On 2 December 2001 put Enron Corporation bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 One of the most highly publicized debacle company in history-its settlements will last for years, criminal charges, civil lawsuits and workouts. But outside of the courts and tabloids, what really happened? What caused the collapse of what was at one time the sixth largest company in the United States? The Enron explores the history in an attempt to not only answer the question of what happ … Read more »

On 2 December 2001 put Enron Corporation bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 One of the most highly publicized debacle company in history-its settlements will last for years, criminal charges, civil lawsuits and workouts. But outside of the courts and tabloids, what really happened? What caused the collapse of what was at one time the sixth largest company in the United States? The Enron explores the history in an attempt to answer the question not only what happened, but what can be learned from this failure.
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Michael Moffett
Source: Thunderbird School of Global Management
22 pages.
Publication Date: Jul 26, 2004. Prod #: TB0123-PDF-ENG
What happened at Enron? HBR case solution