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|Title:||Oilfield Services – the Abu Dhabi branch|
|Author(s):||Conchita Mary Fonseca (Full-time Instructor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)|
|Citation:||Conchita Mary Fonseca, "Oilfield Services – the Abu Dhabi branch", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection, (2011)|
|Keywords:||Corporate strategy, Human resource management, United Arab Emirates|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/20450621111110320 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Acknowledgements:||Disclaimer. This case is written solely for educational purposes and is not intended to represent successful or unsuccessful managerial decision making. The author/s may have disguised names; financial and other recognizable information to protect confidentiality.|
Subject area – Business strategy and human resource management.
Study level/applicability – Undergraduate Business and Management.
Case overview – This case spotlights Oilfield Services branch in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It focuses on various problems encountered whilst operating in Abu Dhabi. Oilfield Services was first established in Dubai in 1995, primarily to meet the growing demand of quality human resources in the oilfield, shipping, and fabrication sectors in the Middle East and Persian Gulf region. The case highlights the challenges of motivation and compensating staff and the importance of strategic decision making.
Expected learning outcomes – This case can be used to teach decision making, cost/benefit analysis, employee motivation, and compensation and elements relating to international business strategy.
Supplementary materials – A teaching note is available on request.
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