The Department of Positive Energy at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai) has recognized 65 of its employees through its '365 days of positivity' initiative to the end of September.
The department is reputed to be the first of its kind in the UAE and the region. Inaugurated in July, it is intended aims to foster positive thinking. It produces methods to increase positivity amongst the Directorate's employees. The employees are thus enabled to create the congenial and highly productive working environment for themselves. The department is headed by Lieutenant Ali Al Sharif.
Mohammed Sultan Bin Thani, Organizational Excellence Consultant at the GDRFA-Dubai, said that the new department develops the ideas put forward by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, regarding the importance of positive energy to success.
He said the GDRFA-Dubai made a conscious effort to apply the idea of positive thinking, and that's how the department was born. He added: "Positive energy has become part of many workplaces, but we are probably the only or one of the only organizations which created a department that is dedicated to actively finding ways and creating initiatives to promote positive energy. A happy employee is more productive, and this is what the department aims to do."