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Senn Delaney Partner Nick Neuhausel will serve as chairman for a day and deliver an opening address May 22 at the 2015 Chief Strategy Officer Summit in San Francisco. This year's summit will focus on creating and implementing innovative strategy. Neuhausel will provide an overview on why aligning a company's strategy, structure and culture is critical to successful execution.

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.

Belgacom CEO Dominique Leroy is leading a culture transformation at the Belgian telecommunications giant that is restoring growth after a decade of decline. Watch the video and read the full interview and case study.

In this first of a two-part post, Senn Delaney Chairman Dr. Larry Senn discusses the cultural challenges of mergers and offers several insights on how you can navigate them with a healthy state of mind.

In this second part of a two-part post by Senn Delaney Chairman Larry Senn, he provides a set of guidelines for successful culture integration and shares the notable example of the successful WellPoint-Anthem mega-merger.

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Senn Delaney's published books on creating high-performance teams and cultures

Learn the time-tested secrets of building healthy, high-performance individuals, teams and cultures from Senn Delaney Chairman Larry Senn and CEO and President Jim Hart.

How can an organization hope to survive when the environment in which it is doing business is continually confronted by broadening competition, shorter product cycle times, old paradigm/new paradigm leadership questions, and an increasingly high premium on available time? The answer is surprisingly not about working more, harder, or faster. It is actually conveyed in the title of this book. The secret of a winning culture is the building of high-performance teams. Is that a secret? Probably not. The real secret this book reveals, then, is in how to make it happen.