Econ 101 And People Skills: Aerospace Managers Head Back To School

Northrop Grumman's California plant
Lockheed Martin is expecting a deceleration in F-35 work, in part because of a slowdown in center fuselages from Northrop Grumman, which has suffered labor shortages in its Palmdale, California, plant.
Credit: U.S. Defense Contract Management Agency
Aerospace and defense program managers will tell you they never had an easy job, but recent trends in the sector are turning the task of building and delivering products into an almost Sisyphean task. What can be done to get industry and customers back on track? It is time to head back to school. A...

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