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Cost-cutting behaviour in the GCC: cut-throat or considerate?

Cost-cutting behaviour in the GCC: cut-throat or considerate?

With companies in the GCC spending up to $2million in cost-cutting consulting services, McGill Consulting Group explores the decision-making process cost-cutting and how firms are coping with these changes.

March 19, 2012 3:34
 
Competing for the Global Middle Class

Competing for the Global Middle Class

It’s time for the region’s senior executives to join the race for global middle class market share. Loyalty of the ‘middle’ is essential for industry leadership, says Booz & Co.

January 18, 2012 3:36
 
The top four risks companies face when socialising online

The top four risks companies face when socialising online

Jumping on the social media bandwagon isn’t as easy as the young’uns make it look. Blue Coat Systems’ Nigel Hawthorn lists the dangers to look out for.

July 11, 2011 10:46
 
All eyes on the World Cup

All eyes on the World Cup

Nowadays World Cup fans have a myriad of options when it comes to watching the games, and to avoid absenteeism businesses are feeling obliged to provide ways to watch the tournament.

June 21, 2010 5:20
 

Saudi ministry bans working in sun

Ministerial decree preventing companies from making employees work under the sun between 12 and 3 in July and August in force from next year.

June 8, 2010 3:32
 
Dubai’s debt saga

Dubai’s debt saga

With the emirate’s total obligations now estimated at $170 billion, analysts say the government may no longer come to the rescue of its related entities.

January 20, 2010 6:17
 

No minimum balance for new firms in the UAE

Companies will no longer need a minimum of...

August 10, 2009 2:04
 
335 UAE companies fined for breaking midday ban

335 UAE companies fined for breaking midday ban

According to ministry statistics, only 37 of those companies have...

August 5, 2009 2:09
 
Labor issues turning legal

Labor issues turning legal

The Dubai police chief has said that some companies are currently in court for violating accommodation regulations for laborers.

May 12, 2009 11:17
 
Facehooked, Part II

Facehooked, Part II

How and why marketers in the Middle East are joining the rush to social networking, Part II.

April 22, 2009 7:29
 
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