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Enron's Failure and its Reasons

accounting system it may be argued that a collapse in the style of Enron is much more unlikely due to very different accounting en...

Failure of Enron

may have severe problems, but it is in the interests of all parties for the company to gain some portion from creditors to allow i...

Could the UK Realize a Similar Enron Disaster?

problems were already apparent. In the annual accounts, debts had been understated and profits had been overstated to the amount o...

eCommerce Issues

(Fixmer, 2002). Network security. By 2002, there had been few lawsuits in this area, but even then it was recognized as on...

Organizational Behavior at One Failed Company

behavior incorporates theories from a number of other fields, including psychology, anthropology, sociology, social psychology and...

WorldCom, Enron, and the Application of Business Failure Prediction Models

known as the going concern concept1. In looking at the viability of the business the potential creditors are seeking to ensure tha...

Why Dot-Coms Failed in E-Commerce

A paper addressing various reasons why dot-com businesses failed for a period of time. The author presents data about the number ...

ENRON AND THE GATEKEEPERS, AN ARTICLE ANALYSIS

Coffees theory is that the legal climate for investment fraud sharply declined throughout the 1990s (allowing everyone to look the...

LAS' Computerized Dispatch System Failure

the human elements when assessing risk and the critical success factors. By looking at how these critical success and failu...

Irregularities in Accounting at WorldCom and Enron

savvy ways of getting things done. That is, until the fall of 2001. The nation, already shocked and stunned by the tragedy...

Mistakes Build Character

There are many statistics about failure or inadequate success experienced by executives in new leadership positions. The estimates...

Failure of Internal Controls and The Impact on Stockholders

one responsible for approving purchase orders and adding new personnel to the payroll system, the opportunity for abuse is readily...

A College Student's Appeal to Stay in School

In a paper consisting of one page a letter appealing to university administration officials to allow a student with a substandard ...

THE ENRON IMPLOSION AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR THEORY

Enron International and Azurix Water, said Enron employees consisted of ex-military, Harvard Business School and ex-entrepreneurs ...

GAP: Where Paul Pressler Went Wrong and Advice for the New CEO

cost cutting, but it should not be indiscriminate. The cost cutting may be argued as taking the cuts too far and impacting on the ...

THE ENRON IMPLOSION AND ORGANIZATIONAL FAILURES

their behavior. Along with this, Enron believed in its own publicity as the poster child of corporate culture for the "new economy...

Why did Barings Bank Fail?

the research on why businesses fail. A study by Moulton (et al, 1996) looked to identify the reasons for business failure. This st...

Is the Criticism Against Auditors Justified in the Light of Business Collapses such as Enron?

an explanation or the auditors may, in extreme cases, may not feel able to certify that accounts as true and accurate. The...

ENRON: ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES, CULTURES AND IRREGULARITIES

corporation. But to avoid conflict of interest, SPEs are supposed to be run by outsiders who have no involvement in the main compa...

Performance of the Stock Market and the Effects of WorldCom and Enron Failures

This demand is impacted by information regarding that share as well as market conditions. In the case of Enron and WorldCom the we...

Enron Scandal and Business Ethics

benefit from various government subsidies, it also cheated millions of shareholders using questionable accounting practices design...

Downfall of Enron and Its Reasons

At the crux of the issue is the fact that $3.85 billion in expenses was hidden from the companys financial statements in 2001...

Why an IT Project Failed

as a former, but more simple, IT project took 2 years this should have been a warning sign. The two year time scale was only for t...

'Why Things Break' by Mark E. Eberhart

line of thinking forward, describing how bronze, which is made by combining cooper and tin, replaced stone tools and weapons becau...

Enron's Accounting Practices Assessed

made available to all of the outside world including Wall Street analysts. The news of its financial problems came as a surprise ...

Mismanagement of Enron

Compounding these problems was the work of Jeffrey Skilling. His duties should have included overseeing and regulating various dep...

Economic Environment of Enron

company that essentially is a member of the walking dead, it paradoxically experienced a rise in revenues for the nine months ende...

WorldCom, Enron, and Ethics

employees - and even the economy. In the end, no one has benefited from either situation, because the methods were done in secrecy...

Auditor Independence and the Enron Case

five" have been working to impose US accounting convention on other developed nations of the world, Andersen has been committing l...

Debacle of Enron Corporation

decided to trade bandwidth as a commodity just as it was trading gas and electricity (Leonard, 2001). The corporations investments...