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Yep. If I had to start looking, I'd start looking here:

https://www.mymoneyblog.com/boeing-engineer-dream-job-nightm...

There's a Bloomberg article I've been trying to track down from back in the 2000's where a Boeing exec is quoted as saying that Boeing is going to undergo a financial transformation, part of which involved decreased "over thinking the box" and stripping all that wasteful effort (what engineers call the hard parts) from the process in order to bring Boeing into the mainstream as an optimized shareholder value generating machine.

This happened apparently shortly after the McDonnell Douglas merger as I understand it.




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