The participation of women in the regional workforce remains one of the lowest globally, with the GCC falling behind other countries in capitalizing on the investment in education, a report said.
The female labor participation rat
The depressed oil prices predominant since late last year could herald a lasting trend if, as evidence suggests, we are now facing the low-price segment of an oil ‘super cycle’, according to the latest paper from global strategy an
The GCC has solid foundations for a move towards adopting digital banking as a way of improving customer service as the region develops, said a report.
Digital banking is an integral part of every bank’s agenda as a way to o
Global management consulting firm AT Kearney has announced strategic changes to its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) management team, to support the firm’s growth agenda and enhance its client focus across the region.
Islamic banks have outperformed their conventional peers in most markets, but a closer look suggests the market dynamics are changing, demonstrating a new trend, said a report.
Two key indicators are cause for reflection: slowing growth ra
Seven countries in the Mena region make it into the top 20 in the 2011 index of top ranked emerging markets for global retail expansion, compiled by leading management consultancy firm A.T.Kearney.
In the 10th annual Global Retail Developm
Several countries in the Mena region have beaten Eastern European locations to make it to the AT Kearney’s Global Services Location Index (GSLI) list of top 25 service locations.
AT Kearney, the global management consulting firm, said the
AT Kearney Middle East, leading management consultants, has appointed Cyril Garbois vice president and head of the Middle East financial institutions practice.
Garbois has twelve years of consulting experience giving worked extensively wit
Islamic banking, which has also been affected by the global financial crisis, should consider mergers and acquisitions as an avenue for sustained growth, said AT Kearney, the leading management consulting firm.
The global financial crisis
Dubai was ranked as the preferred destination of choice in the Mena region for future foreign direct investment (FDI) serving as a major gateway for Fortune 1000 global investors, said a report.
The recent release of the 2010 AT Kearney FD