Split decision on Toyoda's congressional performance


By Bernie Woodall DETROIT, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Crisis management communications experts gave Toyota Motor Corp President Akio Toyoda roses and rotten tomatoes on his appearance before a U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday. Four experts interviewed by Reuters were split evenly on whether Toyoda performed well and whether his appearance wouldhelp stem damage to the world's biggest automaker. "Oh, man, did he miss the mark," said Lauren Bloom, author of the 2008 book, "The Art of the ...

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