Module 4 – Case Duty Ethics
In the Module 4 Case, you will be applying duty ethics to the Enron case.
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Chandra, G. (2003). The Enron implosion and its lessons. Journal of Management Research, 3(2), 98-111. Retrieved from ProQuest.
Free, C., Macintosh, N., & Stein, M. (2007). Management controls: The organizational fraud triangle of leadership, culture and control in Enron. Ivey Business Journal Online. Retrieved from ProQuest.
Sims, R. R., & Brinkmann, J. (2003). Enron ethics (or: culture matters more than codes). Journal of Business Ethics, 45(3), 243-256. Retrieved from ProQuest.
Keys to the Assignment
1.Briefly (1-2 paragraphs) describe what is meant by duty ethics.
2.Choose two ethical issues raised by the Enron case, e.g., Enron’s accounting fraud, the company’s reward systems, use of special purpose entities, “deal making” company culture, etc.
3.Apply duty ethics your two Step 2 choices. How does use of duty ethics as a lens inform the ethical nature of your two choices? Remember that duty ethics concerns duty and rights, so be sure to address both in your written analysis.
4.Be sure to include at least two sources from the library to support your discussion and analysis.
5.Be sure that you properly cite your sources using proper APA style, and use proper in-text citations.