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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 28, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Barry Petersen) The leadership approach of Japan Airlines CEO Haruka Nishimatsu†, who shuns executive perks, regularly checks on his workers and cut his own salary, profiled. [NISHIMATSU - says he likes to find out what’s going on at the front line.] [Flight attendant Akiko ISOBE† {thru reporter's translation} – says she feels close to him.] [Southwest Airlines Co. CEO Gary KELLY†- says it will not work if leaders treat themselves one way and employees another way.]

Couric, Katie;
Petersen, Barry

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