Course Textbook APA Citation:
Stanwick, P. A., & Stanwick, S. D. (2014). Understanding business ethics (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Read Case 24 on WorldCom, pages 429-443 and address one of the following questions. Respond with your own thoughts to a post by another student.
1. Why do you suppose Bernard Ebbers was treated more like the leader of a cult than as a CEO? Explain.
2. Evaluate the recommendations in the Breeden report. Will these accomplish the objectives they are supposed to achieve?
3. Do you view Cynthia Cooper as an ethics exemplar in the case? Explain.
4. Arthur Anderson auditors would not speak with Cynthia Cooper, saying they reported only to Sullivan. Is it correct to say that a public company’s auditors should speak only with one person in the organization? Explain.