Boeing Flies On Without Stonecipher Persuasive Essay by Top Papers

Boeing Flies On Without Stonecipher
A discussion on the resignation of Harry Stonecipher, CEO of Boeing.
# 144061 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper discusses the case of Harry Stonecipher, who resigned as CEO of Boeing in 2005 after a relationship between him and a subordinate executive, Debra Peabody, became public. The case is made that Stonecipher was the center of a conflict of interest as he put his objectives above the company's. The paper argues that he abused his power, and he, Peabody, and the whistleblower who spied their e-mail should have all been fired.

From the Paper:

"On March 6, 2005, aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing announced that their CEO Harry Stonecipher was resigning. He tendered his "resignation following revelations of an affair with a female Boeing executive, Deborah Peabody, who did not report directly to him" (Swickard 24). Boeing had just dealt with the resignation of their last CEO over ethical issues just..."

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