Dr. Ashraf Elsafty | Consulting .. Scientific Research and Strategy Development.
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Urbanizing world though research and consultation, using blended mix of Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods, relatively for each case to better represent the problem and empower solving it. Building capacity of a unique firm fulfilling client requirements.

How we do it


Our ready packaged solutions formulated and shaped after long time and repeated deployment of regular services offered to our clients.

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Scientific research activities, including academic efforts aligned with industry and community needs, related to strategy and management for the welfare of our clients.

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Diversified and integrated team, empowered by a wide range of skills that fits our clients' needs.

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Our services are tailored around client's needs and requirements, powered by our experience and gained knowledge.

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What we offer for postgraduate (MBA/Master/DBA/Doctoral) candidates for their thesis/dissertation development ..  

  • Guide participant in research structure/format according to the research structure/outline as per his academic guidelines.
  • Review of literature readings and to help at research design including the development of the theoretical framework, research assumptions and limitations.
  • Consult on QUAL/QUAN/Mixed methodology to be used, and sampling design.
  • Review the data collection method and data analysis strategy.
  • Help formulating the final research findings and conclusions.
  • Follow-up on the supervisor’s feedback to make sure that it is incorporated in the research.
  • Meet the candidate individually or in group, at frequent intervals (1 effective hour per session) to discuss and guide on the topic.
  • Give feedback on the progress and quality of the work.
  • Act as a regulator to make sure that research is aligned with academic standards.
  • Clarify any intellectual misunderstanding that might occur between supervisor & the candidate.

As well recognized definition of ‘Internship’, we do offer the same relatively with different focus and experience. After comprehensive and rigorous selection process, candidate will have the chance to be exposed to our experience and knowledge using hands-on and closely coaching process, gaining knowledge on our major area of expertise. With Major focus on Research and Strategy related projects and tasks.

Whereas, our close knowledge transfer process reflects directly on the capacity leverage of the candidate throughout the internship time and tasks.

We offer different types of internships, based on the nature and period of the projects and tasks.

  • Type 1 : ‘Research’ oriented internship, candidate will join research project to learn and share experience conducting scientific research projects.
  • Type 2 : ‘Strategy’ oriented internship, candidate will join strategy project to learn and share experience conducting strategic analysis, formulation, and implementation projects.

SMART Consulting, where we deliver:

  • Strategy Consultancy – bringing strategy alive in organizations.
  • Change Consultancy – generating ideas for real sustainable change.
  • Leadership Consulting – challenging conventional thinking.
  • Talent Management – aligning strategy with individual choice.
  • Coaching with Consulting – supporting individuals, teams and organizations.
  • Case studies, challenging management and team members.
  • Tolerant customized fees per consultation.

Scientific research consultancy, covering research center development and management.

Clients usually use market researches and feasibility studies, even more, asks for consultation from time to time, yet, some of the client needs might not be covered using the previous methods, as it might be of a more complicated issue that can’t be solved nor answered with such stated methods and tools.

Here comes the need for research, either by training our client on how to conduct research, coaching them on the research steps, or furthermore, build jointly their research capacity by starting a research center internally.

In such a case, we usually recommend our clients to follow the below mentioned steps, as we support them to:

  • Select the most qualified talents at their capacity.
  • Join advanced research methods course, covering quantitative and qualitative skills.
  • Coach the client research team on the early new research projects.
  • Set the client research map, projects, and deliverables.
  • Follow a mid to long term coaching and follow up plan to insure research center succession.

YouTube Channel - Samples

شرح مفاهيم مناهج البحث العلمي

Research 1st Progress 3/3 Research Proposal  تصور مبدئي .                      Documentation using #APA  توثيق المراجعات والمصادر من الادبيات العلمية

Research 1st Progress 1/3 Proposal  مكونات تصور مبدئي .                                   Title Selection – Research Methods اختيار وتحديد العنوان


:: Journal Publications ::

  • Elsafty, A., & Seddek, A. (2022). Investigating the Critical Success Factors of Excellence Model Implementation in the Public Sector “Egypt Government Excellence Award.”. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 10(3), 24-45. https://doi.org/10.11114/ijsss.v10i3.5459
  • Elsafty, A., & Shaarawy, M. (2022). Enhancing Performance of Mwasalat Misr Company in Greater Cairo-Egypt during COVID-19 Pandemic. International Business Research, 15(3), 31-45. https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v15n3p31
  • Elsafty, A., & Elzeftawy, A. (2022). Towards Effective Mitigation of the Digital Transformation and COVID-19 Risk on the Unemployment in Mobile Operators in Egypt. International Journal of Business and Management, 17(2), 123-144. https://doi.org/10.5539/ijbm.v17n2p123
  • Elsafty, A., & Shafik, L. (2022). The Impact of Job Stress on Employee’s Performance at one of Private Banks in Egypt during COVID-19 Pandemic. International Business Research, 15(2), 24-39. https://doi.org/10.5539/ibr.v15n2p24

:: Doctoral Degree Dissertation – Supervisor ::

  • The impact of CSR on organizational Performance Islamic Turkish banks model, by Abdelaziz Tahon, supervised by Dr. Ashraf Elsafty, American International Theism University, Florida-USA, February 2022. 
  • The New Era of Digital Transformation and COVID-19 Effect on The Employment in Mobile Operators in Egypt, by Ahmed Elzeftawy, supervised by Dr. Ashraf Elsafty, UBIS School of Business, Rome-Italy, May 2021.

SessionRM1 BasicsRM2 FundamentalsRM3 QuantitativeRM4 QualitativeRM5 Mixed Methods
Obj.Level 1 All Students General introduction to Research Methods  Level 2 Master Students Mandatory Scientific Research steps developing Deductive Applied Research.Level 3 Master/Doctoral Students Intermediate  Level 4 Master/Doctoral Students AdvancedLevel 5 Doctoral Advanced
1Introduction to Scientific investigation. Thinking as Researcher.How to formulate problem definition. Using 9 Elements Framework. Formulating Conceptual Model  Thesis & Papers Reviews. Measurement of variables. Operationalization. Measurement Scaling Reliability & Validity.Dissertation & Papers Reviews Research Philosophies, Approaches, and DesignsDissertation & Papers Reviews Research Philosophies, Approaches, and Designs
2Scientific Research Approaches & TypesCharacteristics versus Hallmarks of Scientific ResearchQuantitative Data Collection Sources & Methods.  Qualitative Data Collection Sources & Methods.  QN & QL Data Collection. Triangulation.
3Language of ResearchComprehensive Literature Review process. Writing with Scientific Styles (APA, …)QuestionnairesCase Study Narrative Research Action Research  Mixed Methods Approaches, and Designs.
4How to search for science.Research Design.
Elements of research designs.
Sampling. Sample Design.Grounded Theory Meta-AnalysisAnalyzing QN & QL Data.
5Introduction to APAFormulating Theoretical Framework Types of Variables Hypothetical Statements.Quantitative Data Analysis & Interpretation.  The Research Paper/Report.Quantitative Data Analysis & Interpretation.  The Research Paper/Report.Reporting & Presenting Mixed Methods Conclusions


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