spotlight

Senn Delaney Partner Nick Neuhausel will serve as chairman for a day and deliver an opening address May 22 at the 2015 Chief Strategy Officer Summit in San Francisco. This year's summit will focus on creating and implementing innovative strategy. Neuhausel will provide an overview on why aligning a company's strategy, structure and culture is critical to successful execution.

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? Several leaders, including the CEO, President/COO, senior vice president of human resources and children's hospital CEO share their insights in these video interviews.

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.

our purpose, vision, mission and values

Our purpose and values guide us and enable us to succeed in our mission

One of the most important things we counsel leaders on as they create or transform their cultures is to create a higher purpose for their organization that serves as the guidepost for why they exist, and to inspire employees to live that purpose. We also help the leaders to “walk the talk” and to be strong and visible role models of the values and guiding behaviors that support their company vision, mission and values. 

Naturally, we practice what we teach. Our culture is driven by our higher purpose, our vision and our values. They have been at the forefront of our focus and our passion, and have led to our success throughout our 35-year history.

 

our purpose

We positively impact the world by inspiring leaders to create thriving organizational cultures

 

our mission
We create thriving, high-performance cultures to consistently achieve better business results.

our vision
We enrich the spirit and performance of organizations.

our values

  • We operate from a healthy state of mind
     
  • We partner with our clients and with each other
     
  • We embrace continuous learning and change
     
  • We are accountable to make it happen
     
  • We communicate openly, honestly and directly
     
  • We act with integrity