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An Appreciative Inquiry Into the Factors of Culture Continuity During Leadership Transition

A Case Study of LeadShare, Canada

Mary Ann Rainey

LEADSHARE (LS), a partnership of nearly 350 accountants and management consultants in Canada, embodies a unique blend of tradition and innovation which has proved successful, often placing it at the forefront of change. LeadShare’s inception dates back to the mid-nineteenth century, close to the time Canada became a country Within the past 25 years, LeadShare has expanded its spectrum of client services and reshaped itself for double digit growth, currently ranking among the top accounting firms in Canada.

Human Resources is a critical function at LeadShare. The firm values human capital and ...

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