Although business confidence in the UAE has risen 29% points to 74% since the last report in October 2009, the country still lags behind KSA (85%) and Qatar (96%).
“In the survey last October we …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, May 12 - 2010 @ 11:13
Business confidence is significantly up in the region on both current and future conditions. Business confidence in KSA has risen 19 percentage points to 85% since the last survey in October 2009. Executives in the …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Monday, May 24 - 2010 @ 13:14
Based on a survey of IT executives, the report reveals key areas for improvement and recommends adopting a more strategic approach to sourcing, vendor management, and quality assurance.
While promising better IT quality, lower costs, and …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Thursday, June 13 - 2013 @ 15:04
The GCC C-Suite sees the Arab Spring as increasing both the importance of addressing issues like youth employment and labor reform and the rate at which these reforms should take place. When asked what …Read full article » Saudi Arabia: Monday, January 23 - 2012 @ 12:11
• Middle Eastern postal companies today are like their European counterparts during the 1990s in facing abundant growth opportunities.
• The sector has begun to liberalize, slowly opening opportunities for new entrants.
• Immigrants in GCC countries are …
Three of the world’s leading consultancies in their respective markets–Mercer Oliver Wyman, Mercer Management Consulting and Mercer Delta Organizational Consulting–have joined together under a single brand: Oliver Wyman. The firm combines deep industry knowledge with …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, May 09 - 2007 @ 13:16
The next chapter in Islamic finance: Higher rewards but higher risks estimates that by 2012 Islamic assets will reach $1,600bn with revenues of $120bn and that Islamic wholesale banking – the biggest market for Islamic …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, April 06 - 2009 @ 12:15
Among all regions, the Middle East and Africa, along with Latin America, posted the highest SPI – both with a regional average of 203, almost twice the CMT total average of 107. The calculation of …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, February 01 - 2009 @ 12:34
A new Oliver Wyman report, Delivering on the Energy Efficiency Promise of the Middle East, notes that natural gas supplies no longer meet local demand, and oil exporting countries have started to tap into money-generating …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, February 15 - 2012 @ 09:27
The optimism uncovered in previous polls remains high, but has been dampened by ongoing fiscal worries in the Eurozone and by continued risks to the large and complex projects characteristic of the Gulf region. The …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, January 13 - 2013 @ 12:38