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Enron The Smartest Guys in the Room


Enron The Smartest Guys in the Room

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Enron The Smartest Guys in the Room is an in-depth study of the Enron disaster, one of the biggest corporate scandals in history. Enrons top executives walked away with over one billion dollars, leaving a trail of sacked employees and suicidal investors. The companys spectacular crash and burn took it from seventh largest US company to bankruptcy in less than a year. Insider accounts and audio tapes reveal the boundless greed of men like Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling. Enrons illegal activity was... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 06, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 12, 2012
Submitter: Lisa Lewin
Keywords: greed, deregulation, scandal, ethics, motivation, accounting, white collar crime, energy crisis, business, control systems, enron, george w. bush, performance, money, retention, power, sustainability, jeffrey skilling, government, video, innovation, corporate finance, organizational behavior, california, social responsibility, strategy, incentives, venture capital, financial strategy, compensation, careers, ken lay, arrogance, regulation, bankruptcy, documentary, casino, finance, business law, corporate crime, investing, growth, competition, governance


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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