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Steve Brant

New York, NY, United States

Designer (Journalism)

Member since August 27, 2007

Steve Brant is an independent researcher, theorist, and Corporate Social Responsibility brand-building consultant. The aim of Steve's work is to help the Corporate Social Responsibility movement transform the global sociopolitical economic system so that the vision of sustainable peace and prosperity for all people on Earth becomes a reality. Through Trimtab Management Systems, Steve offers a synthesis of the systemic redesign principles developed by Drs. Russell L. Ackoff, W. Edwards Deming, and R. Buckminster Fuller as the most powerful approach for achieving that global transformation. Steve Brant is a native of New York City, has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Masters Degree studies at NYU's Graduate School of Business Administration, and is a member of the Ackoff, Deming, and Fuller professional development communities. Steve is a founding board member of the Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence, Inc. and Adopt a Neighborhood for Development, Inc. - both of which champion development as continuous learning processes. Steve has participated in The UN Global Compact corporate social responsibility initiative since 2001.

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I participate in The UN Global Compact as a champion of the "new thinking" represented by The Global Compact's Performance Model. The Performance Model recognizes the importance of the "continuous learning and improvement" management approach, which teaches that mistakes are okay because they give us access to information we need so we can improve... so we can become more effective at achieving the objectives we aim to achieve. I know the leadership of The Global Compact personally. I participate in the USA's Network for Excellence (, a network of non-profit, state-wide organizational performance improvement support organizations, as a board member of Pennsylvania's Keystone Alliance for Performance Excellence. The Network for Excellence is the "farm team" for America's Baldrige National Quality Program, which is a federally funded organizational improvement program that is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology ( The performance excellence movement champions and teaches whole system organization improvement principles similar to those developed by Drs. W. Edwards Deming and Russell L. Ackoff.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design