Enron Crisis And Collapse Analytical Essay by Kiran23
Enron Crisis And Collapse
This paper examines the rise and fall of the nation's seventh largest enterprise, Enron, and the criminal involvement of its executives.
# 7401 | 1,155 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Oct 30, 2003 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , Ethics (General)
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This paper discusses the rise and fall of nation's seventh largest company, Enron International. It describes Enron's bankruptcy and one of the worst stories of deception, greed and fraud in the history of Corporate America. The paper also examines how the largest energy trader of the United States managed to keep its negative debt position off the books with the help of its auditing firm, Arthur Andersen.
From the Paper:"Enron was formed when two energy companies, Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth, decided to merge their operations in 1985. The company achieved tremendous success, as energy trading firm and it was the first firm of its kind where energy was traded as any other commodity. In the short span of 15 years, the company managed to gain rise to heights of success as it turned from a regulated natural gas company into world's largest energy trader. With 21,000 employees and operations in more than 30 countries, the company it seemed was doing extremely well and this was further supported by the evidence presented by its auditors."
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