Dubai: Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday visited the Human Resources Accelerators Lab organised by the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) to develop plans and initiatives in support of Dubai Plan 2021.
The Human Resources Accelerators Lab follows the fourth Government Innovation Labs held last month by the Dubai Executive Council.
Abdullah Ali Bin Zayed Al Falasi, DGHR director-general, briefed Shaikh Maktoum on the new ideas and proposals for enhancing government operations and increasing the efficiency and productivity of the public sector.
The lab explored innovative systems that can motivate employees and improve their productivity and performance. The lab also discussed the Dubai government’s future human capital requirements and ways to identify competencies and skills required in the future through strategic planning.
The participants discussed legislations governing human resources in the Dubai government, and a range of other issues including the flexibility of HR regulations and bylaws, ways to attract and retain talent, employment-contracting procedures, salary and compensation, performance appraisal and promotion, flexible time, working hours and telework.
The lab also discussed other issues including the enhancement of the corporate culture by building teamwork, ways to improve team bonding and corporate loyalty, ensuring fairness, transparency and accountability and enhancing corporate competitiveness.