JP Donlon

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

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Two Voices;Two Messages

Leaving home for work the other day, I spotted an SUV with the vanity license plate “6SIGMA.” Could it be [...]

JP Donlon November 1 2000

Optical Dis-Illusion

For Nortel Networks’ John Roth, Halloween came early this year. On a single day in mid-October the CEO saw his company’s stock lose a whopping $55 billion in market valuation. Bruised but unbowed, Roth is charging ahead-and plotting a battle with the mighty Cisco.

JP Donlon November 1 2000

Built For Speed

Getting results by linking human performance with speed is no easy feat. But it’s the litmus test for your company’s ability to succeed in a marketplace that’s compromising the capabilities of your workforce.

JP Donlon October 1 2000

Nouveau CE

As Oscar Wilde once observed, it’s only shallow people who don’t judge by appearances. Before the advent of the real [...]

JP Donlon October 1 2000

e-Marketplace Arms Merchants: Enabling the B2B Enablers

Web-based business-to-business exchanges hold the promise of rewiring the world economy, but as usual, the promise is well ahead of the reality. Sorting the hype from the benefits, three B2B providers size up the implications of Net marketplaces for CEOs.

JP Donlon September 1 2000

2000 Chief Executive of the Year

Few companies have grasped the importance of Internet management better than Cisco Systems, yet the company’s strength isn’t about technology. It’s about values, culture, and an organization built around speed and change. In mastering the soft shills, Chambers, a naturally empathetic communicator, is more coach than boss-and the archetype of future business leadership.

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 2000

Performance Imperative

All CEOs say thou are creating shareholder value. A few can actually prove it.

JP Donlon June 1 2000

Beyond the Euro: Rethinking Competitiveness

It’s overcome the single currency hurdle, but Europe has plenty more to tackle. CEOs and U.S. and European dignities gathered in Brussels to debate issues ranging from a dearth of tech workers to barriers to entrepreneurialism.

JP Donlon May 1 2000

Who Should Fear Change Most?

I’m often asked whether CEOs, particularly those of traditional companies folks that actually make or sell stuff-are fearful of the [...]

JP Donlon April 1 2000

Does The EU Really Care About Its Entrepreneurs?

The Internet economy holds great promise but the Eurozone’s technology pioneers are often daunted by the struggle with red tape and more seriously-a cultural aversion to failure.

JP Donlon April 1 2000

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