A timely discussion with Thomas O’Rourke, Program Advisor, Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development on how to effectively integrate different organizational cultures to achieve synergies and overall success.

World-renowned business educator and coach, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the leading expert in his field. His singular ability to get results for top leaders makes him one of a select few executive advisors who has worked with over 150 major CEOs and their management teams to address change in the workplace. Popularized by Goldsmith, Feedforward is an alternative approach to traditional feedback designed to deliver constructive feedback focusing on a person’s development in the future.

Mark Wilson is Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Labour Relations for Loblaw Companies Limited. With 200,000 employees in more than 2,000 stores, Loblaw is Canada’s largest food distributor and one of its largest private sector employers. Mark joined Loblaw in 2006 and assumed the leadership of Human Resources and Labour Relations in 2015, striving to help Loblaw achieve its purpose to Live Life Well and support the needs and well-being of Canadians.

Mike Marino is president and CEO of culture-shaping firm Senn Delaney. He is executive vice president and managing partner at Heidrick & Struggles and is also member of the Executive Committee. Mike has led strategic accounts in global and Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries. As a leader and advisor to leaders, Mike understands the unquestionable importance of creating a healthy, high-performance work culture and brings Senn Delaney clients the most current, time-tested approaches to organizational culture shaping that deliver results and create a meaningful and fulfilling work experience for all employees.

Dr. Peter Fuda, Founder and Principal, The Alignment Partnership and Adjunct Professor, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, delivered a captivating presentation titled, Make an Impact, Influence Others and Transform Results at the Ultimate Culture Conference.

Bill Parsons, Partner and Executive Vice President of Senn Delaney, a Heidrick & Struggles company, presents at Human Synergistics’ 2nd Annual Ultimate Culture Conference.

Join Dr. Linda Sharkey’s keynote to hear about the Transglobal Leadership research results, learn about the behaviors that make a leader truly global, and gain insights critical to finding and developing top global talent.

Ron Storn, VP of People, Lyft, presents at Human Synergistics’ 2ndAnnual Ultimate Culture Conference.

Jon Wolske, Culture Evangelist, Zappos Insights, presents at Human Synergistics’ 2ndAnnual Ultimate Culture Conference.

When it comes to effecting cultural change, leaders need advisors who they see as trusted Sherpas who can help them cross the risky mountain range of cultural transformation. Daryl Conner, Chairman of Conner Academy, presents at Human Synergistics’ Ultimate Culture Conference on what distinguishes high-impact change practitioners.

Culture experts and enthusiasts recently gathered in San Francisco for the 2nd Annual Ultimate Culture Conference. A theme of the day was that most leaders recognize culture as a critical factor for success, but it remains an elusive concept and has become an overused word. To kick off the conference, Tim Kuppler interviewed Rob Cooke, CEO of Human Synergistics, to explore culture along with some related constructs (like climate) that are sometimes confused or used interchangeably with it.  Some of Rob’s answers to Tim’s questions are summarized here.

In this brief video, Robert A. Cooke, Ph.D., CEO of Human Synergistics, provides a two-minute lesson on the How Culture Works model.

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