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COVER PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION BY JAMES PORTO



Cover Story
THE NEW WORKPLACE
   COVER IMAGE: Office of the Future

Up Front
TALK SHOW
AIR ASSAULT ON EXCESS AWARDS
WHY FORD DIDN'T JUNK MAZDA
ADM'S BOARD SHOWS SOME TRUE GRIT
FROM YAHOO! TO YAWN!
   TABLE: Net IPOs: Boom Or Bust
THE BEAR CAN STILL SNIFF OUT ARMS SALES
FREE E-MAIL, BUT WITH A CATCH
EIGHTY MILES PER GALLON? WELL...
CHART: Looking for Work
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
THIS ONLINE MALL IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
DON'T SEND A FAMILY DOCTOR TO DO A SPECIALIST'S JOB
THOMSON'S LEGAL IS PLAYING BY THE RULES
REMEMBERING DAVID PACKARD

Corrections & Clarifications
A tobacco deal that could clear the air (News: Analysis & Commentary, Apr. 15)
Investment Figures of the Week (Apr. 15)
Come winter, a greener hill? (Government, Apr. 15)
Health care: The quest for quality (Social Issues, Apr. 8)

Books
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST
THE SUBTLER SHAPES OF POLITICAL SLEAZE
CHICAGO SAGA
NEWT'S BLITZ
MARKET MANIAS

Letter from South Africa
A GLINT OF CHANGE IN THE GOLD MINES
   MAP: South Africa

Technology & You
SLIDE SHOWS WITHOUT PAIN
ENDLESS DRIVE
   PHOTO: Iomega Jaz Drive
STUDENT-LOAN SAVVY

Economic Viewpoint
MESSAGE TO THE GOP: NO GUTS, NO GLORY IN NOVEMBER

Economic Trends
LESS DIVERSITY AT B-SCHOOLS?
   CHART: How Affirmative Action Affects B-School Applicants
ONE TOUGH TRADE REP
   CHART: America's Surging Exports to Japan
WHAT 'SHORTAGE' REALLY MEANS
SHEEPSKINS TO SHOW OFF

Business Outlook
U.S.: FASTER INFLATION? FORGET ABOUT IT
   CHART: Without Cars, Retail Sales Look Soft
   CHART: Output Is in a Slowing Trend
   CHART: Service Inflation Heads South Again
CANADA: THINGS SURE PICKED UP QUICK
   CHART: A Firmer Canadian Dollar

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE STRONG DOLLAR GIVETH...
   CHART: Exports Are Rising Even as the Dollar Recovers
GOOD NEWS, IF YOU LOOK HARD ENOUGH
   TABLE: First-Quarter's Earnings
APPLE: TICK, TOCK. TICK, TOCK
BIG OIL HITS A GUSHER--AT THE PUMP
   CHART: High Octane Profits
COMBAT-READY AT McDONNELL
   CHART: Still Flying, But What Next?
TRAGEDY ON CHINA AIRLINES: DEAD ON ARRIVAL
THE COOKIE MEISTER IS CHASING NEWT
OLLIE NORTH GOES GUNNING FOR INVESTORS
   CHART: Not Exactly Bulletproof
DID SMITHKLINE FIND THE SMOKING GUM?
   TABLE: Smoking and Quitting
COMMENTARY: THE RIGHT SPOT FOR THE IDIOT BOX

In Business This Week
THE MAN FROM FANNIE
BABY TALK FROM BOB ALLEN
THE FTC BUSTS A DRUGSTORE MERGER
POWER PLAYS IN THE POWER BIZ
ENDING NABISCO'S BATHROOM BRAWL
OPRAH'S MAD COW STAMPEDE
ET CETERA...
CEREAL KILLER
   CHART: Ralcorp Stock Price

Washington Outlook
HAS BOB DOLE FOUND HIS WILLIE HORTON?
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST
PINK SLIPS, SILVER LININGS
BILL AND LIDDY?

