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    Overview. Financially, Alaska Airlines is a strong performer in the modern airline marketplace, having come a long way from its storied Alaskan bush plane roots. Today, Alaska Airlines is the 7th largest US air carrier and is ranked 5th for overall performance among the top 12 carriers for 2014(Alaska airlines: Company facts.; Bowen & Headley, 2015). Notably, in 2015 Alaska Airlines carried 21 million passengers on 173 thousand flights resulting in 27.768 billion Revenue Passenger Miles (RPM) and 32.694 billion Available Seat Miles (ASM) which accounted for 4.5% share of passenger travel in the US (Bureau of transportation statistics: Air carrier snapshot (alaska airlines).). In addition to these performance statistics, Alaska Airlines has…

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    Alaska Airline Industry

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    Airline Industry The United States remains the home of the world 's biggest airline industry and air travel continues to be the safest form of intercity transportation in the United States. Approximately 2 million passengers and 50,000 tons of cargo are transported via the U.S. airlines every day. The industry is also responsible for influencing $1.5 trillion in United States economic activity and currently provides more than 11 million jobs (Airlines.org, 2016). Flight schools across the…

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    Alaska Airlines History

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    “For over 75 years Alaska Airlines, and the people who make us who we are, have been guided by integrity, caring, ingenuity, professionalism, and a unique spirit. A spirit that was has grown out of our geographical roots,” declares Alaska Airlines on its website. Alaska Airlines started to serve their people back in the 1932 when it was only a three-passenger aircraft. With time, it grew and now it is the product of the history. These milestone, good deeds, and community involvement have grown…

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    Alaska Airlines had numerous problems before their transformation. These issues ranged from internal issues, to end user problems that left some customers unsatisfied with the Airline’s services. In time, these hitches eventually became problematic when in terms of doing businesses, and therefore needed to be ironed out if they were to stay competitive with other airlines. Two key issues were found in Alaska Airline’s performance were highlighted in their survey. First, is the operational…

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    Alaska Airlines is one of the most respected airlines in the United States. They are best known for their high-performance levels of process control and tracking control systems. The airline flies more than 100 locations not only in the United States, but also in Canada and Mexico. High levels of process control systems ensure the delivery of baggage in twenty minutes or less from the plane arrival to the gate. If the airlines fail to meet the twenty minutes, they reward the passenger with a…

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    The first factor is magnitude of consequences, the total harm versus the total benefit from the decision. In this case, the benefit was increased profits over a period of six years, the total harm was immense, including the death of 88 people, law suits, federal oversight, damage to the Alaska Airlines’ reputation and stock price, and some individuals being terminated. Second factor is social consensus, meaning the agreement on if a behavior is good or bad. Viewing this decision from the…

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    Summary Per the Heart of Change Field Guide, John Kotter stated that a shared urgency for change could propel people into action, but it is the vision that steers the individuals in the proper direction (Cohen). Additionally, the development and creation of the appropriate vision for change is crucial towards transformational success; however, effectively communicating the vision and how it will be achieved is key to capturing the commitment of the workforce (Cohen). For this assignment, John…

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    the most universally important aspect to all people in Alaska, and as such there is a responsibility to protect it. If the world should see the day where no more salmon run in the river, then it may too see the end of modern and traditional Alaskan cultures. In addition to the high cultural reverence that the King Salmon carries, it is also the backbone of the economy for several regions in the state. The commercialization of the fish through King Salmon dips, cream cheeses, jerkies and other…

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    Is It Safe To Go On A Plane In Anchorage Alaska? With an area twice the size of Texas with few roads between many towns and cities, Alaska’s residents rely heavily on air transportation to commute and move goods throughout the state. Air taxis and commuter planes serve as the main form of transportation to many villages in remote areas. Furthermore, the tourism industry also relies heavily on airplanes for both transportation and sightseeing. On any given day, you can look into the sky and see…

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    The reasons come to AUS First of all, study in American university is the one of my dream, when I were in my home country, I expected to study in American, because I like the teaching methods and teaching system. Finally, this year my dream is come true, I came to ASU this spring semester. I came to ASU have many reasons. Primarily, the school gives me offer in May. Time back to last year, I still studying in Seattle. After the English program in Seattle, I have been looking for universities…

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