Meri Armour, CEO of Memphis-based Le Bonheur Children's Hospital describes the culture-shaping initiative that began at the pediatric hospital in order to create an environment that enabled the strategic goal of providing patient and family-centered care. As the positive results spread across the hospital, the system leaders across the eight-hospital healthcare system Methodist Le Bonheur determined it was essential to create that consistent culture across all hospitals and the enterprise.

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.

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