Saturday, August 29, 2015

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Toughest part of being a top exec? Getting up the confidence to move quickly to fire people when necessary. "You’ve got to do it expeditiously," Cedric Rockamore told me during our executive question and answer interview published in Sunday's Philadelphia Inquirer. Rockamore oversees the work of 6,000 people at the Philadelphia International Airport, where he is in charge of American Airlines operations. "You’ve got to identify the issue and you’ve got to deal with it quickly.
Cedric Rockamore has done it so often that he takes it for granted -- the view from the air traffic control tower that helps American Airlines monitor its huge footprint at the Philadelphia International Airport. Below are the sweep of planes, the runways, the bustling trucks and baggage vehicles moving like toys. Rockamore, an American Airlines vice president and the man in charge of American Airlines operations at the airport, described his kingdom during our executive question and answer interview published in Sunday's Inquirer.
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