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    Enron, corruption, and power corruption cycle

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    You have been asked to teach ethics to a group of managers. In one part of this course you will be discussing the "Power Corruption Cycle".

    Use the Library to find an example of power corruption or ethical lapses by an organization's leadership that you can use in this course. In 3-4 paragraphs, summarize the example and explain how the organization's corrupted leader(s) fits in the "Power Corruption Cycle."

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    The best example is Jeffery Skilling at Enron, who along with Ken Lay and others made Enron into an incredibly corrupt organization. The power of these men was absolute. The debacle of its failure also took down a major international accounting firm, Arthur Andersen.

    Enron was a corporation that provided electricity, natural gas, pulp and paper, and ...

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    A discussion summarizing the Enron scandal and how the corruption fits into the power corruption cycle.