For Immediate Release
Milwaukee, Wis., March 5, 2012 — ASQ Global and the Dubai Quality Group have signed an agreement designed to further the cause of quality worldwide and share information to benefit the quality community.
The memorandum of understanding helps ASQ Global expand its presence in the Middle East, and pairs the Dubai Quality Group with the world’s leading quality community of experts and resources.
ASQ and the Dubai Quality Group will exchange information that will be published in both English and Arabic to benefit the members of the independent organizations, according to the agreement. The groups also will seek opportunities to host joint events, including workshops, seminars, conferences and award activities.
”This memorandum of understanding will provide benefits to both organizations’ members, while sharing resources that will help both groups grow in the United Arab Emirates,” said John T. Fowler, global managing director. ”We’re excited about the opportunity to further reach quality professionals in the Middle East, providing them with the tools and resources they need to be successful.”
The chairman of the Dubai Quality Group, Saleh Janeeh, acknowledges the agreement will help increase awareness of the quality movement in Dubai and will benefit the group’s members.
”Quality is everyone’s responsibility, and this agreement will help further develop the UAE as a center of excellence,” Janeeh said. ”Additionally, this understanding will provide our members with tools and resources that will help them improve quality in their personal and professional lives.”
About the Dubai Quality Group
In line with H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision of developing UAE as a center of excellence, the Dubai Quality Group was set up as a non-profit organization by the Dubai Department of Economic Development, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The Group offers many programs throughout the year with the objective of improving Quality of Service among its member organizations. It organizes various activities aimed at developing the professional and managerial expertise of the business community. With its close links with professional bodies and institutes, at both local and international levels, it provides an excellent environment for professionals to meet and exchange ideas, information and expertise for mutual benefit. For more information, visit www.dqg.org.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations, and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, and Mexico. Learn more about ASQ’s members, mission, technologies, and training at www.asq.org.