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If you're looking for exciting new learning materials on the complex challenges facing the aerospace workforce, take a look at the products and publications listed here. Our final report is also included. Click above on "Final Report" to download the pdf.

Highlights of Case Studies

Lean at the C-5 Galaxy Depot: Essential Elements of Success. 2005. Barrett and Fraile.

Strategies for Workforce Flexibility and Capability: The New Job Families at Boeing St. Louis. 2004. Barrett, Fraile, Litwin, Cutcher-Gershenfeld.

International Association of Machinists and Boeing Joint Quality Through Training Programs. Tukwila, Washington. 2004. Long and Barrett.

Fostering Continuous Improvement in a Changing Business Context. Textron Systems, Wilmington, Massachusetts, 1998, 1999, 2000. Cutcher-Gershenfeld.

Fostering Workplace Innovation and Labor-Management Partnership: The Challenge of Strategic Shifts in Business Operations. Pratt & Whitney (United Technologies) and IAM Local 971, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1999. Barrett.

Transformation Through Employee Involvement and Workplace Training: The Challenges of a Changing Business Context. Rocketdyne Propulsion and Power, Canoga Park, California, 1999. Inaba and Barrett.

Employing Activity Based Costing and Management Practices within the Aerospace Industry: Sustaining the Drive for Lean. Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, Wichita Division/IAM, Wichita, Kansas, 1999 and 2000. Barrett, Padvana, and others.

From Three to One. Integrating a High Performance Work Organization Process, Lean Production and Activity Based Costing Change Initiatives. Boeing Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, IAM, 2000. Kochan.

A Decade of Learning: International Association of Machinists/Boeing Joint Programs. Seattle, Washington, 2001. Kochan.

Rockwell Collins & IBEW Locals 1362 and 1634: Investing in Knowledge, Skills, and Future Capability in an Uncertain Business Environment. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2003. Barrett.


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