The art of people management

Dr. Ashraf Mahate of Dubai Exports, shares insights on managing people within an organisation and motivating them to do their best…

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Hidden champions

FeaturedTrade January 31, 2015

We present an overview of the German SME scene

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Is your business ready?

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In the business world, we talk at length of the crucial role played by professional and vocational skills in creating and shaping an entrepreneur. However, what we very often forget is the significant ‘human element’ – the ‘X factor’ that a mentor can bring into the equation. How can... Read more

Experts from Clyde & Co. explore the issues and challenges that may arise as a result of lack of proper corporate and succession planning

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DEC Senior Economist Ali Tawfik Al Sadik offers his expertise on how Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) are shaping up in the UAE due to connectivity between global trends, FDI and the partnerships they encourage. I am a macro economist and believe offering a global view helps to better understand... Read more
Brand building – are you doing all it takes?
You might think that with the huge challenges of securing cashflow, adequate finance and market position, the development of a unique brand for your business isn’t a key concern. Yet you would be wrong: brand building is a fundamental route to market edge and competitive leadership. Here, Associate Editor... Read more
When #InAbuDhabi, tell your story
Is your business going to be part of the latest initiative to come from the capital? Associate Editor Zenifer Khaleel explains the way that the hashtag is becoming a core tool in one of the region’s biggest public sector promotions. Abu Dhabi is a city which has been growing... Read more

Dr. Ashraf Mahate, Head of Exports Market Intelligence, Dubai Exports, underlines the success of the world’s leading innovator – Apple Inc., and discusses how SMEs can learn from this world-class entity.

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