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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? Gary Shorb, CEO of Method Le Bonheur Healthcare, shares the inside story in our spring newsletter, at your best

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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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