Publications

Emirati Employment Report 2015

Emirati Employment Report 2015

The results of a major survey of working-age Emiratis, this report analyses the employment views and perceptions of UAE national citizens.

Containing up-to-date data on employment preferences of Emirati citizens, the report provides valuable insights for Emiratisation processes, recruitment, retention and development of Emirati nationals.

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Maximising Qatari Talent

Maximising Qatari Talent

The results of a year-long market study analysing Qatari talent in conjunction with the Qatar Chamber to support the Qatar 2030 vision.

Containing extensive data and recommendations on leadership, recruitment, engagement and retention of Qatari talent.

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Maximising Omani Talent

Maximising Omani Talent

The results of a first-of-its-kind market study, sponsored by BP, analysing Omani talent in engineering and youth motivations in Oman.

Containing extensive data and recommendations on leadership, recruitment, engagement and retention of Omani talent.

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Maximising Emirati Talent

Maximising Emirati Talent

The results of a first-of-its-kind market study, sponsored by BP, analysing Emirati talent in engineering and youth motivations in the UAE.

Containing extensive data and recommendations on leadership, recruitment, engagement and retention of Emirati talent.

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The Gulf Arab Leadership Style

The Gulf Arab Leadership Style

The results of a groundbreaking research project into the Gulf Arab Management Style.

This research report contains important insight into using the Gulf Region’s unique attributes and capabilities to deliver sustainable competitive advantage.

Whereas existing leadership methods, training and coaching use Western approaches, Oxford’s unique research identified Management and Leadership methods that Gulf-based organisations can develop and replicate to deliver significant benefits.

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Maximising the Employment of Saudi Females

Maximising the Employment of Saudi Females

Practical guidance and recommendations employers wishing to employ more women and develop their female workforce in order to take advantage of this often untapped talent pool.

Based on Oxford’s work conducting Saudi Arabia’s largest business-focused research project into women’s employment, this white paper contains unique insights into employing this valuable segment of the workforce.

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Building GCC National Talent for Strategic Competitive Advantage

Building GCC National Talent for Strategic Competitive Advantage

Recommendations for best-practice approaches to GCC Nationalisation based on extensive research performed over two years.

The white paper is ideal reading for Gulf organizations that wish to maximise the value of their national talent.

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HRM in the GCC: A New World HR for the New World Economy

HRM in the GCC: A New World HR for the New World Economy

The results of the largest ever HR research project in the GCC. Oxford researchers conducted over 1,000 interviews across 7 countries.

This report identifies significant opportunities for HR functions (HRf) and practitioners but also highlights major gaps between current HRf effectiveness and the needs of organisations.

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Family Firms in the GCC

Family Firms in the GCC

Family firms offer a unique case study into GCC organisations. In our latest series of column articles for the National, Oxford consultants discuss the role of family firms in the GCC region as well as key issues that must be resolved before these organisations can reach their full potential.

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Generation Y: Do they want to work for you?

Generation Y: Do they want to work for you?

Generation Y offers an immense talent pipeline for recruiting and retaining national employees. This special feature for Changeboard Magazine explains how private sector companies can utilise Qatari and Emirati youth motivations.

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Emotion and Family Businesses

Emotion and Family Businesses

Based on Oxford Strategic Consulting’s latest research into GCC family businesses, this special feature for Tharawat Family Business Magazine discusses how to utilise positive emotions and resolve negative ones.

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Qatari Family Businesses: New leadership and corporate governance models needed

Qatari Family Businesses: New leadership and corporate governance models needed

This special feature for The Edge Magazine discusses the key issues that Qatari family businesses need to address in order to achieve their full potential and increase their global presence.

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An Emirati Leadership Style for the new world economy

An Emirati Leadership Style for the new world economy

Research by Oxford Strategic Consulting suggests that there is a distinctive Emirati Leadership Style with clear advantages in the new world economy. As leadership development is rapidly becoming a key objective across the GCC, Oxford spoke with UAE leaders about how to best nurture the next generation of leaders in this special feature for Changeboard Magazine.

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