Unformatted text preview: her son-in-law. She also indicated that she had approved a settlement with Boeing that was too high. The government, usually considered to be in the outer ring as another group that could be affected by the corporation, in this instance can be considered a primary stakeholder. This is because the government in this case acts as a customer. Customers, acting as stakeholders, have the interest in fair exchange and value for money spent as well as safe and reliable products. From the Freeman article we also learn that companies in the defense industry have the government as a primary/key stakeholder. The government was involved in the Boeing case because they were required to not only take legal action, however, the Boeing Corporation does a significant amount of business with the federal government; therefore, resulting in the government acting as a customer....
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- Spring '08
- Business, Corporation, Boeing Corporation