Nowadays, the globalization is in expansion and the competition is aggravated. In its economical war, the major stake is the information which became the key success factor for many companies. Indeed the information allows watching the firm's environment as well as the following of the concurrent behavior and strategies. It permits to forecast the market evolution as well as the development of new technologies.
A perfect know-how of its environment permits to a firm to anticipate and evaluate the threats on its market. Consequently the management can take more efficient decision contributing to their activities development. In brief, today the information became major to stay competitive and it's became the main factor of a firm's success.
Moreover as the environment is evolving a firm has to collect information continually. Consequently there are different ways to collect it such as through the economic intelligence process defined like the control and the protection of the relevant strategic information for every economic actor. It has for purpose the economy's competitiveness and the companies' security. It represents a multidisciplinary process: analyze the information suppose to combine technical, economics, commercials and financials competencies.
The protection of data or sensitive sites appealed to multiple specialties. That's why the implementation of a specific organization, in particular within the company, is necessary, as well as the appeal to all the useful resources, in particular those whom the administration gives available to all.
[...] The EADS insider trading affair began in March 2006 when the group presented historical results for the 2005 year. The net income of the company had growth of 39% which represented billion of Euros for a global turnover of billion of Euros Consequently in 2005 EADS realized the better results of its history and manages to overcome its competitor Boeing. Few months later in May 2006, Jean Louis Gergorin, member of the EADS executive comity, is suspended for being involved in the Clearstream affair in which he was accused of having sent a letter denouncing political personalities to have a bank account in the Luxembourg. [...]
[...] The objective was to regain the credibility of the group lost with the insider trading affair by showing transparency in their financial transaction. However, the group is going to commit faults in the financial communication and Louis Gallois is going to say it publicly. During the five days of the AMF deliberation, in an interview to the Figaro, he reminded the considerable damage caused to the persons and to the EADS by the leaks on the meadow report last October and renews its total confidence in respect of the leaders of EADS. [...]
[...] Anyway one of the principal errors of EADS was that from the beginning of the affair, they engaged in unsatisfactory crisis communication plan that led the group to big trouble. A financial communication was a great idea to show transparency and regain trust of investors and public opinion nevertheless it should have been done earlier without opinion manipulation. Moreover once the insider trading affair discovered, others spokesperson that leaders involved should have began to manage the crisis communication in order to be sure that this one will be composed of accurate information which will guarantee its effectiveness. [...]
[...] Thus it was well before the A380 delay that the Power 8 should have been put in place. During the autumn 2007, the suspicions about insider trading have been increased. In September, the AMF passed on to the Public prosecutor's department of Paris the conclusions of a preliminary report implicating seriously the shareholders and the leaders of EADS, who would have proceeded - for the first ones in November and in March and for the second in April - to judged transfers " strange. [...]
[...] Airbus restructured its industrial organization and established a long-term network with solid partners. Others modulate Power 8 aim at rationalizing the processes of Airbus and at favoring the processing of the company: develop faster (reduction of the time of cycle of the development of the new planes from 7,5 to 6 years), reorganize the policy of purchase (reduction of the base of the costs of supply of Airbus, creation of partners' robust network), optimize the finance (reduction of the financial working capital) and satisfy the customer first and foremost (serve even better the customers by optimizing the levels, the reliability and the quality of the services). [...]
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