RJ launches its leadership programme
Royal Jordanian (RJ) chairman of the board of directors Suleiman Al-Hafez has opened the leadership programme on launched by RJ to improve employees' skills and to tap into RJ's expertise in the regional and global airline industry.
Present at the opening of the programme were RJ CEO/President Captain Suleiman Obeidat and members of the executive management.
Captain Suleiman Obeidat stressed that RJ is pinning hopes on this programme, organised and designed in cooperation with the chairman’s advisor, Dr. Majdi Sabri, which aims at changing the corporate culture in order to enhance efficiency and productivity, control costs, increase revenues and improve the skills of employees who are the future leaders of the company.
He also said that RJ will exert all efforts to improve its human resources who can, based on science and best practices, maintain the airline’s competitive position regionally and globally.
Sabri, who will be supervising the programme, said its main objective is to bring about systematic change to upgrade RJ’s competitive capabilities by investing in distinguished employees who will take RJ to a better future. He also stressed the importance of planning for the future by engaging the second line of management and involving it in leading the company.
The first phase of the programme works with 47 employees divided into several teams. The participants were selected based on their efficiency, achievements, keenness to improve their skills and their teamwork.
Sabri said that participants will receive intensive and instructive information that will qualify them during a three-month period to develop the work methods at RJ. They will have to deliver practical projects in different areas of work to be implemented.