The case traces the rise of Enron, for the company’s business innovations, personnel management and risk management processes. Then examines the dramatic decline including the expansion of its trading model in questionable new company, the financial reporting problems, breakdowns and governance within and outside the company. The case provides students the opportunity to explore why Enron failed and the systemic problems in governance that its Board of Directors are affected … Read more »

The case traces the rise of Enron, for the company’s business innovations, personnel management and risk management processes. Then examines the dramatic decline including the expansion of its trading model in questionable new company, the financial reporting problems, breakdowns and governance within and outside the company. The case provides students the opportunity to explore why Enron failed and the systemic problems in governance that its Board of Directors, the Audit Committee, the external auditors and financial analysts to understand affected.
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Paul M. Healy,
Krishna G. Palepu
Source: Harvard Business School
22 pages.
Release Date: 19, November 2008. Prod #: 109039-PDF-ENG
The Enron case HBR solution

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