Prof Ir. Dr Sha’ri M. Yusof received his degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Miami and a Masters of Science in Integrated Quality Systems from University of Birmingham and Doctor of Philosophy with a focus on TQM for small manufacturing business from the University of Birmingham. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) and a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). He has served UTM as a Professor of Quality Engineering and Management . Having graduated from the USA, he spent one year training in Body Assembling in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Japan. Upon completion of the training, he was involved in the beginning years in Proton (Malaysian National Car) in the Body Assembling Section, and later in the Quality Control Department. He joined UTM in 1990 and currently supervising many research projects both at PhD and master level in topics relating to Quality Management, Robust Quality Engineering, Sustainability, Lean Manufacturing, and Industrial Engineering. He has published over 100 papers in national and international journals and conferences. Besides writing, he has been involved in training a number of organizations including Proton, IWK, Hitachi Chemical, Mitsubishi in various topics of Quality Engineering, ISO 9001, Industrial Engineering, and Project Management. He is currently heading a research project on developing a theoretical framework for lean adoption in Malaysian companies.