NASHVILLE – One of the architects behind Nissan North America Inc.’s headquarters move says the auto maker knew it would suffer a “payback period” should a large percentage of its employees decide not to leave California for Tennessee. Jim Morton, senior vice president-administration and finance, tells Ward’s in a phone interview from Los Angeles that he is happy with the number of workers who will follow the company here. On April 25, Nissan announced some 42% of its Los Angeles-area ...

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