JP Donlon

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

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Trading Up

Having leaped ahead in underwriting to assume Drexel Burnham’s mantle as king of the junk bond market, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette is elbowing its way toward the senior ranks of Wall Street players under the direction of CEO John Steele Chalsty. Does it have the managerial resources to continue to grow and take on the big boys without stumbling?

JP Donlon January 1 1997

Trekking Toward Tokyo

Readers of this space may recall last March seeing our calendar of future roundtables. We are adjusting the timing of [...]

JP Donlon May 1 1992

Trotman’s Global Gambit

With Ford 2000, a global restructuring that aims to give the No. 2 automaker global agility and lowest cost, Ford Chairman and CEO Alex Trotman fashioned an interesting paradox: If the initiative succeeds, Ford could become the most profitable carmaker, but, if he retires at 65, Trotman won’t be around to take the credit.

JP Donlon September 1 1996

Trust is the Issue

Of all the polls we take of our readers, CE’s corporate reputation survey generates the most interest outside the magazine. [...]

JP Donlon March 1 2001

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

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey: How the Army Manages Transformation

Like any large, complex organization that must adapt to new realities, the U.S. Army seeks to knock down silos and rethink the way it looks at itself. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., talks about what it takes to modernize a 1.1 million person organization, where getting people to embrace change is the key.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews April 14 2009

U.S. CEOs Overwhelmingly Support Romney; Fear Obama Second Term

It may be no surprise that business leaders prefer Mitt Romney as a presidential candidate, but by how significant a margin? Fairly significant it seems. Over 83 percent of CEOs surveyed by Chief Executive magazine intend to vote for Mitt Romney for President on November 6. In fact, CEOs are openly afraid of the prospect of another four years of President Obama.

JP Donlon CEO Briefing Newsletter , Election Center October 25 2012

Up to Standard

Don’t forget to fill out your nomination for Chief Executive of the Year. The nominating ballot is in the polybag [...]

JP Donlon January 1 1996

Utah is the 12th Best State for Business 2013

Previous State: Louisiana Next State: Colorado No. 12Utah Taxations & Regulations Workforce Quality Living Environment Based on CEO Survey by [...]

JP Donlon Best & Worst States May 6 2013

Value Bench Press

Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it. During the ’80s, academics and management pundits alike [...]

JP Donlon December 1 1999

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