Enron Ethics (or: Culture Matters More than Codes)

  • Sims R
  • Brinkmann J
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Abstract

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 refer- ence) the paper demonstrates how the company’s culture had profound effects on the ethics of its employees.

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Authors

  • Ronald R. Sims

  • Johannes Brinkmann

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