As the global economy grows, the rules of international trade take on greater significance. Not every nation plays by the rules -- nor sees them the same way. And that makes a world of strategic difference for U.S. manufacturers.
Terkel's tape recorder preserves observations of CEOs and line workers.
And not just by moving production to Mexico.
Americas pact promises more commerce and jobs -- and intensified opposition to freer trade.
Strategic investing promises to pay off now and into the new millennium.
Except in Asia, most key countries will underperform 1998.