Tagged with Middle East

Tactics on the sidelines

Tactics on the sidelines

Football. The beautiful game of football, where millions of people all over the world unite to watch the final match. There is a large European football fan base in the Middle East, with very high influence and investment; however, the regional fan base and interest in local clubs is fairly low in comparison to the … Continue reading

Women in the boardroom: the new reality?

Women in the boardroom: the new reality?

Stories about dystopias and post-apocalyptic worlds have erupted recently in both fiction and the big screen; stories where the norm, what is commonly accepted as normal, does not exist anymore – often following some type of revolution – and the survivors have to adjust and adapt to the new “reality” if they are to, well, … Continue reading

The Deloitte Middle East Thought Leadership Digest: 5 publications on Financial Services

The Deloitte Middle East Thought Leadership Digest: 5 publications on Financial Services

Across the financial sector generally, recent market developments have led to the competitive and regulatory landscape evolving at unprecedented speed. As such, financial services organizations now have to consider tackling a more complex matrix of organizational challenges and market discipline practices with more focus on governance and risk management, and with a trend to revert … Continue reading

To JV or not to JV… that is the question!

To JV or not to JV… that is the question!

For a couple starting out a personal relationship, when you are both single, all you care about are your own selfish needs. Yet when courtship begins, the mutual need for the ‘relationship’ to succeed takes precedence and the combined gain is much larger than either party could have achieved individually. A joint venture between companies … Continue reading

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