Young, out of work, and unemployable
The Middle East has a large pool of young people able to fill gaps in the workforce. So where are they?
April 14, 2010 4:47 by Glenn Freeman
Another key factor which he believes strongly favors programs such as those offered by INSEAD is, somewhat ironically, born of the global financial crisis. With the resilience of the massive sovereign wealth funded institutions of the region put to the test, renewed emphasis has been placed on corporate governance. As the juggernaut businesses of the region set out to strike deals with foreign institutions, local standards of governance and transparency need to be brought in line with international expectations. Brown believes INSEAD is ideally poised to bridge this gap.
As countries across the Middle East join the rest of the world in assessing the new, post-crisis economic landscape, establishing exactly what role its own people will play in the businesses of tomorrow remains a key challenge for the region.