and other guiding principles, A Higher Standard offers practical, tactical
advice that everyone can use to lead and achieve with maximum success.
On June 23,
2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in
the US Army—the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. The news
generated excitement around the world. Now retired after nearly four decades in
the Army, Dunwoody shares what she learned along the way, from her first
command leading 100 soldiers to her final assignment, in which she led a 60
billion enterprise of over 69,000 employees, including the Army's global supply
chain in support of Iraq and Afghanistan.