JP Donlon

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

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Witness At The Revolution

Do ideas have consequences? John Kenneth Galbraith was fond of quoting John Meynard Keynes’ observation that all businessmen, believing themselves [...]

JP Donlon August 1 1997


You have chosen. Chief Executive readers have nominated and a panel of readers have confirmed Intel’s Andrew S. Grove as [...]

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 1997

The Virtual Organization

JP Donlon July 1 1997

The Bond Between East and West

HSBC Holdings plc, is well placed to capitalize on the economies of Hong Kong and emerging Asia. After a period of inertia the owner of Hongkong and Shanghai Bank, Midland, Marine Midland, and others is making headway. Outwardly John Bond, the group’s CEO, appears serene about the region’s future—-but he’s watching it very closely.

JP Donlon June 1 1997

Delighting the Customer

One can best anticipate how to delight a customer after developing some degree of intimacy. But first, CEOs need to liberate their companies’ front-line people from purely transaction-based customer relationships.

JP Donlon June 1 1997

Incentives and Consequences

John Yochelson’s 10-year strategic overview and outlook on U.S. competitiveness is the first in what we expect to be an [...]

JP Donlon June 1 1997

Certain Trumpets

“The very essence of leadership,” former Notre Dame president Ted Hesburgh once said, “is that you have to have a [...]

JP Donlon May 1 1997

Shaheen’s Advice Machine

George Shaheen suspects knowledge capital will be the business currency of the 21st century-and he wants Andersen Consulting to be able to coin it.

JP Donlon May 1 1997

The Great Value Migration

A virtual bookstore called 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

Next Generation Manufacturing

What does it take to create the right culture, processes, and technologies for the Next Generation Manufacturing.

JP Donlon April 27 1997

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