Five books that will make you a better leader.
The publisher of the Emerald Media Group moves on, leaving a cutting edge media group that depends on business acumen for its survival.
The founder of Pacific Foods talks about why his company has flown under the radar in Oregon, how saving a family-run chicken hatchery has helped his bottom line and why he thinks organic food is anything but elitist.
How can we strengthen the performance of institutions charged with teaching what Francis Fukuyama calls the social virtues (reciprocity, moral obligation, duty toward community, and trust) necessary for successful markets and democracy itself?
Check out interviews with employees from some of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon winners and find out what makes their company a great place to work.
The 21st annual 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon list was announced Thursday night at an awards dinner at the Oregon Convention Center.
Because they have little chance of working for someone else, today’s teens need to be entrepreneurs. But, first, we must teach our teens that entrepreneurship starts small.
The medical research enterprise wastes tens of billions of dollars a year on irrelevant studies. It’s time to fix it.
Boly:Welch co-founder Pat Welch shares her story about running one of Portland's most successful employment and staffing agencies. Listen to Pat, interviewed by "Tom on Leadership" host Tom Cox, in this exclusive OBM podcast.
As retailers consolidate and newspapers fold, the business of modeling shifts to ad agencies, apparel companies and new media.
Oregon Business speaks with Patrick Quinton, executive director of the Portland Development Commission, about tech startups, equity and community impact.
The state's online health insurance exchange will not open to the public before the end of March.
More than half of Oregon's new jobs will be concentrated in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt presented Professor Tom Shrimpton with a $96,400 grant to fund his research on overcoming online censorship.
The athletic footwear and apparel company is now No. 1 in Europe.
Home sales in the area remained unchanged compared to 2013, but housing prices continued to increase.
Members of Portland State University's faculty union have agreed to strike if union leaders call for a strike.
A federal investigation describes the online insurance exchange's contractor, Oracle, as domineering and unresponsive.
Developers are working on at least six multifamily projects in the Northwest Portland district.
The online marketplace leased the fifth floor of the Fifth Avenue Building.
The capital city's economy is nearing average growth.
Only 18% of the online health insurance exchange members fall between the ages of 18-34.
Google presented Portland with a 29-page checklist of needs.
Opponents of the proposal to ban genetically modified crops in Jackson County have raised $244,945.
Summit Bank announced a "two-for-one" stock split.
The Portland Development Commission will spend $1 million on a new brewery in the Lents neighborhood.
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|The 2014 List: The Top 33 Large Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The 2014 List: The Top 34 Medium Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The 2014 List: The Top 33 Small Companies to Work, For in Oregon|
|The future of money|
|Facebook CEO phoned Obama about NSA|
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|Amazon increases Prime fee|
|U.S. plan for reduced drug sentences|
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|Google buys Green Throttle Games|
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On Thursday, April 3, from 8 a.m. to noon (registration begins at 7:30 a.m.), Lane Powell will team with Oregon Business magazine for a half-day seminar titled “Best Practices For Best Employers™: How to Become One of ‘Oregon’s Best Workplaces’ Starting Today!”
Living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest means enjoying our wonderful surroundings, while remaining aware of the multiple types of natural disaster threats that we face: winter storms, windstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.“
Oregon State University's hospitality degree program invests in next-generation leaders.
Allowing individuals to access their own healthcare options has created more difficulty instead of making things easier. There are so many examples that illustrate why agents are more important than ever in helping businesses and individuals determine the healthcare coverage that best fits their need.
On March 14, 2014 Governor Kitzhaber signed House Bill 4050 into law. Introduced by the Oregon Association for Health Underwriters (OAHU), HB 4050 gives small businesses the option of self-insuring for their health benefits.
BEND, Ore. – Weston Technology Solutions and Lumbermens Insurance will host a digital privacy seminar that will educate and discuss solutions for the growing liability involved with accessing and handling private information. Speakers will include Mark Smith, CPCU, RPLU from The Swett & Crawford Group and Brock McFarlane, CEO and Founder of Weston Technology Solutions.
Lane Powell Shareholder Tanya Durkee Urbach has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Queen’s Bench, the Portland chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers.