A survey says that GCC family businesses need to focus on developing a proper governance structure in order to ensure business continuity and sustainable growth. In the absence of a governance structure, these businesses face a heightened risk of fragmentation...
The workplace is where we spend the majority of our time, it’s also the place where we are encouraged to be as creative, motivated and productive as we can be. Staff need an environment that stimulates and inspires them in order...
Committees ! How many of us loath committees? Though committees on the surface seem to be the a good thing somehow it slows progress. There is a joke that asserts that a camel is just a horse designed by...
The economic boost in the Middle East has also extended to the stock market and stock market indices in the region. Most significant in this context are the stock markets in the UAE and Qatar which have gone up...
  The Economic Insight, which provides an outlook on the economic performance of the GCC members as well as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon, has published a report which shows that the population in the region has grown 52%...
Qatar’s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has decided to undertake a set of annual surveys to keep track of different economic indicators and progress across various sectors of the Qatari economy. The surveys are aimed at providing accurate data...
95% of MENA employees consider corporate CSR is important, according to Bayt.com survey. 95% want to engage in more community service work, with almost 90% considering CSR to be a moral responsibility for corporations. The Corporate Social Responsibility: Is Your Company Making...
More than half of businesses allocate more time to training their staff in social media strategies than on honing employees’ face-to-face and telephone sales techniques, new research by a leading international training consultancy reveals. Sales Commando, the firm which surveyed...
Price Water Coopers (PWC), the global reputed auditing firm recently conducted an international analysis about the prevalence of economic crimes in business organisations and institutions. But while concept of the analytical survey was straightforward enough, the detailed results of...
Shinzo Abe's sales tax hike is seen as a political and economic gamble but it is a necessary measure that will allow Japan to get its economy back on track. It seems that the much acclaimed Abenomics has managed to achieve another...
Sleep-starved workers struggle to juggle family and work commitments, shows Regus study Over a third of UAE workers (35%) say that they have to sacrifice sleep to fit in personal and work commitments, either by waking up too early or...