To further support 10X Initiative, Strategy & Corporate Excellence Department organized a workshop on how best to utilize working hours to maximize productivity in the workplace. The 10X initiative aims to fortify Dubai’s position as a leader in innovation and place it 10 years a head of other cities. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the ’10X’ initiative at the fifth annual World Government Summit, bearing testament to Dubai’s efforts directed towards building a better future.
Dr. Tommy Weir, the international expert on creativity lectured the audience and introduced them to a new methodology in innovation and creativity.
He said supporting creativity should be a priority for governments, and he called for more attention and focus to be given to knowledge sector.
“Over the past years, Dubai has taken great steps towards developing a knowledge-based economy. Today knowledge-based economies are dependent on creative people with high education qualifications. Creating the conditions to foster intellectual capabilities that contribute to an accelerated pace of technical and scientific advancement, is a top priority for the government” he added.