(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The document highlights the efforts and achievements of first- and second-generation leaders in laying the foundations of a modern country.
what is the uae’s concept of leadership? how does the country seek to grow future leaders so that the tradition of excellence is continued?
the answers can be found in the first report of the knowledge and policies council (kpc) titled uae leadership school.
released by the mohammed bin rashid school of government the report outlines the ways in which leadership is delivered.
recording the issues and ideas discussed during the kpc’s first meeting in march the document highlights the efforts and achievements of first- and second-generation leaders in laying the foundations of a modern country. chronicling the role and best practices of key executive administrators it sheds light on the leadership programmes available in the uae.
it also focuses on the need to periodically assess these programmes at individual institutional and government levels with the criteria including efficiency productivity effectiveness and sustainability.
dr ali sebaa al marri executive president at mohammed bin rashid school of government said the report would serve as a definitive resource for students in the uae. and government entities wishing to contribute to the leadership building process of the nation. it would also benefit residents and entrepreneurs interested in learning about best practices in leadership.
“this report is the first of a series that will be issued by the kpc on topics that will be announced over successive months” he said.
“articulating the insights and recommendations of experts such as government officials and executives who participate in kpc meetings the reports will serve as a ready reckoner for stakeholders engaged in shaping a knowledge environment that benefits all citizens and residents of the uae.”
dr al marri also said the reports would be equally valuable to international entities seeking to learn from the uae’s leadership experiences.
the kpc provides insights into and recommendations on areas that impact the cooperation and development of government performance while enhancing personal and institutional communication to facilitate intra-governmental relations.
the mohammed bin rashid school of government is committed to promoting good governance in the uae and the arab world through improving leadership skills in the field of public policy formulation.
the first kpc meeting was attended by ali rashid al ketbi chairman of abu dhabi tawteen council and member of mohammed bin rashid school of government’s board of trustees dr al marri and abdulla al basti director-general of the executive office of his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai.