ISSUE DATE: MARCH 5, 2001
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COVER STORY

Xerox: The Downfall
The inside story of a management fiasco
      COVER IMAGE: Xerox: The Downfall
      TABLE: Xerox' History: The Highs and Lows
      CHART: Xerox Lost Its Hold On Copiers...And Flubbed Desktop Printers...
      TABLE: Xerox' Dire Finances
      Commentary: Shhh! You'll Wake the Board
         TABLE: Where Were They?
 

FRONTIER

Frontier
In the latest supplement for entrepreneurs: Minority mergers; Broadband or bust; Bankruptcy; Health insurance; and more
 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  GRAPHIC: Property Investing Guide
  From Toyota with Love?
  A PC True Believer Now Says Junk 'Em
  No Stain on His Career
  TABLE: Pigging Out at the Perk Barrel
  Service with a Smile--and Your Name
  The Dotcomguy Gets a Real Life
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

Rolling Blackouts, Steaming Hot Tubs
An Energy Baron Draws Some Static
Don't Leave Education Just to Educators
A Tax Cut--or an Amputation?
That Read-My-Lips Thing Again
A Red Flag or a Pink Slip for Greenspan?
E-Filing Tax Returns Is a Sucker's Game
Give Up Your Patents, Microsoft
Extreme Football? Don't Make Me Laugh
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

''Spider spit can do a shaky heart good'' (Developments to Watch, Feb. 5, 2001)
 

BOOKS

How One Woman Followed the Money
      PHOTO: Cover, ''Money Makes the World Go Around''
The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

Apple's New Laptop Is a Peach
      TABLE: Titanium's Specs
      PHOTO: Apple Titanium Laptop
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

Cities: Investing in Culture Is Simply Good Business
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

What's Lost Between Jobs
      CHART: Finding Another Job Is Easier Now
  Flexibility Is No Key to Stability
  More Science Grad Students
      CHART: More Overseas Grad Students
 

INDUSTRY MONITOR

  This Tiny Tank Could Patrol Your Living Room
      PHOTO: The MARV
  Do Landfills Need Regular Showers?
  Cleaning Chips with CO2, Not H2O
  Innovations
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

U.S.: Growth Is Near Zero--and That's Good News
      CHART: Households Have the Blues
      CHART: The Impact of Autos on Production
      CHART: Homebuilders Are Busy This Winter
Italy: A Quick Kick from Tax Cuts
      CHART: Yearend Output Gets a Boost
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  A Crisis in Capital Spending?
      CHART: Where the Squeeze Is
      Asia's High-Tech Heartburn
         TABLE: Where the Pileups Are
  Commentary: Why the Budget Won't Add Up
      TABLE: The Horns of a Dilemma
  Horse-Trading for Free Trade
  Commentary: These Days, Even Stars Can Fizzle on the Launchpad
      CHART: Rare Birds
  Commentary: Chrysler: Too Many Bells and Whistles
      TABLE: Chrysler's Troubled Product Strategy...Has Management Scrambling for Fixes
      PHOTO: New Dodge Ram
  California's Bitter Bailout
  Commentary: New England's Energy Lesson: Less Is More
      CHART: Through the Roof
      TABLE: Turning Down the Lights
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  John Dasburg: Ready to Cook
  Coke and P&G Meet over Snacks
  Enron: Energizing Quaker Oats
  A $1 Billion Offer Gets Tuned Out
  Why Exxon Dealers Are Pumped Up
  Intuit Still Has the Bug
  Et Cetera...
  New Error?
      CHART: Sybase Stock Price
 

WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

  The Stage Seems Set for Net Privacy Rules This Year
  Texas Tax Two-Step
  Different Tunes
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Giving 'Em Away?
      TABLE: Sweetheart Deals
Schrempp, the Survivor?
      CHART: DaimlerChrysler's Surprising Surge
Novartis' Marketing Doctor
      TABLE: A Fresh Strategy for Hiking Sales
Looking for Free Trade Far from Home
      TABLE: Toward Wider Horizons
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

  Washington and Moscow: Back to the Cold War?
  Italy: Kickback Charges
 

PEOPLE

  Bully Pulpit. Lucrative, Too
      TABLE: Bill Bennett Inc.
 

