Boeing Company's Goals and Actions

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Abstract This paper analyzes the goals and actions of Boeing by analyzing its critical success factors as well as its strategic roadmap. Introduction The Boeing Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers in the world. Rivaled only by European giant Airbus in the aerospace industry, Boeing is a leader in research, design and manufacture of commercial jet airliners, for commercial, industrial and military customers. Despite enjoying immense success in its market and dominating an industry that solely recognizes engineering excellence, it is crucial for Boeing to ensure continued growth through consistent strategy formulation and execution to avoid falling behind in market share to close and coming rivals. Boeing's goals are…show more content…
Steady Defense Business Growth The Boeing Company's defense business has been growing steadily over the past few years. Revenues from the integrated defense system grew from $27,361 million in 2003 to $30,791 million in 2005. The defense business accounts for over 55% of the company's revenues. Continued strong performance of this division of the Boeing Company would counter any downturn in the commercial aircraft industry (DATAMONITOR). Strong Growth from Developing Geographic Markets The Boeing Company has registered strong growth in the developing markets in China, Oceania and Africa (Boeing Frontiers, Nov. 2005). For the fiscal year 2005, revenues from China grew by 87.9%; revenues from Oceania grew by $32; and revenues from Africa grew 61.8% over the 2004 fiscal year. These regions represent some of the fastest growing economies of the world. The Boeing Company's growing market share in these regions would boost the company revenues of the future (DATAMONITOR). Strategic Analysis and Choice The main objective of Boeing's strategy is to analyze the commercial aircraft industry, to understand the demand that is present, and to formulate a solution that will fulfill that segment. Currently, there are only two major players in the global market: Boeing and Airbus. Boeing is widely known as the "free market" champion, while Airbus represents the "not-so-free" approach of the European Union's organized and government subsidized
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