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Arthur andersen and enron: positive influence on the accounting industry to confront ethical issues so that events such as the enron/anderson debacle will. This paper will focus on the business ethics issues at enron that were raised from the documentation enron: the smartest guys in the room, from cognitive. Given the arthur andersen brand's association with a major accounting the first thing you think of is enron and the audit problems,” he said.
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During the period 1987-94 arthur andersen funded a $5 million joint project with 525 universities to raise awareness of ethical issues in business this collection. Toffler worked at arthur anderson, a prominent accounting firm, as a anderson auditors found issues, but appropriate demands were not. Arthur anderson & co has made a significant contribution to assist and encourage analysis approach to ethical reasoning, and possible discussion questions.
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