JP Donlon

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


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The Brainmaker

Will LSI Logic’s “System-On-A-Chip” become the electronic brains for a whole new generation of Internet appliances? Just ash any 10-year-old who owns a Sony PlayStation.

JP Donlon June 1 1996

The Criminalization of Corporate Conduct

A noted entrepreneur and a former U.S. Attorney General illuminate a growing problem facing business leaders and advance several possible solutions.

JP Donlon Governance/Compliance August 18 2009

The Customer-Centered Enterprise

E-commerce is transforming every firm into an e-business where the customer is at the center of a communications infrastructure. CEOs agree that it’s not easy, nor cheap, but neither is it optional.

JP Donlon January 1 1999

The Dragon and the Eagle

In James Kynge’s justly acclaimed book, China Shakes the World, the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief relates a telling [...]

JP Donlon March 4 2007

The Evolving Global Challenge

Most business leaders are aware that the markets in which they operate are no longer national. But what does it [...]

JP Donlon April 21 2008

The Fourth Comes Forth

To paraphrase Craig Barrett’s predecessor, it’s wise to stay paranoid.

JP Donlon October 1 1998

The Great Innovation Debate

Improving quality and slashing costs will not be sufficient for U.S. firms to hold their own in the global economy. Nor can the country’s position as an innovation leader be taken for granted. CE gathered business leaders and competitiveness scholar Michael Porter to examine steps CEOs need to take.

JP Donlon May 1 1998

The Great Value Migration

A virtual bookstore called amazon.com takes on b. Dalton. Xerox steals a chunk of the textbook market. Circuit city brings a civilized approach to used car sales and revolutionizes an industry. It’s classic David and Goliath. Or is it invasion of the profit-snatchers? Or maybe attack of the killer concept? Actually, it’s value migration, and it’s coming to an industry near you-or maybe it’s already playing right down the street.

JP Donlon May 1 1997
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The Hartford CEO Liam McGee Primes Insiders to be Next CEO

Even though he was pulled from the outside to turn around a financial services firm, The Hartford, CEO Liam McGee believes in priming insiders for take the helm when he’s gone.

JP Donlon CEO Interviews November 8 2011

The Innovation Mandate

Having a customer-focused process in place is important, but don’t overlook serendipity. If chance favors the prepared mind, unanticipated connections favor organizations ready to exploit them.

JP Donlon June 1 1998

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