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    answers to these questions are debatable, the infamous Enron Corporation shows us that while the people make up the company, the company as a whole receives the reputation of being immoral or unethical. We consider Kenneth L. Lay and Jeffery Skilling, the former president and CEO of Enron, the driving forces behind Enron’s bogus success and responsible for the moral code that should have been set for the organization. These unethical actions Enron took part in even had support by auditor, Arthur Anderson

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    Fall of Enron

    The Fall of Enron is a perfect example of management failure. Enron started off as a merger between Houston Natural Gas and Inter-North. A few years after the merger, Enron started changing the strategy and structure of the organization. Enron went from a raw materials management company to a company selling energy commodities. Enron proceeded to change from an energy company to a risk management firm that traded everything from commodities to derivatives. Enron failed for many reasons, ranging

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    ENRON’S FAILURE RESEARCH #1 Failure of Enron Corporation Enron Corporation, called America’s most innovative company for six consecutive years by Fortune Magazine, was the world’s leading energy company. Enron was formed in 1985 by a merger of Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth, involving the transmission and distribution of electricity and gas throughout the United States, but majority of its growth was due to the pioneering marketing and promotion of power and communication bandwidth commodities

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    ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- California University of Management and Sciences ------------------------------------------------- Advanced Strategic Management Enron By Anna Medvedeva The movie Enron which was based on the Enron Corporation in Houston, Texas is mainly about the company which followed institutionalized, systematic and creative planned accounting fraud for almost a decade. This resulted in Bankruptcy of the corporation in 2001

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    John Newsome 01-30-12 Enron Video Assessment The video shown in class Friday, the 27th of January, told of the scandal of a company named Enron that basically committed accounting fraud for over six years. This brazen crime placed the company at the top of fortune five hundered companies as America's most innovative company by claiming huge annual revenues averaging in excess of one hundered billion dollars. Since the company went bankrupt in Decemeber of 2001, it has become the epitomy of

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    Enron Corporation Describe how Enron could have been structured differently to avoid such activities. Enron had a code of ethics policy in place but failed to implement it correctly (Bagley, C.E. & Savage, D.W., 2010). An enforced code of ethics policy, which includes required annual ethics training, is crucial in setting standards for employees in regards to their ethical behavior. It reminds all employees that they need to think about how they conduct themselves on the job. Here at NASA

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    1. ENRON Enron Corporation tuvo su origen durante la recesión en el año de 1985, cuando Kenneth Lay, CEO de la Houston Gas Company, se fusionó con Internorth Inc. La nueva compañía reportó en su primer año una pérdida de $14 millones de dólares, que consistía en $12.1 billones de dólares en activos, 15,000 empleados, la segunda en la nación con la mayor red de distribución y una imponente montaña de deudas. Enron fue una empresa típica de distribución de gas natural con todas las indumentarias

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    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LESSONS FROM ENRON SCANDAL The Enron scandal is the most significant corporate collapse in the United States since the failure of many savings and loan banks during the 1980s. This scandal demonstrates the need for significant reforms in accounting and corporate governance in the United States, as well as for a close look at the ethical quality of the culture of business generally and of business corporations . PROBLEMS : Paying directors with stock may have aligned

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    Enron Corporation was a company that provided services which related to energys, commodities and services based in Houston Texas. Enron employed approximately 22,000 staff. It was one of the world's leading electricity, natural gas, communications, pulp, and paper companies. Enron claimed revenues of nearly $101 billion in 2000 before it filed bankruptcy in late 2001. Enron was named "America's Most Innovative Company" for six years in a row by Fortune. In 2001, Enron was accused of accounting

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    Based in Houston, Texas an American energy, commodities, and services company named ENRON CORPORATION was Ranked number 7 on the fortune 500 list in 2000, it was one of the most famous and largest integrated natural gas and electricity companies in the world. The company went bankruptcy on December 2, 2001. But before that it marketed natural gas liquids around the world and was working as one of the biggest natural gas transmission systems in the world, with transmissions over a massive area of

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    ENRON: The Idiocy and the Irony Introduction Red flags were blinding as Enron learned about possible corruption with Enron Oil Trading in Valhalla, New York. After the merger between HNG and InterNorth, the Valhalla office, originally established by InterNorth seemed all but forgotten until quarterly and annual reports were due. Supervisors Tom Harding and Steve Sulentic were rarely on-site, preferring the comfort of offices in Houston. Louis Borget who established and operated the trading

