Culture Shaping

Senn Delaney

Cultures happen by either default or design. An organization's culture plays a significant role in its ability to successfully execute strategic plans. We know that CEOs who treat culture as a key business strategy
create a strong competitive advantage when they purposefully focus on creating a thriving culture throughout the organization that aligns people to the mission, purpose, vision and values.

We help our clients creating meaningful, measurable and lasting culture change to improve spirit and performance through our culture-shaping experts, Senn Delaney. Widely recognized as the leading international authority and successful practitioner of culture shaping, Senn Delaney became a Heidrick & Struggles company in 2013, providing an important new service offering to complement senior-level Executive Search and Leadership Consulting services.

Inspiring leaders to create thriving organizational cultures to improve spirit and performance has been our sole focus since Senn Delaney was founded in 1978 by Dr. Larry Senn. We have worked with thousands of companies, including hundreds of Fortune 500 and Global 1000 organizations, to shape their organizational cultures to deliver measurably better results.

We work with the CEO and senior team to create a comprehensive, culture-shaping program customized for each organization’s needs. CEOs seek our guidance to create thriving organizational cultures in a variety of business situations, including:

  • Aligning executive teams when there are new leaders and/or new roles
  • Integrating cultures following mergers and acquisitions
  • Shaping the culture to support new strategies and structure
  • Helping minimize cultural barriers to change when implementing major, organizational systems or processes
  • Creating greater organizational agility to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing marketplace

Senn Delaney provides a proprietary, proven and scalable culture-shaping process in more than 50 countries and 7 languages. Learn more about our proven culture-shaping approach.

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Jim Hart Jim Hart President and Chief Executive Officer, Senn Delaney
Larry Senn Larry Senn Chairman, Senn Delaney
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