Cadre Operating Model
Our business strategy to attain and sustain exceptional results. The CADRE Operating Model is a behavior-based, leadership-centric, operating “way” that enables us to create greater value for our customers and stakeholders. It guides how we work, innovate, solve problems, improve and engage with each other, customers and communities.
Leadership Capability & Management Processes
Growth & Innovation
With an extensive – and growing – portfolio of brands, we are a leading global provider of innovative safety and survivability products.
Bringing Strategy to Life
Our senior management team have a proven track record of creating shareholder value.
Daily Customer Focus
First responders and federal agencies rely on Cadre’s products. Our products save lives and we take that responsibility seriously.
Success is dependent on the engagement of our organization. We pursue the idea of better every day through focus on learning, ownership, shared expectations and community involvement.
We believe in a model of excellence, which is supported by lean tools, variability reduction, and Kaizen methodology.
We employ 2000+ associates who share our creed: Together, We Save Lives.
Excellence Maturity Model
The Cadre Excellence Maturity is the leadership operating model supported by lean tools, variability reduction tools and Kaizen methodology. It starts with leadership behaviors and the engagement of every person within the organization in pursuit of the idea of “better every day”.
|Row Description||Fundamentals||Building Capability||Excellence|
|Leadership Behaviors||Solid foundation gained by mastering fundamentals||Achieve organizational alignment and engagement with additional tools||Expand the reach by full access to our toolkit|
|Tools||Daily Management||Lean Principles||Kaizen Tools|
|Tools||Problem Solving||5S||Growth Tools|
|Tools||MBR||Gemba Walks||Leadership Tools|
|Tools||Budget Processes||Operational Skills Matrix||Tool Kit (21+ tools)|
|Tools||Toll Gate Zero||Community Impact Activities||Standard Work|
|Tools||Site Coaching Team||New Product Development Process||Pacing Mechanism|
|Tools||80/20||Talent Review||Total Productive Maintenance|
|Tools||Leadership Development Program|