Setting a New Route for Corporate Governance

Marshall, Jeffrey
June 2002
Financial Executive;Jun2002, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p32
Academic Journal
The article looks at attitudes toward professional ethics and corporate governance following the scandal and business failure of the Enron Corp. Several professional organizations, such as Financial Executives Institute, are looking to revisit corporate ethics on the theory that management sets the tone for corporate governance. The author notes that the relationship between Arthur Andersen & Co. and Enron Corp. may have been a key element to Enron's downfall, suggesting the need for a greater distance between auditors and their clients. The importance of voting shares is discussed. INSET: Reactions to Enron... A Partial List.


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