the culture-shaping firm

Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company, is widely recognized as the leading international authority and successful practitioner of culture shaping that enhances the spirit and performance of organizations.

align senior team

The senior team has the greatest influence on culture and organizational performance in companies. We have special expertise in aligning senior teams and making them aware of “the Shadow of the Leaders.”

engage full organization

We partner with clients to create thriving, high-performance organizations with all employees from top to bottom operating at their best. Clients who have used our organizational engagement process have experienced many benefits.

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execute strategies

Most strategies and initiatives fall short of potential because they are chewed up by dysfunctional organizational habits and cultural issues that we call the "Jaws of Culture." We help companies avoid the jaws.

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Why is a growth mindset vital to enable a successful digital transformation? Read our latest article, and learn from the experiences of three companies in very different industries that have successfully enabled a digital strategy by first creating cultural transformation around agility.

Human Synergistics' recent 1st Annual Ultimate Culture Conference was a sellout as participants sought to learn from the leading experts in organizational culture. Senn Delaney Chairman Dr. Larry Sen, a keynote, provides a summary of the evolution of corporate culture shaping, why most culture efforts still fail, and keys for successful transformation.

Smart leaders help shape their company's culture — instead of allowing the culture to shape the company. CEOs who have been most successful at shifting their company culture have an acute awareness of and focus on four principles for successful culture change.

Senn Delaney is now a Heidrick & Struggles company

Senn Delaney was the first firm in the world to focus exclusively on transforming cultures. We were founded in 1978 with a singular mission: to create healthy, high-performance cultures. More Fortune 500 and Global 1000 CEOs have chosen us as their trusted partner to help shape cultures that deliver better business results than any other company in our field.

Our passion and singular focus on culture, combined with decades of hands-on experience, has resulted in a comprehensive and proven culture-shaping methodology that engages people and measurably impacts both the spirit and performance of organizations. Learn more

On Dec. 31, 2012, we began an exciting new chapter in our long history when we were acquired by Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc., the premier provider of executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide.

Senn Delaney CEO Jim Hart discusses why organizational cultures need to be shaped and the best practice for doing it


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