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"The Smartest Guys in the Room" - A Review
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This paper analyzes Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind's book "The Smartest Guys in the Room", including reference to William H. Shaw's book, "Business Ethics." The paper points out that the real issue behind the Enron debacle was the lack of a moral compass on the part of the key players, contrasting morality with human reasoning.
From the Paper:"In their book 'The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron' detail the fascinating yet morally reprehensible dealings of the Enron Corporation through characterizations of the main players in the company and a description of how it made its money. The book is compelling both for its rich factual background and its portrait of the people behind the company and the reasonings that led them to do what they did at..."
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