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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

anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
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
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
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.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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