Monthly Archives: July 2020

Disruptive Innovation Strategy in the Aerospace Industry

Dr. George Gafencu, DBA, PMP, CPM Disruptive innovation strategy in the aerospace industry is the topic of the current posting. The paper has been published at Capella University in late 2018, but the approach is still valid for the now L-3 Harris. The current paper presents a market analysis of the aircraft, engine, and parts […]

Genetic Algorithms versus Critical Path Method

Dr. George Gafencu, DBA, PMP, DTM A comparison between the critical path implemented via Genetic Algorithms versus Critical Path Method is the topic of the current posting. The conditions of the experiment is a relatively small schedule (17 tasks) developed rigorously based on the Project Management Institute’s guidelines [1]. All tasks have a predecessor and […]

An Analysis of The Pay Cuts Initiative

Dr. George Gafencu, DBA The posting presents an analysis of the pay cuts initiative. The current blog initiates a different posting category, called “the bottom line.” The intent of the new series of postings is, as opposite from industry or company study case research, to analyze one current issue from the standpoint of strategy and innovation. […]

Sustainable Innovation Recipes and Tools

Sustainable Innovation Recipes and Tools Dr. George Gafencu, DBA     Capella University published the current paper in 2019. The aerospace industry (NAIC: 33641) experiences business turbulences owed to changes in technologies, governments adjusting their spending, and the apparition of disruptors inside the industry, opening new markets (Soshkin, 2018a, 2018b). United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX, […]

Global Marketing Strategy Analysis

Dr. George Gafencu, DBA, PMP, DTM      Capella University published this paper in March 2019, and the study contains an in-depth global marketing strategy analysis on GE Healthcare. The corporation is a subsidiary of the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE, Fortune: #18), and it has six lines of products (diagnostic image, clinical and surgery […]

Customer Interaction Analysis for an Airline

Dr. George Gafencu, DBA, PMP, DTM Customer interaction analysis for an airline is the topic of the current posting. Capella University accepted the doctoral research paper in February 2019. United Continental Holdings (NASDAQ: UAL) is a major airline in the US, having a market share of 17.5%, behind American Airlines Group Inc. (21.3%) and Delta […]