the culture-shaping firm

As part of Heidrick & Struggles, Senn Delaney partners with the world‘s most recognizable companies to create healthy, high-performance cultures that create a distinct competitive advantage and accelerate performance.

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 embed the desired culture deeply with all employees from top to bottom engaged and 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 behaviors and cultural issues. We call this the "Jaws of Culture." We help companies avoid the jaws that chew up performance.

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achieve rapid change

Even the best companies struggle to create change quickly. Our unique approach helps organizations build the key capabilities and mindset to achieve execution excellence as a core competence.

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Since our founding in 1978, we've had a singular focus: create healthy, high-performance cultures

Cultures in all organizations happen by either default or design. Creating the culture you need for your business can change the behaviors and mindset of your leaders, teams and the organization, creating a powerful competitive advantage. Unless it is treated as a key strategy and a long-term journey, culture change  is  likely to end up being another failed and forgotten program. Getting it right begins with choosing culture transformation experts to guide your culture transformation.


A Heidrick & Struggles company, Senn Delaney was the first firm in the world to focus exclusively on transforming company cultures. It has been our sole focus since 1978. Our guiding purpose is to positively impact the world by inspiring leaders to create thriving organizational cultures. The world’s most recognizable companies have partnered with us to create healthy, high-performance cultures, accelerating success.

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

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