JP Donlon

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


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GE’s Jeff Immelt Says U.S. Companies Have the Capability to Compete Globally

When Jeff Immelt took control of GE as CEO in 2001, 70 percent of the company’s business was domestic. Today 65 percent is derived from outside the U.S. As a result, Immelt is pushing for American companies to become more competitive in world markets— something he believes whole-heartedly can be done. Here’s what the GE CEO had to say about interational operations and the effort to get more U.S. companies in the game.

JP Donlon Global Business , Leadership & Strategy , Outsourcing May 10 2012

Watching Florida

Texas and California are once again at opposite ends of our annual rankings by CEOs of the best and worst [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 21 2012

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

Soft Skills for Hard Hats

Here are some leadership lessons from the CEO of $5 billion Skanska USA, Mike McNally.

JP Donlon Leadership & Strategy June 4 2012
Skanska's Mike McNally

Skanska CEO Mike McNally’s Soft Skills for Hard Hats

Here are some leadership strategies from Skanska CEO Mike McNally.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews June 4 2012

What California’s Growing Underground Economy Says About Sacramento

The underground or “black economy” generally refers to transactions that go unreported to evade taxation. Most people associate this with [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 6 2012

What Does Gov. Walker’s Recall Victory Mean for Business?

Pundits are already flooding the media with conjecture about the knock-on effects for putting Wisconsin in play for the general election in November. So what does Walker’s victory mean for business across the US? Will what happens in Wisconsin stay in Wisconsin?

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 8 2012

18 CEOs Give Advice on Your First Year in the C-Suite

Since the office of Chief Executive is held by so few individuals, it’s not always easy to get firsthand advice [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter May 31 2012

Relief at Last for Privately Held Firms

Private companies have often complained that the generally accepted accounting principles, the system used by publicly traded firms such as [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 6 2012

Why Transformations Are Tough and What the Lessons Are for CEOs

“Former Apple executive and current JCPenney chief Ron Johnson is getting a taste of what it’s like to run a [...]

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter June 6 2012

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