Category Archives: FYM Events

Feed Your Mind Oman – Agency Costs and Corporate Governance Mechanisms, Wednesday

This seminar will discuss the potential role of corporate governance mechanisms in reducing the conflict within the corporation. It will start by discussing the main type of conflict within or outside the corporation, and will look at the reasons for such conflicts as well as discussing the definition of corporate governance. The seminar will also highlight the agency conflicts in emerging economies and discuss...

Feed Your Mind in Bahrain “Real Option Games: Theory and Practice”, Thursday 19t

Food for thought. Feed your mind. FYM events are the ideal forum for your company and its executives to interact with business professionals. What will we take out from the event? Hot business issues – bite sized Learn about the latest topics from a leading authority Can be seen as a break out and brain storming session Hear about international experiences Discuss and resolve...

Feed Your Mind Oman “Saving the Planet While Making a Profit – The Business

Mr John Munro Hull University Business School Date: 21st May Wednesday Timing 10.30 am -12.30 Venue: Best Western Premium Hotel (Muscat) Many business executives think sustainable investment is an unnecessary on-cost to their organisation. Not only that, but the investment is seen as primarily a public relations gesture, rather than an effort to create added value and long term wealth generation. John Munro’s talk...

Retail Logistics: The Key to Successful Retail Marketing and Sales – Professor Dav

The Omani retail sector represents 8.7% of Oman’s GDP in 2010 with revenues of RO 1.94 billion and the sector’s offering is predicted to grow rapidly by 33% over 18 months from the beginning of 2012 to mid-2013. Such economic activity requires appropriate retail logistics structures and systems underlying the sector. This presentation will reflect upon a decade’s research of logistics in the retail...

Next generation supply chain management: issues, challenges and scenario planning with E

Hull University Business School 11 October from 11.00 to 13.00 at the Diplomat Radisson The next-generation supply chain is a network of all the entities in the extended supply chain, from product design and development to procurement and sourcing, supply and demand matching, logistics and distribution, sales force automation, and customer support. Achieving success depends on configuring the right logistics network, engaging in the...

Relationship-based approaches to leadership: toward a new era of organising – Prof

22nd November 2012 from 10.30 – 13.00 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat Sohar Hall, Muscat Most leadership theory is based on the assumption that relationships between group members and their leader are so similar that leader behaviour can be conceptualised in terms of an ‘average’ style across the group as a whole. An alternative approach, Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) theory, suggests that superior-subordinate relations...

Financial innovation and banking risks with Dr Alper Kara (Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Hull University Business School 22nd November 2012 from 11.00 to 13.00 in the Synicate Room at the Diplomat Blu Radisson Hotel, Bahrain In the wake of the largest economic crisis in recent times many causes have been proposed for the turmoil. At the centre of the argument is global banks’ excessive risk-taking behaviour, especially through abundant lending, over-leveraging and dramatic expansion of financial innovation...

International Negotiating in Today’s Business Community

With a specialist in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour At the Intercontinental Hotel in Muscat on Thursday 3rd March 10:30am-1:30pm  It is generally recognised that trade is international and companies in countries like Bahrain and Saudi Arabia operate in an international market place. One of the key “languages” in that market place is “negotiating”. The word originated in the ancient Greek term for business...

The Triple Bottom Line – Making Sustainability Pay

Many businesses think sustainable investment will be an added on-cost to any organisation.  Not only that, but the investment is seen as primarily a public relations gesture, rather than an effort to create added value and long term wealth generation. John Munro’s talk will focus on the ways in which companies and public sector organisations can actually become more financially robust as a result...