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    Enron Leadership

    Enron’s Communication and Leadership Training Program In the aftermath of Enron’s collapse, compelling questions have been raised about the cause of the Enron debacle. Actions and events that led to the company’s collapse are still being pieced together. Responsibility for the losses suffered by the investors has been laid to the company’s executive management, its board of directors, its auditors and the Securities and Exchange Commission (Foundation of Economic Development, 2002). In developing

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    THE ENRON COLLAPSE The Androids Under Attack case was similar to the case of Enron Corporation. It was formed in 1985 from a merger of Houston Natural Gas and Internorth, Enron Corp. was the first nationwide natural gas pipeline network. Over time, the firm’s business focus shifted from the regulated transportation of natural gas to unregulated energy trading markets. The guiding principle seems to have been that there was more money to be made in buying and selling financial contracts linked to

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    The scandal behind ENRON is a subject I had heard and read briefly about but never really knew all of the details. When I watched the film, Smartest Guy In The Room, I really got the opportunity to understand what caused the fall of ENRON and the negative impacts ENRON caused. The film begins by questioning the reasons for ENRON’s fall to bankruptcy in 24 days by addressing the characteristics of Pride, Greed , Arrogance, and Intolerance which were all strong characteristics of the corporate culture

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    Collapse of Enron Assessment Task A brief introduction outlining the key facts in the selected case On December 2nd 2001 the largest bankruptcy in US history was filed by energy trader, Enron Corporation. Once regarded as one of the fasted growing, innovative and best managed businesses in the United States, the collapse of the energy giant highlighted a series of corrupt and criminal activities that were, according to several investigations, rife throughout Enron’s operations. Enron Corporation

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    ENRON COMPANY Foundation, History and Decline 1. Enron company 1.1 What is Enron 1.2 History and Organization 1.3 Main business units 1.4 Main characters 2. Enron scandal 2.1 The decline 2.2 Causes 2.3 Consequences of the scandal 2.4 Punishment 2.5 Enron's insurances 3. Enron reconstitution 3.1 Cleaning up after the fall 3.2 Restructuring Enron 3.3 The future (and present) of Enron 3.4 Preventive measures 1.1 What is Enron : Enron was one of the ten largest American

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    Scenario and then attempt this task Enron: How the Failure of Leadership, Culture, and Unethical Behavior Brought a Giant to its Knees Background A company with humble beginnings, Enron began as a merger of two Houston pipeline companies in 1985. Although Enron faced a number of financially difficult years, the deregulation of the electrical power markets took effect in 1988, and the company redefined its business from "energy delivery" to "energy broker." Enron quickly changed from a surviving

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    Watergate, that's still the one. Today, Enron is the biggest business story of our time, and Fortune senior writers Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind are the new Woodward and Bernstein. Remarkably, it was just two years ago that Enron was thought to epitomize a great New Economy company, with its skyrocketing profits and share price. But that was before Fortune published an article by McLean that asked a seemingly innocent question: How exactly does Enron make money? From that point on, Enron's

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    7. A perceived lack of integrity caused irreparable damage to both Andersen and Enron. How can you apply the principles learned in this case personally? Generate an example of how involvement in unethical or illegal activities, or even the appearance of such involvement, might adversely affect your career. What are the possible consequences when others question your integrity? What can you do to preserve your reputation throughout your career? A perceived, or even likely more detrimental to

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    identical strategies, which is what Enron did in the 1990s when it lobbied its accounts and the government to permit it to mark to market its contracts for the future supply of energy and Internet services to market.- C. William Thomas, The Rise and Fall of Enron: When a Company Looks Too Good to be True, it Usually is, J. ACCT., Apr. 2002, available at http://www.journalofaccountancy.com/Issues/2002/Apr/ TheRiseAndFallOfEnron.htm That change in accounting convention let Enron treat its anticipated gains

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    Ten years after the energy and commodities firm Enron collapsed under the weight of a massive fraud, much has changed about how corporate America does business and much, unfortunately, has remained the same, with new frauds and excessive risk-taking exposed all too frequently. "We did learn some lessons and people were more careful, but greed creeps back in again," said Lawrence Weiss, professor of international accounting at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Before the bankruptcy

