Leaders face many challenges when developing, starting, and maintaining a successful organization. There are many expectations put on an organization by stakeholders, investors, employees, and customers accelerating the importance to meet or exceed expectations. The Alberto-Culver Company is one such organization. They have had difficulties meeting the simplest of expectations. The Alberto-Culver leadership is constantly facing barriers and challenges and before the company gets into a situation they cannot recover from they must identify and resolve those issues. The acquisition of Alberto-Culver by Unilever positioned them to become a powerhouse in the hair care and product industry. However, the acquisition has been met with many obstacles and leadership challenges but both companies are working hard to resolve them for the best interest of everyone.