JP Donlon

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

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The Right Step

In addressing the approaches business may take to help regenerate urban America, we deviate only slightly from our mission to [...]

JP Donlon October 1 1994

The Rising Sunshine State: Watching Florida

Texas and California are once again at opposite ends of our annual rankings by CEOs of the best and worst states in which to do business. We take a closer look at the Texas model, but an equally interesting contrast is between the golden state of California versus the sunshine state of Florida.

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 21 2012

The Road Back

Speaker Newt Gingrich has a well-earned reputation for rhetorical flourish, which I witnessed during his recent appearance at The Economic [...]

JP Donlon October 1 1995

The Top Job

What makes a CEO? Is there a pattern in terms of age, background, education, and career path? Where are future [...]

JP Donlon February 1 2000

The Tradition Continues

Last July our readers’ wishes were realized when CE officially inaugurated Bill Marriott of the Marriott Corporation as 1988′s Chief [...]

JP Donlon September 1 1988

The Trouble With Social Security

Demographic trends are catching up with inherent flaws in our nation’s retirement program. In about a decade, the baby-boom generation will begin to retire, forcing sharp rises in outlays that will bankrupt the system. As the day of reckoning edges closer, employees and employers alike are asking, “should we trust the government with our retirement?”

JP Donlon March 1 1997

The Twin Challenge of Talent

Exceptional leaders know that their greatest contribution is to cultivate other exceptional leaders. Peter Drucker often wrote about the importance of creating leaders for “the future that has already happened.”

JP Donlon Talent Management February 22 2012

The Virtual Organization

JP Donlon July 1 1997

The War for Talent

As the talent war heats up and it already has CEOs will increasingly find themselves on the front lines of attracting and, especially, keeping the best and the brightest people they can find. Those CEOs and those companies who are serious about winning this war will clearly have an edge on those who aren’t.

JP Donlon July 1 1999

The X-factor

The choice for the 2008 Chief Executive of the Year marks several firsts. By her own admission Anne Mulcahy did [...]

JP Donlon CEO of the Year June 2 2008

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