Case | HBS Case Collection | July 2012

Shut It Down?

by Clayton Rose

Abstract

Meredith, the head of a major division of a financial firm, must confront an unexpected response and challenge from a senior colleague when she proposes shutting down an underperforming unit.

Keywords: leadership; strategy; change management; collaboration; Business Units; Business Exit or Shutdown; Leadership; Strategy; Financial Services Industry;

Citation:

Rose, Clayton. "Shut It Down?" Harvard Business School Case 313-001, July 2012.