As part of the fraud conspiracy convictions of his former executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, Enron’s name is synonymous with corporate corruption probably long. But how did rise, to the point of being the sixth highest U.S. orporation before his sudden fall of 2001? This case gives an insight into a key element of Enron in action, as well as the lighting of the complex process of foreign direct investment in a developing economy. The case focuses specifically on the Enr … Read more »

As part of the fraud conspiracy convictions of his former executives Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, Enron’s name is synonymous with corporate corruption probably long. But how did rise, to the point of being the sixth highest U.S. orporation before his sudden fall of 2001? This case gives an insight into a key element of Enron in action, as well as the lighting of the complex process of foreign direct investment in a developing economy. The case focuses specifically on the Enron Development Corporation, the arm of the complex web of subsidiaries, Enron to build and operate power facilities around the world, including Argentina, Guatemala, the Philippines, Colombia and China sought. This case follows the protracted negotiations and proposal process, the Enron development efforts to build a gas-fired power generation plant in India, specificaly in the state of Maharashtra. It is basically a case of the political economy of Maharashtra, India, and usually, the time immediately after the beginning of the post-socialist economic liberalization in the early 1990s.The case series is proposed as a vehicle for discussion both on the specific program and said the structure of a possible deal between Enron and Maharashtra, and as a basis for discussion of the policy of infrastructure development, especially in a developing country setting. It can also be used as a vehicle for an exercise negotiations or discussions of negotiations theory. HKS case number 1618.0
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Shashi Verma
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Publication Date: Apr 27, 2001. Prod #: HKS221-PDF-ENG
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