Video: Former American Airlines CEO Bob Crandall Interviewed on Charlie Rose
Bob Crandall, the outspoken former CEO of American Airlines, made an appearance on Charlie Rose's TV show on Tuesday, where he shared insight about a number of issues, ranging from the failure of deregulation to the current state of US infrastructure to the future of American Airlines.Read more
Since: Apr 08
#1 Mar 15, 2012
To all of you union personnel. Listen very carefully to the Crandall discussion, especially the end where he tried to convince the unions that he was on their side but was demonized for being a tough boss. Very true statement. Then there were the believers who understood his message. Concessions were and are absolutely required if we want to compete with the legacy airlines that were filing bankruptcy and lowering costs, essentially pricing our product for the same seat mile at a higher cost. I would rather work for a person that told the real story and respected them for it than work for a B___S___ artist.
Incidentally, Peter Greenburg added absolutely nothing to the discussion and should have shut up as Bob Crandall runs circles around him and Peter took up valuable time with his trivial knowledge.
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