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1 The 2008 100 Best Companies
2 The 2008 100 Best list
3 The rental rebound
4 Restaurants cope with rising food costs
5 Deal Watch: OMSI adds millions to the equation
6 Lessons learned from one of The Best
7 The ongoing debate over immigration
8 Next: the human-powered car
9 Banks scramble for solid ground
10 Who do voodoo like they do? Q&A with Voodoo Doughnut founders
11 Companies address breastfeeding needs
12 State, businesses push for green energy tax credits
13 Graphic: Stock performance of Oregon's top five public companies
14 OHSU cuts deeply after cap decision
15 Graphic: Automobiles imported through Port of Portland
16 New projects could help boost Oakridge
17 White Stag renovation lifts Portland's Old Town
18 Newport looks to the cruise ship industry to help float its boat
19 More green kudos for Portland companies
20 Demand and the dollar help spike wheat prices
21 Groups tackle immigration
22 Governor fights federal control of LNG
23 Good snowfall blesses resorts
24 Housing hits wood jobs
25 Street tax goes to voters
26 Sinar Mas buys four mills from Pope & Talbot
27 Angel investors get the pitch
28 Make your gathering greener
29 New year, new tech gear
30 Graphic: The Best value employees’ time
31 The best is sometimes not the brightest
32 TOP 50 LARGE COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN OREGON 2008
33 TOP 50 SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN OREGON 2008
34 100 Best Alphabetical Index for 2008
35 100 BEST CATEGORY WINNERS 2008
36 100 Best Methodology, 2008
 

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Updated: Disrupting innovation

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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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The global challenge

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Over the last several months we have seen a wave of cross-border acquisitions, primarily U.S.-based companies looking to purchase non-U.S.-based companies. There are a few reasons for this, but the main culprit is the U.S. corporate tax system. The United States has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world.


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The Scott Kveton affair

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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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Community colleges and sustainability

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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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Blips and trends in the housing market

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Last year, the housing market in Oregon—and the U.S. as a whole—was blasting off. The Case-Shiller index of home prices ended the year 13% higher than at the beginning of the year. But, was last year a blip, or a trend?


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South Waterfront's revenge

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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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Portland: Where young people go to work?

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