Dr. Mohamed Ramady

Dr. Mohamed Ramady is a former senior banker and Professor of Finance and Economics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran.

Latest published

The temptation to bend the rules and break the law

From time to time, we hear of price-fixing scandals, whether it is Libor rates or the future commodity trades in uncertain times. Can this be eradicated?

June 14, 2022

Making sense of a tsunami of big data

Managing a tsunami of personal information presents firms with new challenges and opens a Pandora’s box on whether harvesting big data is a legitimate exercise, or one that pushes society into Big Brother territory.

May 22, 2022

Why apprentices need to learn on the job

For far too long, apprenticeships have been seen as the poor relation to formal degrees, even though firms hire from both qualifications. Given the boom in megaprojects

May 15, 2022

Do CEOs shape corporate culture, or is it vice-versa?

Many workers who have changed jobs or have changed career paths, often face an intriguing question of comparing their new company with their old one. What is company culture, and is this shaped by a dominant CEO or is there an intrinsic corporate culture that has shaped the boss?

May 04, 2022

Progressive corporate cultures lead companies to either triumph or disaster

People often make the understandable assumption that financial crises are largely due to problems around liquidity and debt, rather than a crisis of culture.

April 20, 2022

Building a brand is like walking a tightrope that has no end

Consumers around the world, and none more so than shoppers in the Gulf, are obsessed with brands.

April 16, 2022