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Contribution to Book
Enron in Perspective (introduction to chapter 1 of Enron: Corporate Fiascos and Their Implications)
Enron: Corporate Fiascos and Their Implications (2004)
  • Nancy B. Rapoport
  • Bala G. Dharan
Abstract

This chapter puts Enron into perspective from an historical standpoint. Is Enron unique, or does it have its roots in the robber-barons at the turn of the 19th century? What were the regulatory constraints on Enron's original utilities business?

Keywords
  • Enron,
  • corporate governance,
  • corporate malfeasance,
  • robber-barons,
  • Brandeis
Disciplines
Publication Date
March, 2004
Editor
Nancy B. Rapoport & Bala G. Dharan
Publisher
Foundation Press
ISBN
1587785781
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