from their global aerospace and defense markets and conducts business through three operating segments. Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA; 50% of revenues and 49% of operating profits in 2007) and EADS's 80%-owned Airbus division are the world's only makers of 130-plus seat passenger jets. Integrated Defense Systems (IDS; 48%, 48%) is the world's second largest military contractor behind Lockheed Martin Corp. Boeing Capital Corp. (2%, 3%) primarily finances commercial aircraft for airlines (Business).
Abstract Diversity and cultural acceptance is a must in our current age and time. People all over the world want to live and do business with individuals that are diverse and culturally competent. With companies and families growing and changing as the global economy requires there is a larger need acceptance and empathy. In our work community we work with many different types of people from many different walks of life. The learners paper was written to describe how the understanding of diversity and diversity consciousness.
Diversity Training Dianne Moser Rasmussen College Author Note This outline is being submitted on February 19, 2012 for Dr. Jennifer (Jenn) Strauss’s Work and Family – G425/SYO4180, Section 05course at Rasmussen College by Dianne Moser Introduction As the United States becomes more diverse, it is important for businesses to mirror that diversity in their workforce. A diverse workforce has proven to be more creative and innovative. It keeps companies competitive in a global business community. Discussion Diversity training has become a necessity in businesses today. Because of people’s differences in the work force such as race, gender, culture, age, and disabilities, it is important that employers provide effective diversity training for their employees in order to educate them to develop organized communication patterns regarding business goals, policies and procedures as well as increase an employee’s awareness,
Running head: Achieving true Cultural Diversity in Corporate America Achieving True Cultural Diversity in Corporate America Freddie Hogan Jr. Kaplan University CM-225-11 Abstract Cultural diversity has impacted the top tier of corporate America particularly when it comes to being competitive in the global market and contributing to the growth and prosperity of its shareholders or employees; however, true cultural diversity as it pertains to a level playing field for women and ethnic minorities lacks adequate representation at the corporate level. The History of Cultural Diversity in American Society When discussing cultural diversity in corporate America, immigration is often at the forefront of discussion due to its effects on history, culture and the basic fabric of the American way of life. Renowned historian Oscar Handlin said, “The history of the United States is in fundamental respects the history of immigration.” (Oscar Handlin, 1951, the uprooted. Boston: Little, Brown, p. 10, pp6). Immigration has left cultural footprints that have shaped American culture to what it is today and what it could be in the future.
The survey, conducted by the American Management Association and called the AMA Critical Skills Survey 2010, involved 2,115 managers and executives around the world. It found that critical thinking was regarded as the most important skill employees could contribute in helping their companies to grow. It ranked higher than innovation or mastery of information technology. Globalisation, the increased flow and complexity of information and constant changes in the business environment all demand that employees have excellent critical-thinking skills so they are able to adapt to new roles, understand issues quickly and solve problems gracefully, the firm said. http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2011/05/04/business/Importance-of-critical-thinking-30154554.html The Importance of Critical Thinking Written on January 3, 2009 by Sandy in Great Self-Care http://sandykumskov.com/importance-critical-thinking/ Critical thinking is an incredibly important skill.