Teaching Note | HBS Case Collection | July 2014

Rebecca S. Halstead: Steadfast Leadership

by Boris Groysberg and Deborah Bell

Abstract

The case reviews Rebecca Halstead's career history, detailing how, through her personal attributes, skills, experiences, challenges, and organizational practices she developed into a successful leader and commander in the U.S. Army. The teaching note discusses Halstead's career choices, her leadership and communication style, and how she dealt with adversity during her career.

Keywords: strategy and leadership; leadership and managing people; Working Conditions; Groups and Teams; competitive strategy; Personal Development and Career; organizational culture; Personal Characteristics; Leadership Style; gender; power and influence; Working Conditions; Groups and Teams; Competitive Strategy; Personal Development and Career; Organizational Culture; Personal Characteristics; Leadership Style; Gender Characteristics; Power and Influence;

Citation:

Groysberg, Boris, and Deborah Bell. "Rebecca S. Halstead: Steadfast Leadership ." Harvard Business School Teaching Note 414-080, July 2014.