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Hassan Ali Juma
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  1. "."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    ABC is a leading Arab bank

    Cons

    Losses incurred in the past

    Advice to Management

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Bank Management and strategy"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Great work life balance
    - Decent compensation
    - Bahrain is a fairly comfortable and cheap place to live in.
    - The bank takes care of its employees.

    Cons

    - Leadership is extremely weak
    - Nationality bias in the selection of senior management (a heavy glass ceiling seen)
    - Originality of thinking and creativity are not encouraged much.

    Advice to Management

    - Change the incentive and promotion structure for the bank.
    - Remove nationality and other biases in selection of senior management.
    - Senior management should not blindly follow the advice of some western consultants who take them for a ride.

  3. "little mundane in terms of work environment, however people willing to support one another whole way through..."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    family style organization, very personal no bureaucracy, good learning curves and talented individuals in which to learn from...

    Cons

    very slow at times, boring work environment, working styles old fashioned. working hours mish smashed with 8am starts and 4pm finishes with no lunch break. people always being away within the firm on trips and holidays. cost cutting made very obvious within the firm and ridiculously

    Advice to Management

    value employers who present great competence, include junior level people in the work more rather than giving very tedious tasks which do not spark any excitement and rigor.


  4. "Arab Banking Corp"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President
    Former Employee - Vice President
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Established bank, renowned shareholders, vary of products and services offered

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, not focused, should take care of their human talents

    Advice to Management

    Need to be more open to ideas and keep an open mind