Fortune Brainstorm Podcast: Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman

  @FortuneMagazine May 24, 2013: 10:58 AM ET
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NEW YORK (Fortune)

Each Fortune conference -- from Brainstorm Green, Brainstorm Tech, to the Most Powerful Women Summit, and the Global Forum -- yields fascinating conversations with the best and brightest minds in business.

Fortune wants to make it even easier for you to eavesdrop. The Fortune Brainstorm podcast is a weekly show that features recorded conversations from Fortune's live events.

This week, we take a look at Caterpillar (CAT, Fortune 500), a manufacturing titan that has a history of conflict over worker wages. CEO Douglas Oberhelman provided some insight into his strategy at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference last year. That same strategy has rubbed some Caterpillar employees the wrong way. In this podcast, Fortune senior editor Matt Vella and writer Nin-Hai Tseng discuss the future of Caterpillar, the poster child of American manufacturing.

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