CASE STUDY: Rocketdyne Propulsion and Power
Author(s)Inaba, Takashi; Barret, Betty Jo
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Rocketdyne is a leading producer of rocket engines and related space products facing an increasingly competitive global environment. For Rocketdyne the challenges include a shift from a heavily military focus to a more commercial focus, acquisition by Boeing, environmental and pollution concerns, and developing a lean production work organization system. A vigorous employee involvement program is a defining feature of the Rocketdyne story. However there are ongoing challenges integrating front-line innovation with line leadership and business strategy.
Rocketdyne, Boeing, employee involvement, EI