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Middle East Board directors’ job description in a nutshell: “Think again”

Middle East Board directors’ job description in a nutshell: “Think again”

Ever heard of a job description? To refresh your memory it consists of a piece of paper describing your job duties and responsibilities upon beginning employment. Job descriptions are generally used for every position, from entry-level to top managerial and board positions. In our ever-changing dynamic business landscape, however, job descriptions are becoming somewhat obsolete … Continue reading

Truth, Justice and the CFO Way

Truth, Justice and the CFO Way

If the title sounds familiar it is because it’s derived from Superman’s famous motto. And that is what every CFO is expected to be today, a Superman or Superwoman fighting for truth and justice in their organizations. It is the CFO who is responsible for upholding these principles in their organization and for setting a … Continue reading

Improving public services across the Middle East

Improving public services across the Middle East

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Government Summit, hosted by the UAE Prime Minister’s Office. This event brought together high-level government officials from the UAE, regional governments, and representatives from across the globe, to discuss challenges, best practices, and new ideas for the future of government services. Deloitte was one … Continue reading

Family Business – survival of the fittest

Family Business – survival of the fittest

Family businesses are so fundamental to the Middle East that they make up greater than 80% of the rapidly growing private economy of the GCC, yet their inherent complexity makes their evolution critical to their ultimate success and longevity. Thus, it was a natural step for Deloitte to launch a family business service line based … Continue reading

The Promise of Work/Life Balance

The Promise of Work/Life Balance

Companies, organizations and entities of every size, across industries and geographies put the theme of work/life balance at the top of their Human Recourses agenda. Companies over the last decade have increasingly spent time and resources to understand what their staff and employees need and to map those needs with the needs of the companies … Continue reading

A booster shot for the Healthcare industry

A booster shot for the Healthcare industry

The healthcare market globally is undergoing a facelift. In the Middle East, transformations are imminent as well. Of the most notable changes in the global healthcare industry, is the adoption of a new business model that shifts its focus from developing blockbuster drugs and building pipelines, to business portfolio evolution, the regulatory landscape and emerging … Continue reading