1. What are the benefits to Boeing of outsourcing so much work on the 787 to foreign suppliers? Boeing was gambling that if they shared work across world the company could somehow gain the experience of the competing markets and use it to build their 787 plane.
2. In 2007 and 2008 Boeing ran into several publicized issues with regard to its management of a globally dispersed supply chain?
3. Some critics have claimed that by outsourcing so much work, Boeing has been exporting American jobs overseas. Is this criticism fair? How should the company respond to such criticisms?