Case: Wengart Aircraft
President Ralph Larsen of Wengart Aircraft has become increasingly concerned about profits. Though he is not fearful of a company takeover, he does feel an obligation to maximize shareholders’ return on their investment. He and about a dozen top executives receive sizable...
Question 1: Driving and restraining forces toward acceptance of the TQM program at the top management level
1. No Programme and Project & Change Management Office
Larsen is trying to execute a big change by simply sending a memo to the heads, there is no proper pla...
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The one of the macro problems Wengart Aircraft is having is that they are the second largest company in the industry but are only ranked sixth in profitability (Brown, 2011). Wengart gets a large amount of contracts but they are spending a lot of money reworking...
Case Analysis Wengart Aircraft
Wengart Aircraft is not able to maximize profits as evidenced by its ranking of sixth out of seven in its industry. Aircraft rework is a quality problem that is increasing even to the extent that some rework is being compl...
This case analysis focuses on Organizational Development (OD) techniques that Wengart Aircraft Company can utilize to implement a Total Quality management (TQM) program to integrate all aspects of the corporation to enhance production operations, improve overall qualit...
The President Ralph Larsen has realized that Wengart has some major problems with the quality however he is focusing on the profitability instead of the longevity of the company. He needs to have the team focus on improving the quality problem or the company’s profits will...
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To: Mr. Frame
CC: Larry DuCharme
From: Jason Kee
Subject: Review of the Make-Or-Buy Decision for 878 Aircraft
As per our conversation last week, I have calculated the cost estimates you requested regarding whether we should manufacture the new 878 body sections ourselves or...
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