"When CEOs describe their company as being "like family," they mean well. They’re searching for a model that represents the kind of relationships they want to have with their employees--a lifetime relationship with a sense of belonging. But using the term family makes it easy for misunderstandings to arise. After all, you can't disown your real child for poor performance. The better metaphor? Your company is like a championship-winning professional sports team" Reid Hoffman
4 weeks ago By: Businesspulse
Great tips, thank for sharing! We agree, reputation management is extremely important to businesses nowadays considering how easy it is to share a negative experience with thousands of people with just a click of a mouse. Negative reviews turn away 86% of potential customers!
I couldn't agree more. Outsourcing does have it's benefits to small and medium-sized businesses. I work for an outsourcing company ( eastvantage.com ) that caters to SMEs and we service clients who want some of their key tasks such as recruitment, accounting and payroll outsourced. This gives them more time to focus on the more important aspects like business development.
I would like to express my thanks to the efforts and professional work done by the people prepared the report. I have one question that would like a help to answer: If Shanghai received 73 million visitors for an exhibition built on 528 Ha area and created only 220,000 job, how would an exhibition will be held in area total 438 HA and will receive 20 to 25 million visitors will create 270,000 jobs? There is something unexplained and I appreciate someone comment.
Good read, though I think in today's day and age, pretty much everyone is already convinced with the necessity of having a cloud solution but the question I guess that remains is which solution to choose. We'd love to read another article of yours suggesting the best ones. I have heard of Zoolz, any thoughts?
inspiring... but remember, every entrepreneur has his own story.... his success is the out come of nothing, but the entrepreneur self esteem and great vision. and yes, an entrepreneur is the one who makes the things possible, from impossible :)
Do UAE bank provide venture capital like finance ? , I think every bank can provide SME support for existing and established SME , the problem ; do the bank want to make risk with a start-up ? the answer I keep hearing from entrepreneur is NO!.
Great to see people like Rushdi Siddiqui who work their hard out for the growth of the islamic finance industry.
Edbiz has published this years report on Islamic Finance & Halal Industry. Anyone interested, go to our website.
By 2013-2014 Dubai may turn into the major global financial center of independent private business having provided players of international co-operative markets with a package of high-tech & large-scale financial services (as a special gateway for electronic units of account of various regions and countries).
this is really great news....Nations with a strong focus on science, technology and innovation are able to transform their economies, accelerate growth and secure higher standards of living for their citizens with these kind of new procedures for innovators
The UAE Federal Government has recently introduced a new Law (No.2) of 2014 regarding Small and Medium sized Enterprises ("SME Law") that seeks to support local entrepreneurs to start and develop businesses in the UAE.
It is not an unreasonable aspiration for any fresh college graduate to aspire to become someone with enormous wealth and access to the top rung of political power in today's winner-take-all economies. But how realistic is it?