Why we want to know your opinions

We'd greatly appreciate your opinions and unique perspective on an issue that is very important to employers here in Bahrain. As a management consulting organization dedicated to improving productivity in the workplace here in Bahrain, we have a very short survey for you. It will only take about 5 minutes but will contribute greatly to the understanding some critical issues facing employers here. I want to assure you that the information will remain
confidential. As a token of our appreciation for your time we would like to send you a brief Executive Summary of this study.

* 1. In a recent GCC survey of employers these skills were rated as the most important for people to have. Please rate these in terms of importance to your organisation for your managers to have.

  extremely important very important fairly important not very important not at all important
Communication skills
Interpersonal abilities
Leadership and management skills
Planning and organising
Problem solving
Reasoning
Creativity

* 2. and for your general staff to have?

  extremely important very important fairly important not very important not at all important
Communication skills
Interpersonal abilities
Leadership and management skills
Planning and organising
Problem solving
Reasoning
Creativity

* 3. How do you rate your Bahraini managers in relation to the skills outlined in the list below

  excellent very good good fair poor
Communication skills
Interpersonal abilities
Leadership and management skills
Planning and organising
Problem solving
Reasoning
Creativity

* 4. And now for your other Bahraini staff members how do you rate them in terms of effectiveness in the following skills?

  excellent very good good fair poor
Communication skills
Interpersonal abilities
Leadership and management skills
Planning and organising
Problem solving
Reasoning
Creativity

* 5. If you could 'gift' your Bahraini staff with three skills what would they be?

  Select 3
Communication skills
Interpersonal abilities
Leadership and management skills
Planning and organising
Problem solving
Reasoning
Creativity

* 6. What kind of technology skills do you need for people in your organisation? Please specify in the box below

* 7. So that we know something about you please click on all headings that best describe you

* 8. Please rate (the majority) of your Bahraini staff in relation to these descriptions

  always often most of the time rarely never N/A
Diligent
Enthusiastic
Motivated
Self-Confident
Flexible
Positive
Self starter
Willing to learn
Able to plan
Effective communicator

* 9. Now thinking of your expatriate staff please rate (the majority) in relation to these descriptions

  always often most of the time rarely never N/A
Diligent
Enthusiastic
Motivated
Self-Confident
Flexible
Positive
Self starter
Willing to learn
Able to plan
Effective communicator

* 10. Please choose the three most critical skills for young people to have in the workplace.

  Select 3
Critical thinking
Interpersonal
Team
Leadership
Problem solving
Technology
Communication
Commercial realities
Creativity
Ability to learn

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