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    sexual harassment. Question 1 Enron corporate This Enron corporate was a big company which provides natural gas, electricity and communication to its retail and wholesale customers. This company transported natural gas through the pipeline all over the united state. Not only the united state this company operates its energy project all over the world. This company provides job facilities to people and dividend and premium for the shareholder all over the world. Enron income was steadily growing up

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    Enron Sharon R. Duncombe Professor Jamila Harris Business Law I – LEG 100 May 2, 2010 1) Describe how Enron could have been structured differently to avoid such activities. One of the reasons why the corporate governance system failed at Enron was because of the lack of good communication between the Board of Directors (BOD) and Top Management in Enron’s affairs. Various committees of the BOD were not doing your job, by not overseeing effectively the action’s of the company. “A good

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    bstract Enron became one of the largest natural gas and energy trading companies in the world. During the 90's Enron was considered as an innovative company within the global business market. Enron was known for its unique innovative technologies and distinctive approach to trading in the world of e-commerce. On December 2, 2001, Enron announced the biggest bankruptcy in history and when many people hear the word, Enron they associate it with the one of the most important accounting scandals in

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    CASE 1.1 Enron Corporation John and Mary Andersen immigrated to the United States from their native Norway in 1881. The young couple made their way to the small farming community of Plano, Illinois, some 40 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. Over the previous few decades, hundreds of Norwegian families had settled in Plano and surrounding communities. In fact, the aptly named Norway, Illinois, was located just a few miles away from the couple’s new hometown. In 1885, Arthur Edward Andersen

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    In the repercussion of Enron‘s bankruptcy filing, numerous Enron executives were charged with criminal acts. Those charges were fraud, insider trading and money laundering. Enron was described as―House Of Cards‖ as it was built over a pool of gasoline. It all sort of became smoke and mirror. Louis Borget, former Enron's CEO was also exposed to be rerouting company’s money to offshore accounts. Once their schemes were discovered by the auditors, Kenneth Lay encourages them to "keep making us millions"

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    fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, and insider trading. Enron’s accounting practices Enron had created offshore entities, units which may be used for planning and avoidance of taxes, raising the profitability of a business. This provided ownership and management with full freedom of currency movement and the anonymity that allowed the company to hide losses. These entities made Enron look more profitable than it actually was, and created a dangerous spiral, in which each quarter, corporate

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    Enron Leadership Orientations Case Analysis Enron’s company culture will be evaluated using four leadership frameworks: Structural, Political, Human resource, and Symbolic. The structural framework will evaluate the architectural and structural design of the organization, its units and subunits, roles and rules, goals and policies. The political framework will evaluate the struggles Enron faced for power and advantage and the competitiveness and scarce resources that create challenge. The human

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    Universitas Indonesia Analisis Kasus: Skandal Enron Disusun Sebagai Salah Satu Tugas Kelompok Mata Kuliah Etika Bisnis dan Tata Kelola Oleh: Jonathan Tjahjadi (1406513893) Justinus Okky M. P. (1406513911) Pandu Dewanto (1406514132) Revana Aryani (1406514246) Dosen: Dr. Lily Sudhartio FAKULTAS EKONOMI DAN BISNIS PROGRAM STUDI MAGISTER MANAJEMEN UNIVERSITAS INDONESIA APRIL 2015 “Saya sangat meragukan bahwa manajemen Enron mendatangi tempat kerja mereka di pagi hari dan

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    A new strategy Enron was the biggest seller of natural gas in North America in 1992, their EBIT was 122 million dollar. Enron used differentiation strategy which aimed to develop and operated with different assets such as pipelines, services, paper plants, water plants and electricity plants. Enron did not just make profit on its assets but also traded with contracts of the assets and service in order to reach higher profit. This is how Enron became a favourite among investors in the ‘90s and

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    ENRON'S COLLAPSE: THE OVERVIEW ENRON'S COLLAPSE: THE OVERVIEW; ENRON COLLAPSES AS SUITOR CANCELS PLANS FOR MERGER By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. and ANDREW ROSS SORKIN Published: November 29, 2001 Correction Appended Enron, the champion of energy deregulation that grew into one of the nation's 10 largest companies, collapsed yesterday, after a rival backed out of a deal to buy it and many big trading partners stopped doing business with it. Enron, based in Houston, was widely expected to seek bankruptcy

