The Boeing Company’s Innovations
Boeing. Initially, it was known as the Pacific Aero Products Company in the start and was able to get several Navy contracts during World War I. Later, Boeing changed the name of the company to The Boeing Company, and, in collaboration with his engineers, he was able to design the seaplanes, Bluebill and Mallard in Seattle, Washington. It provided jets to the US in both World Wars. However, it did not focus on military planes only. It also developed missiles during the Wars. It also took control of Vertol Aircraft in Philadelphia, which played a significant role in the Vietnam War (May, et al., 2007). It has undergone expansions over time, partnering with McDonnell Douglas in 1997.Boeing has strong affiliations with NASA as being the prime provider of services and operating the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also boasts of having clientele in more than 90 countries all over the world and acts host for several military and commercial airline support services. Boeing continues to be the leading company in the field of aerospace because of its adherence and maintenance of professional standards and research religiously. The company is divided into five business sections: Network Space Systems (NSS), Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Capital Corporation (BCC), Global Services Support (GSS), and Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA). Besides these, Boeing also has a separate department that supervises engineering, operations, and technology (EOT) and transacts with the other businesses. The paper attempts to explore innovation in products of the Boeing Company and how it is administered by effective leadership.Innovation is referred to the assimilation and utilization of resources to improve upon a product, reduce the investment costs, and to be able to think up of new ideas that can be translated into reality. Organizations who believe in innovation recognize the worth of their workforce bygiving it opportunities to enhance their learning and giving chances to improve upon its professional conduct.