Boeing used to spend 1.5 weeks training new employees, but now it has to spend six weeks—a telling shortfall of the US education system in the digital, globalized business world, but also a poignant example of why some Americans are siding with nativist and protectionist politics in this year’s presidential race, the former head of the OEM said March 22. “We’ve got to address that issue,” said Jim McNerney, who recently retired as Boeing CEO and stepped down as ...

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