Rising to the (fitness) challenge


19 October, 2017

They say it takes 21 days to form a habit and to challenge a status-quo. At DP World, we love taking on a new, exciting challenge for our people. Our task? For employees to commit to 30 minutes of daily … Read More

‘Nothing changes, if nothing changes’ [Anon]

‘Nothing changes, if nothing changes’ [Anon]


8 October, 2017

There are a number of superb examples of how an organisation’s embrace of safety excellence has had a transformative effect on the organisation as a whole.  The focus on safety excellence in  ALCOA under Paul O’Neil (as described in ‘The … Read More

The UAE’s journey from knowledge importer to exporter

The UAE’s journey from knowledge importer to exporter


18 July, 2017

Modern economies are increasingly built around knowledge and the UAE has been planning for a post-oil knowledge economy for decades. Attracting global expertise was Phase I for the UAE. Now, the country has matured to the point it is able … Read More

Enabling Innovation

Enabling Innovation


1 June, 2017

Ten years ago when I started working in the container terminal business I learned what to do by shadowing my colleagues; picking up their skills – and faults – in a world of ‘we’ve always done it this way.’ I … Read More