Case | HBS Case Collection | October 2011 (Revised August 2015)

United Stationers: Enabling Our Partners to Succeed

by Michael Beer and Russell Eisenstat


The case depicts a mission- and values-driven company. It describes the development of the firm over time, its leadership and challenges it faces to sustain its culture.

Keywords: Corporate Strategy;


Beer, Michael, and Russell Eisenstat. "United Stationers: Enabling Our Partners to Succeed." Harvard Business School Case 912-407, October 2011. (Revised August 2015.)