THE CORPORATION

Ford's Gamble on Luxury
      TABLE: Ford's Luxury Portfolio...
      CHART: ...And How It Stacks Up
      PHOTO: Ford Freelander
 

SPECIAL REPORT

Software Shakeout
      TABLE: How Software Services Stack Up
      TABLE: How It Works
      Smoking Out the Smart Buys
         TABLE: The Up-and-Comers
      How to Protect Yourself If Your ASP Goes AWOL
         TABLE: Survival Tools
 

ENTERTAINMENT

  Joe Roth Plays Let's Make a Deal
      TABLE: How He Spreads the Risk
 

MARKETING

  Grown-Up Drinks for Tender Taste Buds
      TABLE: ''Alternabevs'': What the Major Players Are Up To
 

SOCIAL ISSUES

  A Shot in the Arm for America's Uninsured?
      TABLE: Help May Be on the Way
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  Introduction
  It's a Bug's Life Fighting E. Coli in Cattle
  Making Solar Cells on the Cheap
  A Fish Story: How Reserves Foster Marine Life
  Life Expectancy Past 85? Not Likely
 

FINANCE

Suing the Street over Bum Advice
      TABLE: Making Wall Street Pay
  The Tech Slump's Next Victim?
      CHART: Still Beating the Nasdaq
  Commentary: Behind Nasdaq's Hissy Fit
 

MANAGEMENT

Brain Drain at the B-Schools
      CHART: PhD Drought?
 

INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

  Cutting Edge in Rural Colorado?
      TABLE: Delta-Montrose Electric Assn.
      MAP: Colorado
 

INDUSTRY INSIDER

  Q&A: An Energy Crusader Talks Business
      TABLE: Energy Advances
 

BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE

The ABCs of Home-Schooling
      TABLE: Extra Help for Home-Schoolers
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

It's Not All in the Timing
      TABLE: How Good Were the Good Times?
How to Survive Fed Shock
      TABLE: Harvesting Higher Yields
How to Green the Golden Years
      TABLE: Playing Catch-up
 

THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

This Message Board May Really Light Up
      TABLE: Some Club Picks Are Panning Out
 

INSIDE WALL STREET

Nokia and Redback?
      CHART: Beaten to Smithereens
Buoyant at American Standard
      CHART: Steady Upward Pressure
Why Frontier Oil May Get Pumped Up
      CHART: Lying Very Low
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

  Figures of the Week (.pdf)
The Week Ahead
  Production Index Components
 

EDITORIALS

  Lessons from the Fall of Xerox
  The Estate Tax: Mend It, Don't End It
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM EL SALVADOR

A Murdered Village Comes Back to Life (int'l edition)
      MAP: El Salvador
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON BELGIUM

As the EC's Home Repairs Drag On...A Squabble over Summits Heats Up (int'l edition)
      MAP: Belgium
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

The Mideast: Who's Responsible for What (int'l edition)
Nothing Prodigal about Argentina's Provinces (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

High-Tech Heartburn (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Where the Pileups Are
Hanging Up on Private Cell Companies (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Dial C for Controversy
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Commentary: EM.TV: A How-Not-To Guide for German Investors (int'l edition)
      CHART: EM.TV's Wild Ride
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Why Lloyds Can't Stop Hunting (int'l edition)
      TABLE: How Lloyds TSB Stacks Up
Why Germany's M&A Party Pooped Out (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Mergers & Indigestion
Bye-Bye Bolsa? (int'l edition)
      CHART: How Long Will the Rally Last?
 

INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf) (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS

  Denial in the Euro Zone (int'l edition)


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