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Exercise two: how to punish arthur andersen

    Watch the documentary, "the smartest guys in the room," paying special attention to the role played in the enron fiasco by the accounting firm, arthur andersen. then answer the following questions.

  • How important should AA's former, excellent reputation have been in determining how to punish it in the role it played in the Enron case? Explain your answer.
  • Enron was only the last of a series of ethics scandals that AA had fallen into. How should it have adjusted to prior scandals? (Are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines of any help here?)
  • Consider that Sarbanes-Oxley was passed largely in response to Enron. Do its provisions go far enough to prevent future Enrons? Do they go too far?.
  • Using the table that summarizes punishment options provided by French and Fisse, how would you construct a punishment for Arthur Andersen? Who should be targeted? Should the company's black box be left alone? Is it better to attack financial or non-financial values? Should Arthur Andersen and other corporate offenders be encouraged to reform themselves or should those reforms be designed and directed from the outside?

Exercise three: group cid structure

Corporate internal decision structures

Creating Corporate Responsibility and Agency by Re-Description from CIDS

CID Structure licenses (permits) a re-description of a human action as a corporate action if it can be directly related to all elements of the corporation’s Internal Decision Structure.

    Thus x (an action performed by an individual) can be re-described as y (a corporate action) if…

  1. It carries out a corporate policy as outlined in the charter, mission statement, or values statement
  2. Takes place in accordance with a decision recognition rule
  3. Is performed as a part of carrying out a corporate role
  4. And this role has a clear and designated location in the corporate flow chart

    Your challenge

  • Outline your group’s Internal Decision Structure
  • Create a Group Internal Decision Structure

    Answer these questions

  • What are your group goals ? What have you do so far to realize these?
  • What rules help us to recognize a decision as belonging to your group? Procedure for realizing value of justice
  • What group role(s) are you playing? Leader, spokesperson, mediator, secretary/documentor, devil’s advocate, motivator, conscience.
  • What is your organizational flow-chart ?Horizontally or vertically organized?
  • How are your roles coordinated and synthesized? What procedures subordinate your individual actions under group intentions?

    Review and update your preliminary group self-evaluation for ethics of teamwork

  • Goals : What are your value goals for the semester?
  • Recognition rules and procedures : What rules and procedures signal when you are acting for your group? (When are you subordinating individual interest to group interest?)
  • Roles : Leader, spokesperson, mediator, secretary/ documentor, devil’s advocate, motivator, conscience
  • Flow chart or management system : How do you coordinate different individuals and their roles?

Questions & Answers

what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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