Sponsored by Energy Trust

100 Best Alphabetical Index for 2008

| Print |  Email
Saturday, March 01, 2008
MARCH 2008: 100 BEST COMPANIES
100 BEST ALPHABETICAL INDEX
LARGE COMPANIES SMALL COMPANIES
COMPANY RANK COMPANY RANK
AmeriTitle 21 ACME Business Consulting 38
Avista Utilities 31 Arlie & Company 48
Bank of the Cascades 50 Ashland Food Cooperative 25
Barco MIS 39 Boly:Welch Staffing Services 43
Bend Metro Park and Recreation District 35 Cascade Employers Association 11
Capitol Auto Group 22 Century Bank 39
Carr Auto Group 37 Chetco Federal Credit Union 33
CH2M HILL 44 Columbia Printing & Graphics 10
Comcast 34 The Commerce Bank of Oregon 19
David Evans and Associates 13 Conkling Fiskum & McCormick 32
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 46 Convergence Networks 42
Edelman 25 Durham and Bates Agencies 30
Edge Wireless LLC 2 EdgeLink LLC 3
Express Personnel/Xenium Resources 24 Fortis Construction 50
Farmers Insurance 47 Gerding Edlen Development Co. 41
Grant Thornton LLP 4 Grady Britton 5
GVA Kidder Mathews 3 Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services. 36
Heffernan Insurance Brokers 26 Hakatai Enterprises 35
LandAmerica 29 Hollander Consultants 37
Lane Powell 40 Hospice & Palliative Care of Wash. Co. 20
Lease Crutcher Lewis 36 Isler CPA 26
Les Schwab Tire Centers 23 Jordan Schrader Ramis PC 8
Madden Industrial Craftsmen 15 McDonald Jacobs PC 47
McKinstry Co. LLC 6 Mortgage Trust 40
Micro Power Electronics 16 NACM Oregon 27
MulvannyG2 Architecture 18 Northwest Newborn Specialists PC 21
Oregon Community Credit Union 19 Northwest Staffing Resources 24
Oregon Medical Laboratories 49 Pacific Benefit Consultants 16
Pacific Continental Bank 11 The Partners Group Ltd. 34
Parametrix 41 Performance Health Technology 9
The Personnel Department 10 Pittman & Brooks PC 6
Point B 30 Power Equipment Systems 13
PPM Energy 38 Quango 22
PricewaterhouseCoopers 5 Reitmeier Mechanical 15
Qualcomm 8 Rose City Mortgage Specialists 4
Quest Diagnostics 43 Sparling 31
R&H Construction 20 Staff Finders Technical of Oregon 1
The Randall Group 48 Staffing Services 14
S.D. Deacon Corp. of Oregon 9 Sterling Communications 44
Sage Software 45 Sunrise Medical Consultants 18
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt 32 Sussman Shank LLP 17
T-Mobile 14 tbd advertising 12
U.S. Cellular 1 Tec Laboratories 28
Umpqua Bank 33 Tripwire 49
Volkswagen Credit 42 United Human Capital Solutions 7
Walsh Construction Co. 7 United Risk Solutions 2
Wells Fargo 28 Vernier Software & Technology 29
West Coast Bank 27 Wicks Emmett Hatfield & Chappell LLP 46
Wilson Construction Company 17 Yorke & Curtis 45
WRG Design 12 ZAAZ 23

Have an opinion? E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

More Articles

The short list: 5 companies making a mint off kale

The Latest
Thursday, November 20, 2014
kale-thumbnailBY OB STAFF

Farmers, grocery stores and food processors cash in on kale.


Read more...

Tackling the CEO-worker pay gap

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014
BY OREGON BUSINESS STAFF

An SEC rule targets the disparity between executive and employee compensation, reigniting a long-standing debate about corporate social responsibility.


Read more...

Fly Zone

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

The black soldier fly’s larvae are among the most ravenous and least picky eaters on earth.


Read more...

Free Falling

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, December 18, 2014
121714-oilprice-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | OB CONTRIBUTOR

The implosion of the energy complex: The best thing for low oil prices is low oil prices.


Read more...

The short list: Holiday habits of six Oregon CEOs

The Latest
Thursday, December 11, 2014
121214-xmaslist1BY JACOB PALMER | OB DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR

We ask business and nonprofit leaders how they survive the season.


Read more...

Editor's Letter: Power Play

January-Powerbook 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014

There’s a fascinating article in the December issue of the Harvard Business Review about a profound power shift taking place in business and society. It’s a long read, but the gist revolves around the tension between “old power” and “new power” as a driver of transformation. Here’s an excerpt:

Old power works like a currency. It is held by few. Once gained, it is jealously guarded, and the powerful have a substantial store of it to spend. It is closed, inaccessible, and leader-driven. It downloads, and it captures.

New power operates differently, like a current. It is made by many. It is open, participatory, and peer-driven. It uploads, and it distributes. Like water or electricity, it’s most forceful when it surges. The goal with new power is not to hoard it but to channel it.

The authors, Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans, don’t necessarily favor one form of power over another but merely outline how power is transitioning, and how companies can take advantage of these changes to strengthen their positions in the marketplace. 

Our Powerbook issue might be viewed as a case study in the new-power transition. This annual book of lists provides information on leading businesses, nonprofits and universities in the state. Most of the featured companies are entrenched power players now pursuing more flexible and less hierarchical approaches to doing business. Law firms, for example, are adopting new technologies and fee structures to make legal services more accessible and affordable.

This month we also take a look at a controversial new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule requiring public companies to disclose the median pay of workers, as well as the ratio between CEO and median-worker pay. 

Part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, the rule will compel public companies to be more open about employee compensation, with the assumption that greater transparency will improve corporate performance and, perhaps, help address one of the major challenges of our time: income inequality.

New power is not only about strategy and tactics, the Harvard Business Review authors say. “The ultimate questions are ethical. The big question is whether new power can genuinely serve the common good and confront society’s most intractable problems.”

That sounds like a call to arms. Or a New Year’s resolution. Old power or new, the goals are the same: to be a force for positive change in the world. Happy 2015!

— Linda


Read more...

The Bookseller

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Everyone knows college is expensive, but a look at the numbers brings that into sharp — and painful — focus.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS