Tagged: Boeing culture

A Window into Boeing’s Defective Culture (Part III of III)

Boeing is still under investigation.  A grand jury is investigating potential safety and obstructions allegations.  Congressional investigations are continuing.  Civil litigation surrounding the 737 Max are continuing.  Boeing’s long path out of this nightmare appears to be rocky and filled with continuing risks, financial harm and reputational risks.  In reviewing the wreckage surrounding Boeing’s culture and safety performance, public disclosure of over 100 pages of...

The Boeing Scandal and the Demise of a Corporate Culture (Part I of III)

When a company suffers from serious misconduct, the source of such a failure usually lies in its corporate culture.  I know this theory sounds relatively obvious, but bear with me here. The CEO and senior management and the corporate board are responsible for creating, oversight and monitoring of a company’s culture. Corporate boards and senior management work together, communicate regularly and should set an example. ...

Episode 143 — The Boeing Safety Scandal and the Demise of Boeing’s Corporate Culture

Boeing Airlines was the leader in safety and financial success.  Unfortunately, Boeing has suffered a significant fall from grace as a result of its 737 Max safety record and two devastating crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The Boeing safety scandal has had a devastating impact on Boeing’s performance and uncovered a corporate culture that has been obsessed with financial performance to the detriment of safety...