Boeing and Materials Management
Boeing is an aerospace manufacturing company of giant proportions. Using sophisticated computer programs it assembles airplanes from contracted components to meet the needs of people flying in the future.
DEFENSE INDUSTRY CONVERSION.
National defense readiness, civilian production, competition, impact on gunbelt region, role of govt., plant closings.
CRISES IN THE NAVY.
Examines problems of sexism, Tailhook scandal, minority issues, poor leadership, disaster relief, environmental damage.
WWII and Civil Rights
A short analysis of World War IIs influence on the civil rights movement. Impact of the industrial boom caused by the war. Blacks moving from the south to urban areas for jobs, and their newfound political and economic influence.
THE AMERICAN ECONOMY.
Discusses the "new" economics brought about by 9/11. Economics and forecasting. The high-tech age. Human capital. Traditional policies and dependence on the GDP. Considers the new long-range outlook for achieving balanced budget and GDP growth. Production goals, consumer attitudes, downsizing of companies. Ten recommendations for federal government and business community to adopt.
Examines region south of line from North Carolina to Southern CA. Growth & development, positive features, impact of defense spending, migration to, economics, impact on North.