Enron ethics (or: Culture matters more than codes) [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 45 (3):243 - 256 (2003)

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Ronald Sims
College of William and Mary
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This paper describes and discusses the Enron Corporation debacle. The paper presents the business ethics background and leadership mechanisms affecting Enron''s collapse and eventual bankruptcy. Through a systematic analysis of the organizational culture at Enron (following Schein''s frame of reference) the paper demonstrates how the company''s culture had profound effects on the ethics of its employees.
Keywords Philosophy   Ethics   Business Education   Economic Growth   Management
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DOI 10.1023/A:1024194519384
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