A new study by Ashridge Business School revealed that the Generation Y workforce in the Middle East is exceptionally driven, hungry for educational opportunities and values the role of older colleagues. The research also shows that are opportunities for managers to adopt different leadership styles and support soft skills development... Read more
The most recent Middle East and North Africa Job Index released by Bayt.com and YouGov revealed that 44 per cent of companies in the UAE are looking into hiring in the next three months. The survey also found that 64 per cent of these companies will be hiring up... Read more
Identifying an “untapped” resource in tourism, Qatar is laying the foundations to diversify from its carbon controlled economy. Support is strong as the largest operators from Hilton to Starwood, vie for prime positioning across the country but with huge increases in supply and a high concentration of corporate guests.... Read more
Dun & Bradstreet’s Business Optimism Index for Qatar reported that business optimism in the fourth quarter of 2013 is at the highest in nearly three years.
In the years to come, growing healthcare spending will-impose a hefty burden on Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Governments. As we enter 2013, healthcare costs continue to increase in the region –partly due to the high prevalence of chronic diseases. Today, thanks to systemic transformation, strategic planning, and population screening programs, GCC... Read more
A recent Aon Hewitt survey showed that companies predicted and reported an average salary increase of 5.2% at the end of 2012.
NBAD’s Group Chief Economist, gives an analysis and outlook on recent economic developments in the region.
Regional and international delegates called for a ‘sustainable and inclusive’ development model for GCC countries, during the first Government Summit, recently held in Dubai.
During a recent meeting hosted by Dubai Chamber, GCC delegates discuss the need to exploit the potential of real estate in member countries