In formation (Airbus, Economist)
October 29, 2016
Posted by on
Europe’s big planemaker takes another short hop towards being a “normal” firm
“The company began as a jumble of the national aerospace firms of France, Germany, Britain and Spain, jointly known as EADS, in 1967. Mr Enders has laboured, with much success, to reduce state influence on the group and to create a profit-driven firm like any other. But the roots of the past run deep. Airbus Group sits at the top of three divisions—jetliners, defence and space, and helicopters. The jetliner division, for example, still thinks of itself as French in character, and the defence and space unit keeps some sense of its former German identity.”
Read more @ http://www.economist.com/news/business/21708286-europes-big-planemaker-takes-another-short-hop-towards-being-normal-firm-formation
Languages do matter!