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Shocks To The Supply Chain

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Last summer, when The Boeing Co. announced it would delay the introduction of its 787 Dreamliner, CEO Jim McNerney blamed the problem on the company’s supply chain. A large product like an airplane uses thousands of individual parts, but Boeing attempted to mitigate the smaller, individual supply chain quandary by using major suppliers to construct large pieces of the plane. ...

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Can Detroit Survive?

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Can Chrysler Show Detroit The Way?The smallest of the Big Three has done the most to transform itself. by herbert shuldiner Can GM Fight Back?Wagoner says it can with some help-not a bailout-from Washington.  by william J. holstein GM Has A Better Chance Than FordBill Ford Isn’t Making the Right Moves.  by herbert shuldiner 

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