Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business. John Newhouse, Author. Knopf $ (p). Boeing Versus Airbus has ratings and 30 reviews. John Newhouse delivers a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the airline industry from the suppliers to. In this getAbstract summary, you will learn: How the world’s two largest passenger aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, compete;; How they are organized;.

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Although the book has increased my admittedly meager knowledge of the airline industry, I don’t feel as if I gained much insight into the actual competition. Would be interesting to see an update about Boeing’s issues with the especially as it had to boeibg much of the work back in house to get it completed properly. He lives in Washington, D.

Aug 06, Jmswtsn rated it really liked it. Combining insider knowledge with jobn prose and insight, John Newhouse delivers a riveting story of these two titans of the sky and their struggles to stay in the air. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Would have made a great 2 part series in the business section. Enwhouse Preview See a Problem?

I found Joe Sutters recollections of the development of the At times repetitive and superficial. Good history on the rise and development of both companies and the overall industry landscape, but started getting lost in all the similar plane model numbers somewhere near the middle Read more Read less. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I needed this book for a project newhosue school and it was really helpful.

Hardcoverpages. Knopf first published January 1st Apart from that I found it really interesting and informative. Boeimg, I thought nswhouse would still be a good primer and provide historical perspective on what is, if not “the greatest international competition in business,” at least one of the more interesting ones. The book is filled with many interesting anecdotes but the author keeps coming back to the same conclusions whenever one or the other competitor stumbled: Lots of good information on the air-frame and aircraft industry, but was difficult to follow at points.


Apr 26, Kathy D rated it it was amazing.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Generally speaking, this book attempts to gives both sides a fair review but comes off as unabashedly pro-Boeing.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Also evidenced by the observation that Emirates gets scant reference whilst Etihad and Qatar were not even mentioned. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Return to Book Page. Author has provided very deep analysis of the two biggest giants of aviation. These two companies are the two biggest rivals bieing the aviation industry and the biggest business rivals internationally.

Now, after years of heated battle and mismanagement, both companies face the challenge of serving burgeoning Airbis markets and stiff competition from China and Japan. Write a product review.

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aifbus What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Pretty good overview of the market dynamics and competitive pressures faced by Boeing and Airbus.

I docked this book some stars because many of the chapters seem to go back and recover the same ground as before, and rehash the Good, factually based, easy to read, able to call both Boeing and Airbus on their failings, although it does seem slightly biased towards Boeing although as a fan of Boeing, I can’t really object, only observe. The book reviews business strategies, the personality of the various leaders of the two companies and the impact of government.


However, it is still interesting but it may take a wee bit of merit. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Please try again later. Jan 08, Pages. See all free Kindle reading apps. Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge. Particularly troubling aribus all the tense shifting. Nov 18, Syahid Abdullah rated it liked it.

The Story of an Indian Multinational. I work for Boeing, so I’ll let you guess which company is which in my little analogy. However, Airbus quickly succumbed to the same complacency it once challenged, and Boeing regained its precarious place on top. One person found this helpful. This book had been on my “to read” list since it came out 7 years ago and I knew by now it was going to be very dated. State Department during the latter half of the Clinton administration.

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The Economist gave this book a great review. Incorporating interviews he conducted throughout the industry—with everyone from company leaders, past and present, and Wall Street analysts to design engineers and factory workers—John Newhouse takes us inside these two firms to help us understand their airrbus for supremacy in a business based as much on instinct as on economics.

I bought this and looked forward to the story with great anticipation.