Issue Number:223, June 2017

Interviews


Oman’s economic environment has improved significantly

A review of Oman’s economic position in light of the S&P credit downgrade

Riding on aspirations

With Eid and the school holidays coinciding this year, travel companies are gearing up to make the best of the opportunity

Test Drive: Elegance par excellence

The new Lincoln Continental exudes class, comfort and a high level of sophistication.

Staying fit while fasting

The Holy Month of Ramadan is upon us once again. It is a time for self-reflection, selfless acts and spending cherished time with family and friends. 

Casting wide for a big catch

The government has identifies fisheries and aquaculture sector as one of the key pillars of its economic diversification plan and are moving aggressively to develop the industry

Branded for life

“Leadership is about taking extreme ownership. It means you alone are responsible for all mishaps. You cannot pass the blame”

— Parag Kar VP, Government Affairs, India and South Asia at Qualcomm

Have a plan B? Junk It!

We cling on to our escape routes and our plan B's – because we treasure the safety of retreat to the risks of progress and the challenge of achievement

Shifting gears

Car dealers are placing their hopes on Ramadan sales to ride past the recent dip in business owing to the oil price situation

Innovation in Oman

Strong winds of economic change are blowing everywhere, and they rarely stop at borders. Every day we see evidence of this. New digital technologies, volatile global markets, international competitors, and more connected customers. 

Culture as a performance driver

You have improved production and customer service, are hiring the right people, and have solid revenue. Where is the leverage to take your company's performance to the next level?

What are the barriers to organisational change?

What got you here won’t get you there.

            - Marshall Goldsmith