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    Academia logo redesign 2015 LOG IN SIGN UP Enron Duraines Sankar UPLOADED BY Duraines Sankar VIEWS 705 DOWNLOAD Duraines Sankar (4943521) TUTORIAL 2 1) What were the individual factors that contributed to the failure of Enron? Briefly explain two key factors. In the repercussion of Enron‘s bankruptcy filing, numerous Enron executives were charged with criminal acts. Those charges were fraud, insider trading and money laundering. Enron was described as ―House Of Cards‖ as it was

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    to market accounting and it's significance to Enron. Kenneth Lay, the president of Enron hires a new CEO who is very energetic and a “dreamer” and joins Enron with one condition. That they utilized mark-to-market accounting, allowing the company to book potential profits on certain projects right after the deal are signed. Enron began a venture that could make $50 million in 10 years; it could claim the $50 million as current income. This gives Enron the ability to appear as a profitable company

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    Enron and World Finance A Case Study in Ethics Edited by Paul H. Dembinski, Carole Lager, Andrew Cornford and Jean-Michel Bonvin Enron and World Finance Also by Observatoire de la Finance From Bretton Woods to Basel Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 21, Spring 2005 Ethics of Taxation and Banking Secrecy Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 12, Autumn 2002 Will the Euro Shape Europe? Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 9, Winter 2001–2 Dommen, E. (ed.) Debt

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    rëlqimi dhe rënia e Enron Origjina e Enron daton në vitin 1985, kur ajo filloi jetën si një kompani ndërshtetërore tubacionesh nëpërmjet bashkimit të Houston Natural Gas dhe Omaha-based InterNorth. Kenneth Lay, ish shefi ekzekutiv officerof i Houston Natural Gas, u bë CEO, dhe vitin e ardhshëm fitoi postin e kryetarit të bordit(chairman). Nga sektori i tubacionit, Enron filloi të lëvizë në fusha të reja. Në vitin 1999, kompania filloi të ofrojë shërbimet broadband dhe Enron Online, faqen e internetit

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    LEG100: Business Law I Professor Young March 5, 2011 Enron was an old line energy company, owning electric power production facilities and natural gas pipelines. It engaged in several acquisitions during the late 1980s and the 1990s that dramatically increased its size. Its acquisitions included power companies in the U.S. and abroad, as well as investments in various energy and technology companies. In the 1990s, Enron reorganized itself as an energy trading company, whose primary

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    In 2001, Enron was the fifth largest company on the Fortune 500. Enron was also the market leader in energy production, distribution, and trading. However, Enron’s unethical accounting practices have left the company in joint chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy has caused many problems among many individuals. Enron’s employees and retirees are suffering because of the bankruptcy. Wall Street and investors have taken a major downturn do the company’s unethical practices. Enron’s competitors

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    believe anything about Enron? What factors perpetuated the Enron myth? Why were the warnings ignored? Wall Street analyst did not want to believe that Enron was doing anything illegal, because of the amount of money they knew they could make. In the film, analysts blamed Enron for giving them false information. The false information kept Enron looking profitable, so it was recommended to investors. Also analysts were tricked or “bought” into overlooking the great hole Enron and anyone else participating

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    The Rise and Collapse of Enron: Financial Innovation, Errors and Lessons Elisa S. Moncarz* Raúl Moncarz* Alejandra Cabello** Benjamin Moncarz*** Abstract Recent collapses of high profile business failures like Enron, Worldcom, Parmlat, and Tyco has been a subject of great debate among regulators, investors, government and academics in the recent past. Enron’s case was the greatest failure in the history of American capitalism and had a major impact on financial markets by causing significant

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    The Enron Scandal MSA 602 Dr. Pendarvis 12-4-2011 Abstract Enron's collapse is generally viewed as a morality tale - the natural result of managerial greed, a clueless board, and feckless gatekeepers. But none of these aspects of the story clearly distinguishes Enron from other major firms during the bubble era of the late 90s. This material identifies certain economic facts from the many moving parts that was Enron, and

