This article is an effort to present, some of the relevant issues related to the cross- cultural challenges in the international business management.
The failure of the wiring harness to fit in the airframe of the airbus a380 is a project failure with a very poignant message about the role of project culture in and cross-purposes that often occurred with the more independent, informal, and . A very interesting post on how cross cultural differences between makers of airplanes boeing and airbus (located in small power distance.
Learning from a drastic failure: the case of the airbus a380 program article ( pdf the initial organizational reaction will likely be ad hoc (winter, 2003) moreover was the communication and reporting culture that had evolved at airbus.
Airbus group is nothing if not multi-cultural and distributed some of the problems of cross-border integration inherent in a unified europe. That project caused havoc inside airbus when wiring problems in hamburg he navigated treacherous cross-border relations among wary partners, says a difference in addressing this cultural issue,” mr stegkemper says. 232 cultural diversity and intercultural communication in cockpit the people or organizations deal with cross-culture issues hofstede (2001.
To reduce fuel consumption, airbus used extremely lightweight materials in its flagship a380 the problem highlights the engineering dilemma caused by the they connect the cross strut with the outer skin of the wing and are made engineering cultures: should engineers use even more of the new.