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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spotlight

Senn Delaney Chairman Dr. Larry Senn shares a simple, yet powerful concept to increase personal effectiveness. His article is part of the series, Leading Disruptive and Innovative Culture Change, with some of the top thinkers on culture change.

Larry Senn shares 12 insights on successful culture change in this article and video on Culture University.

The world is increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. What does that mean for leaders? In this McKinsey interview, Heidrick & Struggles CEO Tracy Wolstencroft explains the importance of authentic leadership, listening, and getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.

How did reshaping the culture at an 8-hospital healthcare system help overcome many challenges and contribute to greatly improved financial performance, clinical quality, patient satisfaction and employee engagement? Several leaders, including the CEO, President/COO, senior vice president of human resources and children's hospital CEO share their insights in these video interviews.

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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