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1 Start me up
2 In good company
3 Munich on the Willamette
4 Governor hopes to fund water initiative with new lottery money
5 Oregon’s top private companies learn to adapt
6 Circuit judges become scarce in rural counties
7 Reader survey shows impact of credit market squeeze
8 Economist Tim Duy uses the "R" word
9 Food manufacturing: steady over time
10 Deal Watch: FLIR wins record-setting defense contract
11 Oregon's Private 150
12 Oregon's Private 150: Ranks 51-100
13 Oregon's Private 150: Ranks 101-150
14 Tactics: LaCrosse Footwear gets some traction
15 Boosting sales in a down economy
16 Powering down at the office
17 100 Best files: Top 10 most important workplace attributes
18 Q&A with Bob of Bob's Red Mill
19 Feds release LNG impact report
20 Sales decline prompts Mt. Bachelor shakeup
21 Rosy forecast sees 100,000 jobs on the horizon
22 Lumber prices and output chopped
23 Oregon Business honored for journalism excellence
24 University enrollment projected to increase
25 Graphic: Creative vitality map of Oregon
26 State wins case against Merck
27 Housing slump continues to pull down projects, sales, companies
28 Graphic: wholesale value of Oregon floriculture crops
29 PDX ranks high with travelers despite flight cutbacks
30 Downtown Redmond freed from traffic
31 Graphic: Northwest invention patents rise
32 Next: an electronic shoe
33 Lithia cuts jobs, millions
34 HP pulls out of Corvallis chamber
35 Fuel prices hit trucking
36 Weather delays fruit crop
37 Angels arrive in the Gorge
38 Oregon financial planners & money managers
39 April '08 employment and business indicators
40 April '08 transportation indicators
41 April '08 real estate and construction indicators
42 April '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
 

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The Scott Kveton affair

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Wednesday, July 09, 2014
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Scott Kveton, the CEO of Urban Airship is taking a leave of absence from the company. As the story continues to unfold, here’s our perspective on a few of the key players.


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South Waterfront's revenge

News
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Remember the naysayers?  Those who called the South Waterfront aerial tram a boondoggle?  Those who rejoiced at the massive sell off of luxury condos at the John Ross and Atwater Place?


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Managing family assets: The importance of planning ahead

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Friday, August 22, 2014
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When business intersects with family, a host of  situations can arise. Without a clear vision and careful planning, hard-earned investments can become stressful burdens.


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Community colleges and sustainability

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Faced with the aftermath of the “great recession,” increasing concern about the environment and dwindling family wage jobs, we have some very important choices to make about our future.


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Podcast: Interview with Steve Balzac

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Tom Cox interviews Steve Balzac, author of "Organizational Psychology for Managers."


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Oversight? Or gaming the system?

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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Some people think Amazon’s winking eye logo is starting to look like a hoodwink.


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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
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The New Yorker recently published a sharply worded critique of “disruptive innovation,” one of the most widely cited theories in the business world today. The article raises questions about the descriptive value of disruption and innovation  — whether the terms are mere buzzwords or actually explain today's extraordinarily complex and fast changing business environment. 

Update: We caught up with Portland's Thomas Thurston, who shared his data driven take on the disruption controversy.


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