Optimizing National Performance

In part 2 of a two-part series, we explore the challenges of creating a viable and sustainable emiratization program. Over the next three issues. We will follow the career challenges of a newly graduated national – Hamad – to demonstrate best practice in training, retaining and optimizing the performance of national employees.

To Train or Not to Train?

Training is one of the most used interventions to upgrade national employees’ skills, knowledge, and abilities. However, in most organizations, employees are sent to training without being told what is expected of them prior to the training and they are not debriefed properly at the conclusion of the training program. Additionally, training action plans are often ignored and neglected despite their importance to both organization and individual – Part 1 of 2.