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Dr. Larry Senn, founder and chairman of culture-shaping firm Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company, will provide a presentation, Winning Cultures and Exceptional Customer Experience, followed by a ‘fireside chat' with Arby's new CEO Paul Brown on revitalizing a strong culture at the Global Retail Marketing Association (GRMA) 9th Annual Executive Leadership Forum May 15-17 in St. Pete Beach, Fl.

Enjoy the latest insights, videos and articles from Senn Delaney leaders on why culture matters in our latest newsletter, including a new video with Children's Hospital Los Angeles CEO Rich Cordova on leading culture change at the pediatric academic medical center.

Jim Hart, president and CEO of Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company, recently hosted a roundtable for chief executive officers at Chief Executive Group's CEO2CEO Leadership Summit at the New York Stock Exchange to examine key elements of business leadership and performance-driven power of purpose. Read the article that appears in the current issue of Chief Executive Magazine where CEOs who attended the roundtable, shared their insights, progress and challenges. Read the full article.

Dustin Seale, Senn Delaney partner and managing director, EMEA, and Ian Johnston, senior vice president, explore the challenges leaders in manufacturing organizations face and examine the kind of culture and mindset needed for manufacturing companies to enable process improvement and enhance spirit, performance and competitiveness in this new thought paper.

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Why clients hire us

Decades of exclusive focus on shaping cultures

We are called on to partner with and guide CEOs and executive leaders to improve spirit and performance in a variety of business situations.

Watch video with Senn Delaney CEO and President Jim Hart discussing the principles of Thriving and creating a Thriving organizational culture



The most common drivers of our work to create Thriving organizational cultures include:

Align new leaders and/or newly configured teams
  • maximize effectiveness of the team more quickly
  • prepare them to best lead culture change
Create greater organizational agility to meet the challenges of a changing market place
  • increase innovation, learning mindset and create a change-ready culture to flex in any strategic direction
Integrate cultures following mergers and major acquisitions
  • avoid, smooth or pre-empt the culture clashes that often keep mergers and acquisitions from realizing full potential and synergy
Shape the culture to support new strategies
  • determine habits that may slow progress of new strategies
  • develop and align entire company around new values and guiding behaviors
Implement major organization-wide systems or processes
  • minimize cultural barriers to change
Become an integrated or allied business model
  • create collaborative organizations to effectively implement shared services and allied business models
  • gain cross-organizational synergies
Shift to a customer focus and improve customer satisfaction
  • create service cultures to support company-wide efficiency and performance and enable top-line growth


Watch more videos on our SDTV thought leadership video channel that further describe our work:


Senn Delaney's 35-year history of exclusive focus on shaping cultures

Keys to successfully shaping a culture in a global organizational

Why organizational culture can and should be intentionally shaped

Why culture, strategy and structure must align