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Active Management and the Challenge of Change

Management Is a Spectrum Active management lives in the healthy middle of a spectrum which has anemic absent management on one side and suffocating micromanagement on the other.    Absent managers fail to adequately interact with their staff, and provide little in the way of guidance, mentorship, or feedback so employees are left unsupported and… read more →




The Tenets of Process (Re-)Design

Trindent’s approach to profit improvement is based on solving complex problems, where we drive improvements in three key areas: Process, which refers to the way things are done; Systems, the tools used to manage a business; and Behaviors, the actions taken based on information provided by the System. This article will focus on processes, which… read more →




Forward to Basics

The expression “back to basics” suggests there is an advantage to focusing on simple, fundamental ideas before getting wrapped up in new, overly complicated ones. In today’s business world, there’s no shortage of new, refined, or re-purposed methods, practices, principles, tools, and techniques in every industry.  However, when communicating and making business decisions, it’s important not to… read more →




Increasing Executive Engagement On Improvement Projects

“How to Win Friends and Influence People” is perhaps the most well known self-help book ever sold. While Trindent doesn’t offer guidance on making friends, we coach our clients on how to ‘manage up’ effectively and exert influence, particularly when it comes to executive engagement in continuous improvement initiatives.  This article will focus on three… read more →




Why Digitization Doesn’t Solve Everything

It’s exciting to think of the opportunities technology has created over the last several decades, and to imagine how many more are still untapped and underutilized.   One of the most significant changes technology advancement has had on business has been the digitization of information and the analytic and communicative power it brought with it…. read more →




Lean Concepts For Knowledge Workers

The core idea of “Lean” is widely recognized even by those who don’t know the terminology.  The fundamental objective of Lean is to create and maximize value while eliminating waste.  It’s a principle aimed at optimizing the people, resources, efforts, and energy of an organization with the goal of creating maximum value for its customer…. read more →




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