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Japan / Auto Exports #276851

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 1981
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(Studio) United States and Japanese negotiators reported failing to reach agreement on Japanese auto exports to US; details given. United States perception of situation noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tokyo, Japan) Chrysler and Mazda losses stemming from 1979 gasoline crisis recalled; details outlined on screen. Mazda's successful rebound examined. [Mazda manager Ichiro MAEDA - notes importance of human relationship in Mazda's success.] Opposite means of handling crisis by Mazda and Chrysler detailed. [Prof. Yoshi TSURUMI - notes negativism and resistance Chrysler invites from rank and file.] Importance of employees' attitude towards company to Mazda's success detailed. [TSURUMI - cites erroneous assumptions of US companies with regard to employees.] Mazda's current economy situation mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Dunning, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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