Boeing (C): No Nerds, No Birds Will a Strike Jeopardize Public Safety?

3 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008

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Patricia H. Werhane

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Jenny Mead

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Abstract

This series of six cases (labeled A through F, UVA-E-0233 through UVA-E-0238) presents the various dilemmas that arose in the spring of 2001 when engineers at the Seattle-based Boeing Company, unhappy with management decisions, contemplated and undertook a strike, the first "white-collar" work stoppage in the history of American business.

Keywords: benefits policy, bonuses, Workplace Management, ethical issues, labor relations, labor unions, managerial ethics

Suggested Citation

Werhane, Patricia H. and Mead, Jenny, Boeing (C): No Nerds, No Birds Will a Strike Jeopardize Public Safety?. Darden Case No. UVA-E-0235. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1277758

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Jenny Mead

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business ( email )

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Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550
United States

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