The commercial airline industry is one of the most volatile, dog-eat-dog enterprises in the world, and in the late s, Europe’s Airbus overtook. In this getAbstract summary, you will learn: How the world’s two largest passenger aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, compete;; How they are organized;. Boeing Versus Airbus has ratings and 30 reviews. John Newhouse delivers a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the airline industry from the suppliers to.

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Boeing Versus Airbus by John Newhouse

Newhouse gives us a tutorial on a number of important issues that affect all participants in the global marketplace. Perhaps no industry offers such high-stakes, high-profile bets as aerospace. But, what I missed here is details on key things that would have mattered; numbers for production rates, margins, sales growth etc that would show definitive comparison between the two.

Bythe company suffered from mismanagement and had adopted the kind of complacent, risk-averse culture that had once characterized its competitor. Jan 16, Czarny Pies rated it liked it Recommends it for: Reads more like a newspaper column.

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Newhouse too often provides lengthy discourses on events and decisions that are decades old and competitors that have turned to dust. It is so lacking in cohesive organization that the last section of the second chapter reads like the end of the book for example. He is the author of eight other books, including Cold Dawn and Europe Adrift.


Always of interest, the battle between Airbus and Boeing is fascinating reading for an aviation buff like me. The 80 Best Books of The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.

When the engineers at Chicago-based Boeing Co. Would be interesting to see an update about Boeing’s issues with the especially as it had to bring much of the work back in house to get it completed properly. Sam rated it liked it Apr 17, Anyhow, I didn’t enjoy this book very much. The biggest issue — timing kohn Newhouse could do little about.

John Newhouse has written seven books and for many years was the Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. The book needlessly goes into Boeing’s corporate nwhouse, boardroom chess and personality clashes, which does get boring after a bit.

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Notably his prediction that Airbus would never sell enough As to earn a return on the investment has been born out by subsequent events. Newhouse gives us a tutorial on a number of important issues that affect all participants in the global marketplace.

Each representing one of the largest export commodities for their respective countries or collection of countries their impact on the world economy is clearly assessed in this book. Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a nehwouse success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love.

The result is a highly anecdotal book with strange gaps in the narrative. Would have made a great 2 part series in the business section. But Airbus did not remain on top for long. Must read for anyone who loves buisness and aviation.

Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Also, the chronology of events is not maintained rather few chapters are just filled up with contents un-necessary to the point or not relevant in the context. How Boeing Defied the Airbus Challenge: