The environment in which businesses operate is evolving at a rapid pace. The World Bank MENA Economic Update estimates that the MENA economies will grow by 5.2% in 2022, the fastest since 2016. This requires leaders to have a different and broader set of talent than in the past, with a higher emphasis on adaptability and the capacity to accept, understand, and respond to complexity. Leaders must be willing to put in just as much effort understanding the external environment in which they compete as they do managing the internal governance. Due to the changing environment, this new sort of leadership has become an increasingly valuable resource for any organization hoping to stay ahead of the curve, or even to simply keep up with it.
Until recently, a leader’s identity was largely determined by the confines of their organisation. However, it is becoming increasingly evident that the most important aspect of effective leadership is not this attention to the organization itself, but in creating a clear perspective. This necessitates leadership development that instills awareness of an organization’s economic and social context, as well as the position that a department plays within the wider organization. Against this backdrop, this edition showcases companies like The Ken Blanchard Companies which helps enterprises in Saudi Arabia with its suite of leadership development solutions. It also features Dubai based The Learning Initiative company that helps adaptive business leaders accelerate business value in a complex digital world.
This edition of Manage HR brings the spotlight onto some of the key developments in the space and how companies are leveraging leadership development solutions to boost their growth. It features thought leadership articles from Berry Lumpkins, Hanna Nordel, among others who have imparted their opinions on how leadership development is usually seen as an investment in the top echelon of a company’s structure.
Along with that, the edition features innovative leadership development solutions from companies; including 42twigs that specializes in helping ambitious entrepreneurs, C-suite executives, and other professionals to help master personal and professional lives. Additionally, UAE based Zeder Group’s interview highlights effective HR, Business, and Leadership strategies and solutions to gain and maintain leadership. We present to you the, “Top 10 Leadership Development Services Companies in Middle East - 2022” and “Top 10 Emerging Leadership Development Companies in Middle East - 2022.”