Culture Shaping
Thriving organizational culture accelerates performance

In a recent global survey of 500 CEOs, 82% said they'd focused on organizational culture as a key priority in the past three years, and 59% of those said they'd completely met or exceeded their goals.

It’s clear that organizational culture plays a decisive role in helping businesses adapt to changing times in the hybrid working environment—and companies that get culture right typically enjoy accelerated performance and a strong competitive advantage.

Our organizational culture shaping practice is built to inspire organizations, helping them shape their future by shaping their cultures. Rooted in the pioneering work of Senn Delaney, our work employs proprietary data insights and tools to achieve the following:

  • Align and inspire purposeful leaders
  • Spark personal insight and change
  • Drive the adoption of new mindsets and behaviors
  • Integrate the culture into all systems and processes

EVP 2.0

EVP 2.0 Playbook image
What’s the best way to attract, develop, and retain the top next-generation leaders? The Employee Value Proposition (EVP) can be a critical differentiator. This playbook will help you think about and assess your EVP in terms of five key drivers: Purpose, Culture, Leadership, Development, and Total Rewards.

Customer Experience

Customer Experience Playbook
Great customer service starts with a mindset: how you and your people think about their work and their customers. When mindsets change, the right behaviors naturally follow or can be trained and instilled more readily, leading to a better customer experience and all of its benefits.

Curiosity and Change

Curiosity and Change
By navigating the challenge of change, leaders can foster innovation by overcoming ingrained resistance, embracing curiosity, and challenging thought habits to become more effective role models for their teams.

Building Team Ownership

Mindsets & Behaviors: Building Ownership in Your Teams Playbook
Micro behaviors can have a macro impact on team culture and performance. Recognizing and adjusting these dynamics in real time can prevent unintended consequences, preserve team ownership, and enhance overall performance and growth.


Digital Culture Playbook
Digital is often a key component of an organization’s strategy. Shaping cultures to embrace and accelerate digital innovation is crucial to an organization’s future. Your culture can more broadly accelerate digital transformation and innovation through the four principles outlined here.

Culture Acceleration Brochure

Heidrick & Struggles’ Culture Acceleration practice is founded on more than 40 years of shaping organizational cultures – making it the world’s most experienced culture-shaping firm. Through our work in 50+ countries with more than 1,000 clients, we have developed a globally scalable, measurable, and highly customizable process to transform culture. In our brochure, learn about our practice’s culture acceleration methodology and approach.

A new book From businessfourzero

Every Team Actually Doing Business Better

A business on a mission is a truly remarkable thing. This new book helps businesses run through walls and roadblocks to deliver their purpose and strategy, which makes their commercial and societal gains enormous. Very few businesses get anywhere near that level. Particularly now with most struggling to adapt to unprecedented change in the world around them.

Aligning culture with the bottom line

Our second survey of CEOs around the world underscores the deep links leaders see between culture and financial performance.

The four principles of culture

Our work gives leadership teams the skills they need to instill a culture that drives sustainable high performance

Meet our leadership
スティーブン・ グリーンバーグ
マネージング・パートナー 東京オフィス代表
Contact us to discuss the needs of your organization