JP Donlon

JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.

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Ken Unplugged

Utilities around the world are being forced to deal with the advent of open competition for electric power is leading the charge to transform power distribution.

JP Donlon November 1 1997

Managing Hypergrowth

When the pace of change pushes a corporation onto the fast track, the curves and dips in the road come fast and furious. CEOs gathered at Chief Executive’s one-and-half-day Symposium, held in partnership with Cushman &Wakefield, discussed the challenges of managing rapid growth at two roundtables and three speaker forums held in September at the St. Regis Hotel in New York.

JP Donlon October 1 1997

Growth and Entrepreneurship

The U.S. economy is on a roll. The economy is well into its sixth year of expansion. Unemployment and inflation [...]

JP Donlon October 1 1997

A Doll’s House

Jill Barad wants you to think of Mattel not as toy manufacturer, but as a consumer brand company whose brands ha pen to be toys. She’s credited with the makeover of 38-year- largest toy company?

JP Donlon Marketing September 1 1997

Burden of Proof

Are CEOs overpaid, underpaid or get- ting what they deserve? Answer: all of the above. In this issue CE tackles [...]

JP Donlon September 1 1997

Three Pillars of Globalization

CEOs may be divided over the critical measure for success in becoming global. But they are united in reckoning that culture and people are the greatest hurdles to success.

JP Donlon September 1 1997

Witness At The Revolution

Do ideas have consequences? John Kenneth Galbraith was fond of quoting John Meynard Keynes’ observation that all businessmen, believing themselves [...]

JP Donlon August 1 1997

The Virtual Organization

JP Donlon July 1 1997

The Bond Between East and West

HSBC Holdings plc, is well placed to capitalize on the economies of Hong Kong and emerging Asia. After a period of inertia the owner of Hongkong and Shanghai Bank, Midland, Marine Midland, and others is making headway. Outwardly John Bond, the group’s CEO, appears serene about the region’s future—-but he’s watching it very closely.

JP Donlon June 1 1997

Delighting the Customer

One can best anticipate how to delight a customer after developing some degree of intimacy. But first, CEOs need to liberate their companies’ front-line people from purely transaction-based customer relationships.

JP Donlon June 1 1997

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