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Why clients hire us

It takes a specialist to successfully transform culture

 

If you needed brain surgery, would you choose a general surgeon to do it? Shaping organizational culture may not be medical science, but it is a complex, specialized process that requires experts with a proven approach and track record of success to help you succeed. Clients choose us because they know culture change requires special expertise. More Fortune 500 and Global 1000 CEOs have chosen us as their trusted partner to guide their cultural transformation than any other management consulting firm.

 

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

 

Senn Delaney Chairman Larry Senn discusses creating an agile culture to help companies succeed

 

 
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