Management and Strategic Flexibility: The Moderating Role of E-Readiness in Bahrain

Management and Strategic Flexibility: The Moderating Role of E-Readiness in Bahrain’

Government authorities are vulnerable to external threats over which they have no control, however, it is possible to manage the impacts of these threats if the capacity and strategic flexibility to crisis manage are put in place to mitigate potential outcomes: e-readiness lies at the centre of this approach. Given the multiple and diverse aspects to crisis management, what might enhance the relationship between crisis management and strategic flexibility and how is Bahrain’s e-readiness placed to respond?

The webinar was presented by Dr. Sh. Mohamed bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Head of Monitoring & Evaluation at the Directorate of Crime Prevention, Ministry of Interior, on Wednesday 28th July at 11am (Bahrain-time).


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Dr. Shaikh Mohamed Bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Head of Monitoring & Evaluation, Directorate of Crime Prevention, Ministry of Interior

Dr. Shaikh Mohamed Bin Hamad Al Khalifa is currently the Head of Monitoring & Evaluation in the Directorate of Crime Prevention in the Ministry of Interior under the Public Security’s Community Affairs General Directorate, this is his second year as the head since May 2019. Previously he was posted to the Joint Counter Terrorism Centre under the General Directorate of Operations and Training as a Specialist and Project Manager and gained much experience in the operations and training field. He is also an instructor at the Royal Police Academy where he teaches subjects such as (Introduction to Project Management, Strategic Leadership, etc), previous to that he was in Customs Affairs as a Specialist and promoted to Strategic Coordinator in the Customs Strategy 2017-2020.

Mahmood Abdulghaffar Analyst


Mahmood Abdul Ghaffar

Research Associate, Derasat

Mahmood is a Research Associate with the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) since September 2011 and currently works in the Strategic and International Studies Department. Mahmood’s research interests include international geopolitics, Arab Gulf-China relations, Middle East regional security and Arab Gulf-Sino relations. He completed the First Deputy Prime Minister Fellowship Program in 2017. Mahmood previously worked as an intern with the United Nations Development Program and Ernst & Young. He has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Sharjah, UAE, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the American University in Washington DC.

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