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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JEFF GOLDBERG/ESTO; INTERNATIONAL COVER PHOTO MONTAGE BY JAIME BEAUCHAMP


Cover Story
THE BEST & WORST BOARDS
   COVER IMAGE: The Best & Worst Boards
   TABLE: What The Best Boards Do
   TABLE: The Best Boards of Directors
   TABLE: The Worst Boards of Directors
   TABLES: The Best Boards...and the Worst Boards (.pdf)
   WHY CAMPBELL'S COPPED THE TOP SPOT
   HOW WE SCORED THE BOARDS
   LISTEN UP
      TABLE: New Expectations for Directors
      TABLE: Overextended Chieftains?
      COMMENTARY: PUTTING YOUR MOUTH WHERE YOUR MONEY IS

International -- Cover Story
WOW! JAPAN'S NEW GADGETS (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: Wow! Japan's New Wave Of Digital Products
   CHART: The Rising Tide In Digital Video Disks...
   CHART: ...Wide-Screen TVs, Minidisks, and Digital Still Cameras
   A DIGITAL JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES (int'l edition)

Up Front
TALK SHOW
UH...ABOUT SENSORMATIC'S NUMBERS
MAULED DATA AT BEAR STEARNS
   TABLE: Bear's Bogus Benchmark
ELECTION HANDLERS: NO SHAME
DREAM CANDIDATES' RUDE AWAKENING
   TABLE: Businesscrats Lose
CAN A DUCHESS BE A PROMO QUEEN?
WEIMAR BONDS: A CHUNK OF HISTORY, A WHOLE LOT OF RISK
   PHOTO: Pre WWII German Bond
WHEN IN ROME, DOWNLOAD
CHART: Capital Spending Spree
FOOTNOTES

Editor's Memo
A SPRUCED-UP INVESTMENT PAGE

Readers Report
ON LIGHTER LAPTOPS AND DROOPING DRIVES
WHY LOW JOBLESSNESS DRIVES UP PRICES
EXPORTS CREATE JOBS FOR U.S. WORKERS
GIVE GENE PATENTS A CLOSER LOOK
LIGHTING UP GE'S GLASS CEILING?
EVEN THE RUSSIANS DON'T INVEST IN RUSSIA
DON'T PRAISE THE DAY TRADERS
ROOTING FOR THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
GTE, THE BABY BELLS, AND THE TELECOM ACT

Corrections & Clarifications
After the crash at a diskmaker (Inside Wall Street, Nov. 11)
Annual guide to computers (Cover Story, Nov. 4)

Books
HATFIELDS AND McCOYS--ON A GLOBAL SCALE
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Technology & You
HIGH-TECH MAPS AREN'T THERE YET
ZIPS ON TRIPS
MACS TALK TO WINDOWS

Economic Viewpoint
ANOTHER PESO DISASTER MAY BE WAITING IN THE WINGS

Economic Trends
AN UPDATE ON DOWNSIZING...
   CHART: Companies Are Still Cutting Jobs
...AND HOW IT IS PAYING OFF
GOBBLING UP GERMAN GOODS
   CHART: A Big Lift From Eastern Europe
THIS U.S. EXPORT STANDS TALL

Letter From Dubai
THE MALL OF THE MIDDLE EAST
   MAP: Persian Gulf

Business Outlook
U.S.: CAUSE FOR CONCERN--BUT NOT ALARM
   CHART: Are Costs Starting to Outstrip Prices?
   CHART: These Trends May be Closer to the Truth
   CHART: Core Wholesale Inflation is Falling
SINGAPORE: A SHORT CIRCUIT IN ELECTRONICS
   CHART: Singapore Slows More Than Expected

News: Analysis & Commentary
CAN VOLKSWAGEN RIDE OUT THE STORM?
   TABLE: VW Under Fire
   TOYOTA MAY HAVE THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD
AL DUNLAP REVS HIS CHAIN SAW
   TABLE: Dunlap's Growth Plan
WHO'S REALLY OUT FROM UNDER AT WESTINGHOUSE?
   TABLE: Industrial Revolution
COMMENTARY: GET SERIOUS ABOUT DIVERSITY TRAINING
'DONORGATE' IS JUST ONE OF LIPPOBANK'S PROBLEMS
   CHART: Losing It At Lippo
ERSKINE BOWLES: BILL'S GAIN, CAROUSEL CAPITAL'S LOSS
   TABLE: Carousel Ride
COMMENTARY: CSX-CONRAIL: HOW SHAREHOLDERS WOULD GET RAILROADED
LIQUOR ADS ON TV: ABSOLUTE FOLLY?
   CHART: Liquor's Sales Drought

In Business This Week
A HEAVYWEIGHT PAYDAY
POW! PERELMAN ZAPS INVESTORS
AS INTEL CRANKS OUT THE CHIPS . . .
. . . BIG BLUE HEADS FOR SCHOOL
THIS DRUG'S PRICE IS HEART-STOPPING
MOTHER NATURE DAMPENS INFLATION
ET CETERA . . .
BERGEN BRUNSWIG'S MIGRAINE
   CHART: Bergen Brunswig's Stock Price

Washington Outlook
A PAIR OF LIVE WIRES WILL CHARGE THE TELECOM DEBATE
ANTI-MODERATE MUTINY?
CALLING ALL CEOs
LABOR'S LOST LOVES

International Business
HASHIMOTO'S SHOCKER
   TABLE: Tokyo's Big Bang
BURGER KING WANTS TO BUILD A KINGDOM IN ASIA
AXA TAKES THE LEAD--AND OTHERS WILL FOLLOW
AIRLINES ARE FASTENING THEIR SEAT BELTS
   TABLE: Europe's Turbulent Skies
MEXICO'S 'DINOSAURS' AREN'T EXTINCT YET
CUBA TRADE: THIS HORNETS' NEST IS REALLY BUZZING
   TABLE: New Investment in Cuba

