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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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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. 

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