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What Happened at Enron?

Author: Moffett, M
Product Type: Cases
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Publication Year: 2004

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On 2 December 2001, Enron Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11. One of the most highly publicized business debacles in history - its settlements, criminal charges, civil charges, and workouts will continue for years. But outside of the courts and sensational press, what really happened?

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A Team Production Theory of Corporate Law

Authors: Blair, Margaret; Stout, Lynn A.
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers; Journal Articles
Source: Virginia Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, pp. 248-328.
Publication Year: 1999

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Contemporary corporate scholarship generally assumes that the central economic problem addressed by corporation law is getting managers and directors to act as loyal agents for shareholders. We take issue with this approach and argue that the unique legal rules governing publicly-held corporations are instead designed primarily to address a different problem - the "team production" problem - that arises when a number of individuals must invest firm-specific resources to produce a nonseparable output...

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Financial Reporting Problems at Molex, Inc. (A, B, C)

Author: Healy, Paul M.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2006

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Following an accounting problem at Molex, the firm's auditors request changes in management.

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Unsavory Problems at Tasty's: A Role Play about Whistle-Blowing

Authors: Comer, Debra R.; Vega, Gina
Product Type: Cases; Exercises
Source: Journal Of Management Education
Publication Year: 2006

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This article presents a role-play exercise to make the topic of whistle-blowing personally salient to undergraduates. Students identify with the prospective whistle-blower, whose decision affects several stakeholders...

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CGA: What Do We Know and What Do We Teach Future Business Leaders?

Author: Gentile, Mary C.
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers; Speeches
Source: The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education's Corporate Governance and Accountability Project
Publication Year: 2003

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The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program reports on MBA education's approaches to governance issues, offering a rich picture of what is currently taught in MBA programs; the strengths and limitations of this material; the questions left unanswered or unasked; and some promising approaches for addressing these gaps.

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The Path to Corporate Responsibility

Author: Zadek, Simon
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Harvard Business Review
Publication Year: 2004

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Nike's tagline, "Just do it," is an inspirational call to action for the millions who wear the company's athletic gear. But in terms of corporate responsibility, Nike didn't always follow its own advice...

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BP: Putting Profits Before Safety?

Authors: Fernando, R; Purkayastha, Debapratim
Product Type: Cases
Source: ICMR Center for Management Research
Publication Year: 2007

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This case is about the safety problems faced by BP, the third-largest oil and gas producer in the world. On 23 March 2005, an explosion at BP's Texas City refinery resulted in one of the most serious workplace accidents in the US...

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Veridian: Putting a Value on Values

This case was analyzed in the 2006 Walter V. Shipley Business Leadership Case Competition

Authors: Khurana, Rakesh; Podolny, Joel; Elias, Jaan
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2006

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While some CEOs would have welcomed the opportunity to sell their companies for a substantial premium over its current stock price, David Langstaff had not built Veridian – a medium-sized defense contractor -- to be a high flier in the stock market. Langstaff believed that he was building a "national asset" - a company dedicated to giving the nation's top technologists the opportunity to devise the best solutions to the nation's most pressing problems...

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Restoring Trust at WorldCom

Authors: Lorsch, Jay W.; Robertson, Ashley C.
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2004

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Examines the changes in corporate governance at WorldCom/MCI as proposed by the company's court-appointed corporate monitor, Richard Breeden...

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Internal Control over Financial Reporting – Guidance for Small Companies, Volume I Executive Summary

Author: Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO)
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Publication Year: 2006

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Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) in 1992 issued Internal Control- Integrated Framework to help businesses and other entities assess and enhance their internal control systems...

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