Describes the events surrounding the construction of the BAE luggage handling system at Denver International Airport. It looks specifically at project management, including decisions regarding budget, planning and overall management structure. Also checked the airport test, with a large number of foreign companies, including BAE and coordinate them into a productive whole, while under considerable political pressure. Approaches the project from the perspective of BA … Read more »

Describes the events surrounding the construction of the BAE luggage handling system at Denver International Airport. It looks specifically at project management, including decisions regarding budget, planning and overall management structure. Also checked the airport test, with a large number of foreign companies, including BAE and coordinate them into a productive whole, while under considerable political pressure. The project approaches from the perspective of the BAE management, to fulfill the contract, work well with project management and other contractors, and deal with supply, planning and engineering difficulties fights.
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Lynda M. Applegate
Ramiro Montealegre,
H. James Nelson,
Carin-Isabel Knoop
Source: HBS Premier Case Collection
15 pages.
Release Date: 12 April 1996. Prod #: 396311-PDF-ENG
BAE Automated Systems (A): Denver International Airport Baggage-Handling System HBR case solution