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Eval factors that influence the planning function of mgmt

2. Individual Assignment: Management Planning Paper

- Attain faculty approval as you select one of the following organizations:

o Global Crossing
o Tyco
o WorldCom
o Boeing
o Halliburton
o Other, as approved by your instructor: Faculty approval is only needed if you do not choose an organization from the list above.

- Prepare a paper in which you address the following for your selected organization:

o Evaluate the planning function of management.

o Analyze the influence that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have had on management planning at your chosen company. Provide at least one example for each.

o Analyze at least three factors that influence the company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.

- Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

ANSWER: 960 words that cover these aspects of the request. 4 references.

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Abstract

This paper will cover the planning function of management for Boeing. It will analyze the influence that legal issues, ethics, and corporate social responsibility have had on management planning at Boeing. Also, it will analyze at least three factors that influence the company's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.

Management Planning Paper for Boeing

Introduction

"Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems (Boeing, 2010)." Boeing also provides services to NASA and operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station.

Planning Function of Management

The planning process for Boeing is complicated because internal and external factors that involve legal, ethical, and corporate social responsibility influence it. Boeing has strong ethical values and it is one of the main reasons that their planning abilities succeed. The following information will show how these factors in addition to economic conditions, laws, competition, terrorism, and globalization can affect Boeing's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.

Influences of Legal Issues, Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility

Legal issues can be anything from employee problems to discrimination and although there was a gender pay case in Boeing's past; their professional legal team handled it by settling out of court. Boeing's values are "At Boeing, we ...

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