24 April, 2006

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum's New Book: My Vision - Challenges In The Race For Excellence

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum's New Book: My Vision - Challenges In The Race For Excellence

A new book, ‘My Vision — Challenges in the Race for Excellence’, highlighting the breathtaking development of Dubai was launched by Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, here yesterday.

It was published by Motivate Publishing, Dubai and The Arab Institute for Research and Publication, Beirut. According to the co-publishers, the book is a unique and detailed account of the exceptional development of Dubai and the vision behind the outstanding accomplishments, that included transforming the UAE and Dubai from their role as a regional powerhouse to their new and advanced role as international economic and financial centres. The attainment of these high rates of growth, according to them, was accomplished by way of providing excellence in services and industry.

One of the most important features of the book, they noted, is the simplicity with which the author approaches complex subjects such as vision, leadership, state management, enhancement of skills, and expertise in human resources that played a paramount role in constantly pushing development in Dubai to new heights.

The English version of the book will be published soon. The book contains 13 chapters in five parts, plus introduction and conclusion, as well as a brief bibliography on the jacket.

Brief Editorial Review: Described by reviewers as one of the most important books published in the Middle East in the past 50 years, the book is primarily about development, as four of the five sections carry the word ‘development’ in their titles. In his book, the author reveals, for the first time, the ‘secrets’ that made the emirate of Dubai one of the most astounding development phenomena in the world.

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum's New Book: My Vision - Challenges In The Race For Excellence

The book is dedicated to UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum presented Sheikh Khalifa with the first copy of his new book.

I just purchased a copy of the Arabic version of this book and I can tell from the reviews that it is going to be a great experience for me to travel inside Sheikh Mohammed's mind. Sorry Grapeshisha for rewriting the same topic you just posted ... I just wanted to share the pictures and more detailes about the book with everybody! :)

Read Also:
Mohammed’s book launched (Sheikh Mohammed Official Website)
Khalifa receives first copy of Mohammed’s book (Sheikh Mohammed Official Website)
Shaikh Mohammed’s new book focuses on Dubai’s astounding development (Khaleej Times)


rvd said...

let's be honest here, that picture is not very flattering.
(& by that i mean the picture on the cover)if they used his offical picture,i think it would have been much better.

el condo said...

A better picture would surely have suited the book even more, but it seems a minor point. I'm sure the Arabic and English versions will be a total sellout. Motivate's definitely onto a good thing.

Anonymous said...

el condo, after thinking it over, u r correct, but i had to give my 2 fils worth. anyway, am waiting to get english version so i can send to my friends.

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