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Leadership 2030 The future of leadership: anticipating 2030
Global business is facing a wave of disruptive influences that look set to spark the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We explore how the way professionals work is evolving, the leadership skills that will be needed within the dynamic mid-market to thrive, and how organisations can stay competitive in the war for talent and customers in 2030.
WOMEN IN BUSINESS Women in leadership: beyond policy to progress
Our annual report on women in business reveals that introducing policies alone is not enough to drive real progress, and that gender diversity gaps remain at a leadership level. If policy is not driving more women to the top, despite widespread use, then what will?
Publications Leading the future in the Gulf
The business environment in which Owner Managed Businesses (OMBs) operate within continues to evolve with the emergence of new technology, innovation, changes in financial management, client needs and increased regulation.
CEO Blog The tenacious entrepreneur
Hisham Farouk, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, a leading global advisor to family-owned businesses talks about some successful entrepreneurs and what sets them apart.
Publications Women in business: Turning promise into practice
The gender diversity issue has been on the business agenda for many years now, yet a third of businesses still have no women at a senior management level. We know that significant performance benefits come with having a diverse leadership team and there are certainly a large number of women capable of joining such teams.
PUBLICATION Women in Business: New perspectives on risk and reward
In 2017, leadership teams are grappling with new conditions of global risk. With few predicting the happenings of recent years, businesses around the world are striving to prepare for the further possibility of inconceivable events.
PUBLICATION The digital ready hotel: recruiting tomorrows talent
Hotels are assessing how they can use digital technologies and data analytics to deliver memorable guest experiences. As 2020 approaches, they will need to make digital a part of everything they do – from marketing and distribution to in-room entertainment. But most hotels don’t have the talent, technology or organisational structures to achieve this, especially in the UAE where a lack of skilled workforce has persistently been cited by business leaders as a constraint on growth.
International Business Report (IBR) Talent squeeze threatens global growth
Businesses in the world’s three biggest economies, the United States, China and Japan, are increasingly feeling the heat when it comes to recruiting skilled staff. Given that these countries together represent over a third of global output, a deficit of skilled staff could have a significant knock-on effect on economic growth not just in these economies but beyond.
CEO Blog Family owned businesses: Embracing an ever changing business environment
Hisham Farouk, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, a leading global advisor to family-owned businesses talks about the how family managed businesses need to embrace the ever changing environment.
International Business Report (IBR) Dynamic businesses at forefront of M&A
Dynamic businesses at the forefront of M&A activity highlights an increasing importance for M&A in driving growth. There is a clear acknowledgment from the 12,500 businesses surveyed that acquisitions will be needed to supplement existing operations.
CEO BLOG Women in leadership: local and global trends
Hisham Farouk, Managing Partner of Grant Thornton, a leading global advisor to family-owned businesses talks about the global and local trends in relation to women in leadership.
Tax Global tax newsletter, issue 9
Global tax newsletter is designed to keep you up to date with significant tax developments around the world that impact businesses with cross-border operations. It addresses issues of a global nature as well as domestic tax developments of interest to foreign investors. The newsletter aims to cover tax developments on a regional and international basis.
International Business report (IBR) Women in senior management
Our International Business Report with insights gained from in-depth interviews with five senior female executives from around the world, this report looks at the role of education in improving female participation and how this can help boost business growth.