El Safty

Shady El Safty

Shady is Quality Manager at General Motors China, Executive Director of ASQ-QMD Middle East, and founder of Auto-Dictionary. In 2012, Shady had been selected by Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) as recipient of “2012 Young Industry Leadership Award”

Shady’s strong work ethic is underscored by his commitment to education; he has a bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering and Master in Business Administration. He is Lean Six-Sigma Master Black Belt, and Red X Master.

Shady’s research is focused on continuous improvement process, Six-sigma, and Lean implementation. He has published several manuscripts in refereed journals and conferences. His latest book “Critical Success Factors of Six-sigma Implementation” had been published on March 2013.

The origins of quality management can be traced back thousands of years to the ancient world to the time of the Egyptians. The Pyramids, obelisks, grand tombs, and others are an evidence of strong quality management system. Here's what we can learn from them....Full Article »
Until recently, China's competitiveness was based on one key ingredient: an abundance of cheap, low-skilled labor, writes contributor Shady El Safty. But as market conditions change, is it time for the Dragon to get Lean? Here are 7 challenges for Lean transformation in China....Full Article »
Many organizations fail to properly structure and support continuous improvement initiatives, writes contributor Shady El Safty. If you want to succeed, here are 6 factors you can't afford to ignore....Full Article »
Want to make everyone in your company focused on delivering quality products and services? You have to start with the culture. Here are five essential ingredients to create a quality-focused culture....Full Article »
Want to develop a successful career in process improvement? 10 tips on how you can make it happen from Shady El Safty, Quality Manager at General Motors China....Full Article »