Boeing : An Air Force Procurement Officer Essay

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Boeing is an American international corporation that manufactures and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. It also provides leasing and product services. Boeing is also the second largest defense contractor in the world and the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. It is also one of the most checkered ethical records of any large corporation. The issue we are going to discuss happened in 2003. Boeing hires Darleen Druyun, who was an Air Force procurement officer for the U.S government, as the Vice President of Boeing’s Defense missile systems. As an Air Force procurement officer, she was working on a $21 billion deal with Boeing when she received an offer from Being for a position as well as other advantages. She accepted the position and Boeing got the deal. It raises interrogation in the public, lead by John McCain and ended with the obvious conclusion that they are being some unethical practices on the path. Druyun was fired and sentence of 9 months for corruption; the CFO and the CEO of Boeing were both fired and the Boeing lost over a billion on this matter. Throughout this paper, I will act as the Board of Directors and provide a hypothetical analysis of the issue from my character’s standpoint and present the legal, ethical and economic factors of my character’s position. First, I will gather the facts which are: Yes, we wanted to get a 21 billion deal with the government for tankers, we did recruit Darleen Druyun knowing what that…

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