International Outlook
THE U.S. AND CHINA: WILL THE BIG THAW LAST?
WOOING THE WEST
OXFORD BLUES

Science & Technology
HOW CAN AMERICAN SCHOOLS MEASURE UP?
   CHART: Stuck At Mediocre in Science and Math
   TEACHER IN A BOX: MATH SOFTWARE THAT WORKS
      TABLE: Real-World Numbers

Developments to Watch
TAKING THE PULSE OF HEART RESEARCH
   TOFU MAY BE GOOD FOR THE TICKER
   CASTING DOUBT ON AN OLD ALLY
   NEW HELP TO KEEP ARTERIES CLEAR
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

The Corporation
CAN CHRYSLER KEEP IT UP?
   CHART: Chrysler's Gains On Rivals...And Strong Profitability...Fuel A Rebound
   TABLE: Chrysler's High-Performance Team
   TABLE: Leading The Pack
   PHOTO: 1997 Jeep Wrangler
   PHOTO: 1997 Dodge Dakota Sport
   PHOTO: 1997 Chrysler Town & Country

Economics
PLAYING WHAT-IF AT THE FED
   TABLE: Things The Fed Wants From Its New Crystal Ball

Social Issues
TRANSPLANTING THE ORGAN TRANSPLANT BIZ
   CHART: The Organ Gap

People
MERCK'S MR. NICE GUY WITH A MISSION
   CHART: Merck's Stock Is Soaring...And So Are Sales...But Profit Growth Has Room To Improve
   TABLE: CEO Gilmartin's Checklist
   TABLE: Resume: Raymond V. Gilmartin

Finance
HOW TO USE THE NEW INVESTMENT FIGURES PAGE
   TABLE: A Guide to the Features
SMOOTH SAILING FOR OFFSHORE FUNDS
   CHART: Global Fund Boom
   TABLE: Offshore Fund Winners
   TIGERS, TIGERS, BURNING BRIGHT
BRADY BONDS: ARE THEY WORTH THE RISK?
   CHART: Bradys Have Soared

Inside Wall Street
KLUGE'S MOVE AT METROMEDIA
UNIPHASE: AN EVEN HOTTER PHASE
OFFICEMAX MAY BE HUNTER--OR PREY
   CHART: Attacks on Max

Information Processing
LURING THEM BACK TO THE MAC AISLE
   CHART: Apple Is Making Headway On Profits...
   TABLE: ...And Planning a Big Holiday Splash...
   CHART: ...To Reverse a Home-PC Market-Share Slide
MICROSOFT'S SUITE SPOT
   CHART: Killer Apps: A $4 Billion Business

Bits & Bytes
JUST SAY NO TO E-JUNK
WHY FAXES MAY BEGIN FLYING INTO THE NET
CALL ONLINE PALS OFFLINE--AND KEEP YOUR COVER
CD-ROMS LOSE SOME OF THEIR SIZZLE
   CHART: A Holiday Dip
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Sports Business
SOCCER MOM, ENTER IF YOU DARE
   CHART: The Surge in Soccer

Special Report
WIRING SMALL BUSINESS
   TABLE: Do's And Don'ts For Networking Newbies
   TABLE: Who Ya Gonna Call?
   THIS WAY TO CYBERSPACE
   GROUPWARE: THE MORE THE MERRIER
   HOW TO GET THE RIGHT GURU

Personal Business
SHELTER YOUR BONDS? THINK AGAIN
   CHART: Age Has Its Benefits
   TABLE: Deciding Which Fund Gets The Tax Protection
HOW TO BET ON TELECOM'S COMING CONNECTIONS
   TABLE: Playing the Telecom Scramble
FLYING: BOGEY AT 3 O'CLOCK!

Business Week Index
BUSINESS WEEK INDEX
   CHART: Production Index
THE WEEK AHEAD

Investment Figures of the Week
INVESTMENT FIGURES OF THE WEEK
   CHART: Stocks and Bonds
   CHART: Mutual Funds

Editorials
A TOUGH WORLD NEEDS TOUGH BOARDS
SENATOR McCAIN: SAY NO TO TELECOM PACs
HASHIMOTO'S BRAVE FORAY: GOOD LUCK

International -- Spotlight on South Africa
VIGILANTES FIGHT CRIME WITH CRIME...AND A STAR COP TRIES TO HELP (int'l edition)
   MAP: South Africa

International -- Readers Report
REMEMBERING THE MASSACRE AT MEDUGORJE (int'l edition)
DEFINING A 'NATURAL' EMPLOYMENT RATE (int'l edition)

International -- Corrections & Clarifications
The Best Offshore Funds (Cover Story, Nov. 11) (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
NOW, PHILIPPINOS DON'T HAVE TO WAIT SIX YEARS FOR A PHONE (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Bayantel's Key Moves
THE HOTTEST SOAP OPERA IN TAIPEI (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Players in the Drama

International -- European Business
AIRLINES ARE FASTENING THEIR SEAT BELTS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Europe's Turbulent Skies
TATI TAKES ITS SHOW ON THE ROAD (int'l edition)
   CHART: Tati's Slumping Sales

International -- Int'l Business
PRIVATE PENSIONS WORKED IN CHILE, BUT IN MEXICO... (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Big Pension Players

International -- Finance
DOES FRANCE'S FUTURES MARKET HAVE A FUTURE?
COMMENTARY: IT'S TIME FOR TIETMEYER TO BE A HERO (int'l edition)

International -- Editorials
FAULTY STEERING AT VOLKSWAGEN (int'l edition)


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