International Business
MODERN INDIA HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD
THE ASIAN HOT SPOTS CLINTON SKIPPED OVER
SINGAPORE'S SENIOR MINISTER ON ASIA'S FUTURE
FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR DIESEL
   PHOTO: Ad for Diesel Jeans

International Outlook
VENEZUELA: AN OVERNIGHT CONVERSION TO THE FREE MARKET
EXIT A FIREBRAND
A DEATH IN THAILAND

The Corporation
THE VIRTUAL OLYMPICS
   CHART: A Budget of Olympic Proportions

Legal Affairs
CAKE FOR LAWYERS, CRUMBS FOR CLIENTS

Science & Technology
COMPUTER SPEED GETS A WHOLE NEW MEANING
   TABLE: NSF's Computing Wish List

Developments to Watch
THE 'MASTER SWITCH' THAT TURNS ON ROOT GROWTH
CHECKING HEART RATE IN A HEARTBEAT
GREEN CERAMICS FOR INDUSTRY
HOW TO MAKE TOONS BOOGIE LIKE BIPEDS
Developments to Watch Contacts

Economics
COMMENTARY: A DANGEROUS CONCENTRATION?
   CHART: The Big Get a Bit Bigger

Information Processing
NEW TRICKS FOR HELP LINES
   DIAGRAM: How Customers Get Help 1
   DIAGRAM: How Customers Get Help 2
   DIAGRAM: How Customers Get Help 3

People
SANDPAPER AND SILK: THE U.S. TRADE REPS IN BEIJING

Finance
WITH THE WORLD WIDE WEB, WHO NEEDS WALL STREET?
SILICON VALLEY'S HOT STARTUP IS...A BANK
   CHART: The Fight for Fees

Inside Wall Street
NOBEL COULD WIN A GOLD STAR
   CHART: School Hotshot
IVAX: HEADING BACK DOWN THE AISLE?
REALLY BIG HAIR AT REGIS
   CHART: Clipping Right Along

Personal Business
JAPAN SWINGS INTO SPORT-UTES
   PHOTO: 1996 Suzuki X-90
   PHOTO: Honda CR-V
   PHOTO: 1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE
   PHOTO: 1996 Lexus LX 400
IN SEARCH OF A SAFER AIR BAG
THE LATEST IN LUXURY: STRETCH PICKUPS
   PHOTO: 1996 Dodge Ram Club Cab 1500 4x4
   PHOTO: 1996 GMC Sierra with 3rd Door
   PHOTO: 1997 Ford F-150
CARS THAT DO EVERYTHING BUT DRIVE THEMSELVES
KICKING TIRES ON THE WEB
   TABLE: Take to the (Information) Highway
CAR RENTALS ABROAD: A LONG AND WINDING ROAD

Business Week Index
Business Week Index
   CHART: Production and Leading Indexes
THE WEEK AHEAD

Investment Figures of the Week
Investment Figures of the Week
   CHART: Stocks, Bonds and the Dollar

Editorials
A PORTABLE HEALTH PLAN WITH NO BAGGAGE
LET THE WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN
IS INDIA ABOUT TO THROW IT ALL AWAY?

International -- Cover Story
MODERN INDIA ON HOLD (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: India: Reforms at Risk
A TALK WITH FINANCE MINISTER SINGH (int'l edition)

International -- Readers Report
OIL'S SMALL ROLE IN NORWAY'S WELFARE STATE (int'l edition)
CHILE'S PENSION PLAN IS FAIR AND SOUND (int'l edition)

International -- Spotlight on Fiji
CULTURE CLASHES IN A TROPICAL HAVEN...HAVEN'T SPOOKED INTREPID INVESTORS (int'l edition)
   MAP: South Pacific Islands

International -- Int'l Business
A BAD CASE OF NERVES IN ASIA (int'l edition)
SINGAPORE'S SENIOR MINISTER ON ASIA'S FUTURE (int'l edition)
SUDDENLY, GERMAN LABOR IS AS MEEK AS A KITTEN
   CHART: Shrinking Pay Hikes in Germany
EUROPE'S TV TITANS SLUG IT OUT (int'l edition)
THIS RUSSIAN OIL GIANT IS REFINING ITS ACT (int'l edition)
IS THERE LIGHT AT THE END OF MEXICO'S POWER GRID? (int'l edition)
   CHART: Mexico Needs More Power

International -- Finance
A BETTER NEST FOR GERMAN NEST EGGS (int'l edition)
   CHART: Will Germany's Pension Assets...Support Its Aging Workforce?
COMMENTARY: JAPAN NEEDS A CENTRAL BANK THAT DOESN'T TAKE ORDERS (int'l edition)


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