W13308 westjet airlines: information technology governance and corporate strategy malcolm c munro and sharaz khan wrote this case solely to provide material for class discussion. At southwest airlines, our corporate governance structure guides our organization and drives progress toward implementation of our corporate strategies we believe being a good corporate citizen means operating with dedication to the highest standards of ethics and integrity and that good corporate governance is integral in achieving long-term. Southwest airlines was formed in 1971 to serve inter-city routes in three texas cities by 1998, it had grown to approximately 24,000 employees serving 25 states with approximately 2,500 flights per day.
According to the 2012 annual report of the international air transport association, or iata, airlines made a $79 billion profit in 2011 and although that seems like a significant number, the iata reports that it is only half of the $158 billion in profits the airlines made in 2010. New lvcva head to focus on corporate governance among other issues super bowl in las vegas would be ‘a good and a bad thing’ nomad opens oct 12, growing boutique hotel market. Transcript of case study southwest airlines houston dallas san antonio new mexico oklahoma louisiana arizona nevada california texas baltimore florian felschow anne polle corporate governance, business ethics, and strategic leadership gaining & sustaining competitive advantage.
Executive summary reprint: r1111e excellence in community engagement, labor relations, environmental protection, corporate governance, and supply chain accountability isn’t easy to achieve. Southwest airlines’ citizenship committee has started to identify and define kpis for product responsibility issues to better track our performance and progress this work is ongoing, and we plan to discuss more about our related kpis in the 2011 southwest airlines one report. Corporate governance & nominating committee charter opens a document in a new window that may not meet accessibility guidelines code of ethics this content can be expanded the board of directors of american airlines group inc has adopted this code of ethics – each member is expected to abide by these laws. Sam adurogboye is the general manager, public relations, nigerian civil aviation authority (ncaa), the apex regulatory body overseeing airlines in the country. The nominating and corporate governance committee may use the results of its evaluation in determining the criteria for directors to be considered to fill any vacancies on the board or on its committees and for inclusion in the slate of directors to be recommended by the board at the annual meeting of shareholders.
Southwest airlines co - strategy, swot and corporate finance report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information the report covers the company's structure, operation, swot analysis, product and service offerings and corporate actions, providing a 360˚ view of the company. Southwest airlines has invested $12 million during the past three years to standardize corporate and terminal operations on about 10,000 dell optiplex desktop and latitude notebook computers according to its company executives. Industry challenges from managing your fuel to managing your growth, we have solutions designed to set your business free in the business issues below, we examine some of these challenges and opportunities. The attached paper describes the keys to success for southwest airlines, including its approach to quality management southwest did not implement a formalized “quality management program” numerous companies in the usa have implemented formalized “quality management programs” and they failed because they were “programs of the month. A corporate scandal involves alleged or actual unethical behavior by people acting within or on behalf of a corporation many recent corporate collapses and scandals have involved false or inappropriate accounting of some sort (see list at accounting scandals .
While virtually every major us airline has declared bankruptcy in the past 10 years, southwest airlines has remained solvent and has consecutively generated a profit for the past 39 years. The word-of-mouth on southwest airlines has been terrific for years i have always heard from those who have flown southwest how celebrated they feel as passengers. At southwest airlines, diversity means having a modern and multi-faceted workforce which gives us a key competitive advantage in the national marketplace our network is comprised of employees representing a variety of backgrounds whose individual experiences help form our unique corporate culture. These all are indicator that southwest is seriously committed to develop a good corporate governance culture mutual problem solving is the culture of southwest airlines the airline engages in joint problem- solving calisthenics with those delivering everything from fuel to peanuts dished up on planes.
The corporate governance committee oversees our governance standards, processes for evaluation of the board and its committees, compensation of non-employee directors and the company’s sustainability efforts and progress. The key objective of this paper is to highlight the strategies of southwest airlines that facilitated it to produce a successful model in airlines industry that was benchmark for the entire world. We are committed to transparent corporate governance, which includes all employees and directors we have six members on our board of directors, five of whom are independent directors our directors are responsible for supervision of the company and valuation of investment assets on a quarterly basis.