Humans in UAE are centerpiece of sustainable development process, says Sheikh Nahyan – News


A digitally augmented workplace accelerates productivity and improves human resource management

Published: Mon 04 Jul 2022, 09:27 PM

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Cabinet Member and Minister for Tolerance and Coexistence, asserted that human capital development in the UAE comes first in the interests of rational leadership.

He pointed out that the human being in the country is the most precious wealth and has always remained at the center of the process of sustainable development that the country is experiencing in various fields.

This happened during the inauguration of the “International HR Conference” on the theme of the HR metaverse, organized by Blue Ocean Corporation in Dubai.

Sheikh Nahyan also added that the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will continue to succeed in creating a vibrant, balanced and peaceful society that focuses on strengthening institutional infrastructure and improving quality of life for the whole of society. members.

He pointed out that a digitally enhanced workplace accelerates productivity and improves human resource management, adding that organizations should focus on the proper development of Metaverse not only for economic success, but also for well-being. overall of the organization.

Dr. Sathya Menon, Group CEO of Blue Ocean Corporation, said, “The shift to the digital HR paradigm is helping organizations optimize human resources more effectively through social, analytics and cloud technologies.

He added, “Metaverse is the next game-changing thing guiding the future of workspaces and the IHRC aims to explore the endless possibilities that leaders can benefit from.

The conference, which took place at the Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, saw the presence of several dignitaries such as Sheikh Awad Bin Mohammed bin Sheikh Mujrin, Managing Director of Emirates Travelers Club; Sheikh Mohammed Sultan M Al Qassimi, Head of Government Relations and Monitoring Sub-section, SEWA; Sheikh Abdul Aziz Bin Rashed Al Nuaimi; Timur Abdilghalil, Consul General of the Kyrgyz Republic, and Victor Haruta, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova among many others.

“This conference successfully combined the capabilities of HR and technology and explored the intricacies of behavior of individuals, teams and organizations, using cutting-edge technology and best practices,” said Abdul Azeez, President of the Blue Ocean Corporation group.

The event also saw Sheikh Nahyan chairing the prestigious IHRC Awards which celebrated exemplary industry leadership.

While Dr. Jasim Al Ali, Deputy Managing Director of Corporate Sector and Managing Director of Happiness and Wellbeing at Dubai Media Incorporated, and Habib Wehbi, Chairman of W Ventures, won the ‘Innovative Leader of the Year and “Inspirational Leader of the Year” respectively, Fatima Obaid Humaid Almheiri, Director of Human Resources at the Ministry of Health, won the “Leadership in Transformational Excellence” award.

Other winners included Aysha Sulaiman, HR Director of RAKEZ Group, for “Women HR Leader of the Year” and Balaji Narayanan, Head of Media Buying at BPN Media, for “Strategic Support Leader of the Year”.

Director of the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, received the “Most Influential Leader of the Year” award for his valuable contribution to empowering businesses and communities.

Mohamed Al Ali, Group Vice President of Blue Ocean Corporation, said, “We are extremely happy and humbled to see the overwhelming response we received for this mega HR event. 2022 by the best HR and tech minds.”

2022 has become the year of the Metaverse and given its potential to bring about breakthrough experiences, more and more brands are investing in technology, and Blue Ocean by facilitating new terrains of transformation and HR solutions through this event will in the right direction.

About Blue Ocean Corporation: Founded in 1998, Blue Ocean Corporation is an award-winning organization recognized for excellence, quality and innovative services. Based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the group has grown significantly over two decades and provides high-end solutions to clients in various verticals – training, consultancy, conferences, recruitment and internships. Winner of Superbrands, Great Place to Work, Best Workplaces in the UAE and more, Blue Ocean caters to a diverse client portfolio and boasts a global community of over 100,000 alumni in over 12 countries with a strong presence in the MENA region and the Indian sub-region. continent.


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