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Option #1: Financial Statement Fraud and Other Types of Fraud
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Read the following case and answer the questions below: Healy, P., & Palepu, K. (2016, May 24). The fall of Enron. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from https://cb.hbsp.harvard.edu/cbmp/pl/78581535/78581541/875dbb644886196fb9841eb243f8d901
- In the case of Enron, was fraud committed on behalf of the organization (such as financial statement fraud) or committed against the organization (such as embezzlement)? Be sure to evaluate how the different types of fraud are generally committed, who usually commits each type, and who benefits from the fraud to answer the question.
- Review Enron’s challenges with financial reporting. Did Enron manipulate or manage earnings according to analysts’ projections? Is earnings management fraudulent? How could Enron have ethically managed earnings in their financial reporting without committing fraud?
- What are some of the regulations that have been passed since the fall of Enron that could have helped prevent that situation from getting out of hand?
Please submit a paper in a Word document of three to five pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. Calculations are not required in this assignment but may be included in your paper if you feel that they support your answers. Cite at least two resources supporting your responses, other than the course textbook.