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Using Corporate Governance to enhance SME resilience

In an insightful article on Corporate Governance principles in the SME market segment in the GCC region Carla Koffel explores the possibilities and potential of applying Corporate Governance principles in SMEs and how it can improve the country’s ‘ease of doing business’ scores.

Carla Koffel is the Executive Director of Pearl Initiative – a Gulf business–led organisation promoting a corporate culture of accountability and transparency as a driver of competitiveness and sustainable economic growth across the Persian Gulf region of the Middle East.

The author concludes  that in today’s unpredictable and disruptive economy, sustainable business health must be the number one concern for every SME. And adopting corporate governance is a direct way to drive positive change that can boost any organisation’s competitiveness and become more attractive for investors and lenders.

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