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    Enron Corp. Ivan Rodriguez Professor Daniel Smith Legal 100 April 30, 2011 2.      Discuss whether Enron’s officers acted within the scope of their authority.   3.      Describe the corporate culture at Enron.   4.      Discuss two alleged irregularities in the actions between sellers of securities and Enron.   5.      Discuss whether or not Enron was liable for the actions of its agents and employees.   The format of the report is to be as follows: o   Typed, double spaced, Times

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    Running Head: ENRON CORPORATION Enron Corporation July 20, 2011 Based in Houston, Texas, Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities and service company. Enron was formed in 1985 by Kenneth Lay after merging Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth. Enron employed approximately 22,000 employees and was one of the world’s leading electricity, natural gas communications, and pulp and paper companies before its demise in late 2001. For six consecutive years, Fortune named Enron "America's

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    Enron: Questionable Accounting Leads to Collapse * Problem Definition * There was a lot of oversight that happened in the company of Enron. The once supergiant energy company suddenly collapsed and it cannot be revived anymore * Performance was highly recognized and failure was gravely penalized. This lead employees to cut corners in order to achieve the desired goal * Delivery of bad news was dismissed and neglected. Only good news were entertained and this lead to employees

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    Enron and Arthur Andersen Accounting Scandal The Enron accounting scandal resulted in a loss of reputation to Arthur Andersen which was a result of fraudulent financial statement reporting. Crimes discovered included irregular accounting procedures which could be turned in as fraud which involved Enron and Arthur Andersen as its accounting firm. They were found to have committed wire fraud, security fraud, making false statements to banks, creating several “independent” companies, called “Special-Purpose

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    Business Failure Enron xxxxxxxxxx University of Phoenix Online February xx, xxxx xxxxxxxxxxxx Examining a Business Failure: Enron This paper will discuss the contributions of leadership, management, and organizational structures that led to the demise of Enron. The structures will also be compared and contrasted to help better understand why the company failed. Enron Corporation was founded in Omaha

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    Enron Corporation (former NYSE ticker symbol ENE) was an American energy company that was originally involved in transmitting and distributing electricity and natural gas throughout the United States. It was founded in 1985 in Omaha, NB. The company later relocated to downtown Houston, TX and was based in the Enron Complex. Enron transformed energy into a commodity that could be traded like stock and bonds. Before its bankruptcy in late 2001, Enron employed approximately 22,000 staff and was

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    Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Summary After a two and half hour checking dictionary and writing notes, I finally understood this movie. Indeed, it’s a great movie with a tragic and thought-provoking ending. As the movie, it is complicated to say that whose responsibility is the most. Inside Enron The U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations listed high risk accounting, inappropriate conflicts of interest, extensive undisclosed off-the-books activity, and excessive

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    Enron and World Finance A Case Study in Ethics Edited by Paul H. Dembinski, Carole Lager, Andrew Cornford and Jean-Michel Bonvin Enron and World Finance Also by Observatoire de la Finance From Bretton Woods to Basel Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 21, Spring 2005 Ethics of Taxation and Banking Secrecy Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 12, Autumn 2002 Will the Euro Shape Europe? Finance & the Common Good/Bien Commun, no. 9, Winter 2001–2 Dommen, E. (ed.) Debt Beyond

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    The Enron and Corporate Governance Company Enron Corporation Industry Energy Founded Omaha, Nebraska, USA (1985) Founder Kenneth Lay Employees approx. 22,000 (2000) Fate Bankruptcy, 2001 Website enron.com To write about Enron I was inspired by documentary movie “Enron: The Smartest Guys in The Room”. It explains in details how negligence and ‘cheating’ in corporate governance can lead to disaster for whole nation. The case of Enron became classical example of the company

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    The Enron Scandal and Moral Hazard Prof. Leigh Tesfatsion Department of Economics Iowa State University Ames, IA 50011-1070 http://www.econ.iastate.edu/tesfatsi/ Last Revised: 3 April 2011 The Enron Scandal and Moral Hazard • Enron, the 7th largest U.S. company in 2001, filed for bankruptcy in December 2001. • Enron investors and retirees were left with worthless stock. • Enron was charged with securities fraud (fraudulent manipulation of publicly reported financial results, lying

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