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Inspiring managers lead with purpose, passion, and intent. This empowering, self-reflective program gives you a 360° view of your leadership strengths and developmental needs. You will learn strategies to positively impact others in a way that improves business performance. Developed by our partners at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development (CPED), this dynamic program is for emerging, high-potential professionals who lead, not because of their position on an organizational chart, but because of their ability to create greater value for the entire organization.

Through our partners at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development (CPED), you'll network with other senior leaders, learn from industry-leading executives, and develop the influence, negotiation, business acumen, and leadership skills you need to excel in a senior management position.

During an Orientation at MIT Sloan, an exercise called Subarctic Survival Situation™ teaches a budding CEO that, “Sometimes you are right and really have to fight for it.”

When Philip Rooke became Spreadshirt’s CEO in 2011, the challenge wasn’t identifying the problems. It was prioritizing them.

While being a leader is a role one attains within an organization, how to lead and carry out that role is a choice that leaders make every day. These choices have critical effects on the organization’s culture and members’ ability to perform. How leaders work independently and together can help inspire the best in our teams, allow them to be true role models for other members of the organization, and shape the culture in a more positive and constructive way.

Leadership is one of the most powerful forces shaping organizational culture, specifically in terms of the shared beliefs and norms that drive behavior and performance. However, it’s a two-way street: Culture shapes the thinking and behavioral styles of team members at all levels, including at the top.

Join us in the Detroit Metropolitan area on Monday, November 18, 2019 to explore up-to-the-minute research, best practices, and practical insights from culture experts! Sponsored by O.C. Tanner and Human Synergistics, you are cordially invited to a morning event of insights and networking with other change agents.

Human Synergistics and Root Inc. have collaborated to offer The Culture Journey Learning Map® Experience. This new learning approach prepares leaders and change agents to understand and manage the complexities of culture, leadership, and their connection to performance in an accelerated environment.

Human Synergistics and Achieve Performance Consulting Group have joined together to provide trusted regional and world-class consulting and training to organizations in Greece. The partnership combines Human Synergistics’ research-based culture, leadership, and team assessments and simulations, including the Organizational Culture Inventory®, with Achieve Performance Consulting Group’s proven executive consulting expertise to offer customer-focused, customized solutions to the Greek market.

An interview with Tom Walter, CEO of Tasty Catering and previous Ultimate Culture Conference presenter, has been featured in Forbes magazine.

We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development (CPED). The partnership combines Human Synergistics' 50 years of culture thought leadership, including the Organizational Culture Inventory® and other breakthrough assessments, with the Wisconsin School of Business’ decades of experience in executive education and professional development.

Interest in the subject of culture continues to grow dramatically. It’s a hot topic, and for good reason. Research shows Constructive cultures lead to increased profitability, satisfaction, performance, and more. The Annual Ultimate Culture Conference gathers top thought leaders in the field of organizational culture and leadership to provide valuable insight into and discussion around this elusive concept for professionals passionate about shaping workplace culture.

We’ve gathered 11 key takeaways from the last conference to help you make decisions that have a positive impact on culture and business results.

Writer and award-winning editor, Alec Marsh (The Times – London), shares how John Kotter's eight steps for business transformation have helped leaders revitalize their organizations. The article includes insights from several business thought leaders, including Dr. Robert A. Cooke (CEO of Human Synergistics International), Peter Fuda (Founder of The Alignment Partnership), and Andrew Campbell (Director of Ashridge's Strategic Management Centre).

A new partnership focused on managing change in the areas of organizational culture, leadership, talent management and consulting

HSI CEO Dr. Robert A. Cooke joined Dr. Linda Sharkey on her VoiceAmerica radio show, iLead - The Leadership Connection, to discuss how to assess culture so you can take action to align your organization's culture with its values. The episode is entitled, "Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch." They also share insights on culture in the global context from their book, "Winning with Transglobal Leadership."

We are pleased to announce that Tim Kuppler has joined our leadership team as Director of Culture and Organization Development, bringing 25 years of experience in strategy, culture, and performance improvement to this new position.

“Tim comes to us with a wealth of energy, enthusiasm, and knowledge,” says CEO Dr. Robert Cooke. “In addition to spearheading our business development initiatives, he will be providing consulting services to our clients in conjunction with the independent consultants and consulting firms in our Global Change Circle™. Tim’s skills and successes in change management formidably complement our research-based leadership surveys and models.

How do you create a Constructive culture—one that is proven to drive engagement, quality, profitability, and sustainability? In this lively podcast, hosts Zac and Steve Gandara of Excellent Cultures interview award-winning professor Dr. Robert A. Cooke, who was one of the first to quantify the concept of organizational culture after his breakthrough revelation that the cultural norms that emerge in organizations often reward and encourage counterproductive behaviors and detract from effectiveness.

Dr. Robert A. Cooke, CEO of Human Synergistics International, was interviewed by Leaders Magazine to talk about culture change and HSI's role in organizational development. The interview offers unique insights from Dr. Cooke on the evolution of organizational culture and his own journey to fulfill HSI's mission of Changing the World—One Organization at a Time®

A new publication from The National Institute of Corrections, Building a Culture Strategically: A Team Approach for Corrections, features a discussion of how to incorporate HSI’s Organizational Culture Inventory® into an organizational culture change initiative in a corrections setting.