Engaged workplaces are essential to retaining Emiratis in private-sector jobs and meeting other key societal objectives, which include diversifying the country's economy and stemming rising unemployment.
Relatives of those killed in the Sandy Hook tragedy have asked people to spread kindness on its one-year anniversary. Americans are well-suited for the task. Most say they donated to charity (83%) or volunteered (65%) in the past year.
Americans are most likely to name dissatisfaction with government (21%), the economy in general (19%), and healthcare (17%) as the most important problems facing the country. Fewer now mention government than in the prior two months.
Americans now predict they will spend an average $740 on Christmas gifts, up slightly from their more budget-conscious $704 November estimate, but down from last year. This still points to limited holiday earnings gains for retailers.