Laws 310 The Legal Environment
Ethics Case Analysis
Write a two – four page paper that includes the following topics as they apply to the film “The Smartest Guys in the Room”:
1. What impact did ethical and legal violations have on Enron, trading, and/or society?
2. Which acts were illegal and which acts were just unethical? Explain.
3. How could the failure of Enron have been avoided?
4. Describe the organization’s corporate culture. Explain.
5. List the root cause(s) of misconduct within the organization.
6. Reflect upon your personal values as they relate to the decisions made by Enron executives. How would you have handled this differently? Why?
7. Describe what you have learned concerning business ethics from this class and doing this case analysis and discuss how you can apply your knowledge in your chosen career.
All writing must be double spaced, in 12 point font and with a 1″ margin. Please make sure to properly cite all resources.
Film “The Smartest Guys in the Room”