Nick-Pattison
    Nick  Pattison

    Muscat Daily Columnist

    Nick Pattison has been in Oman for 16 years. Retired from Shell, he is a former management consultant and is on the board of several companies. He specialises in board governance, organisation structure and strategy development.

The key themes
    May 11, 2015

Since this is my last article in the series, I would like to indulge myself a little by summarising some key themes.

Managing critical issues
    April 28, 2015

A wise Board regularly evaluates potential threats to the business.

Starting a Business
    April 13, 2015

Many people like the idea of starting their own business. They see it as a road to independence and perhaps riches. 

Four Key Questions
    March 30, 2015

There are a number of really key questions to ask yourself when reviewing your organisation:

Leadership in Companies (continued)
    March 16, 2015

In my previous article I was discussing what necessary conditions had to exist for a company to be a leader. Of course a company is not human: it is composed of people. It takes its direction from the man or woman at the top.