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Thousands of teams applied to compete in this year's energy track of the Hult Global Case Challenge. The winning team from New York University in Abu Dhabi shares its proposal
April 29, 2012
The Life: Q&A: Mark Batey, of Manchester Business School, discusses why many leaders talk about getting innovative - even if they do not actually know how to follow through.
A team of students from Abu Dhabi including Neil Parmar, a business reporter for The National, has won a global business case challenge that aims to illuminate 1 million households in Africa through solar-powered lamps.
The Life: MBA students often pour over business case studies that others have written. But a few students have created their own based on companies with exemplary practises in the GCC.
April 27, 2012
The Life: Meet John Kao, or as The Economist likes to call him, "Mr Creativity." He discusses what jazz has to do with innovation ahead of a performance and talk in Abu Dhabi.
April 25, 2012
A team from New York University - Abu Dhabi stands a 1 in 6 chance of winning $1 million to help a charitable group called SolarAid. Here is how technology helped get us to the global finals of the Hult Global Case Challenge.
April 24, 2012
Shawn Frank is no stranger to the Microsoft Imagine Cup, one of the world's biggest student technology competitions.
A growing group of reality TV shows are testing, training and funding entrepreneurs to become architects of their own futures. We look at some of the biggest, and a new one from the UAE.
The Life: Q&A: Every company knows customer service is crucial. But how do executives measure where service is at, and beat their competitors in this game?
Fame. Prize money. Long-term fortune? Numerous business and entrepreneurship competitions have sprung up in the UAE. We meet some of the contestants.
Q&A: Numerous business schools and organisations now boast entrepreneurship challenges for residents of the UAE. But what purpose do these contests really serve?
Thousands of volunteers who helped bring more Arabic content to Twitter now have their sights set on doing the same for other popular Web sites.
April 23, 2012
Yahoo says it will continue to invest in Arabic content for its websites in the Middle East, despite a global round of layoffs that has hit this region as well.
The Life: Hussain Al Nowais is the chairman of the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development. He discusses what kinds of ideas are needed to access the organisation's rich pool of funding assistance, training and mentoring.
April 20, 2012
The Life: Setting up the culinary outlets at a new hotel requires plenty of prep work. John Cordeaux, executive chef of the Fairmont Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, discusses his recruitment strategies for finding new talent.
April 19, 2012
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid marks 100-day countdown to Expo 2020 Dubai
Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak launches Women, Peace and Security Centre of Excellence
UAE then and now: Hilton, the hotel that brought air-conditioned luxury to the dunes of Al Ain
Leaked UN report lays bare catastrophic effects of climate change
UAE salaries: What are the best entry-level jobs and how much do they pay?