Case | HBS Case Collection | October 1995

DISC (A) (Abridged)

by Nitin Nohria and Scott A. Snook

Abstract

Follows the development and implementation of fundamental organizational change in a large government bureaucracy. The case is set in the Defense Industrial Supply Center (DISC) and follows two senior leaders as they grapple with issues of fundamental change in a rapidly evolving defense establishment from 1992 through 1995.

Keywords: Government Administration; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Restructuring; Transformation; Decision Choices and Conditions; National Security; Leadership Style;

Citation:

Nohria, Nitin, and Scott A. Snook. "DISC (A) (Abridged)." Harvard Business School Case 496-029, October 1995.