Description: The 787 Dreamliner was born in a moment of desperation. It was 2003 and Boeing — the company that defined modern air travel — had just lost its title as the world’s largest plane manufacturer to European rival Airbus. Its CEO had resigned in a defense-contract scandal. And its stock had plunged to the lowest price in a decade.
Date: Jan 25, 2013
Questions for Discussions:
- Describe the production design setup for the 787?
- Why did Boeing create a network of suppliers for the 787?
- What are the risks associated with this design?