Boeing Company Analysis

1257 Words Jan 8th, 2018 5 Pages
The late 1990s were a time of trial and transition where the company encountered and overcame a number of obstacles, but also took advantage of opportunities for growth. In particular, the area of new technology has allowed the company to integrate and reorganize very effectively. In this way, customer brand loyalty has been fostered anew by adding value and by differentiating Boeing itself from its competition (particularly Airbus), as we shall see further on in the essay below.
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The Boeing corporation had been a very successful company in the mid-1990s. At the time, it dominanted the market in commercial aviation with an additional thriving sideline in the military and space contracts market. Boeing faced and then overcame a huge number of challenges but also took advantage of many opportunities that were offered up by the aerospace market in the late 1990s. The company faced a number of challenges. In wake of he the first Gulf War, the incumbent economic slowdown severely decreased the market demand. Also, the Boeing encountered stiff competition from the company Airbus which many experts have attributed to heavy subsidies by European government that gave the company an unfair advantage market advantage. For instance, in 1999, Airbus outsold Boeing for the first time in the company's history and delivered to the market more airplanes than the Boeing company did in…
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