How many business leaders believe they have learned the lessons taught by Enron? That the Enron story
is simply one of failed corporate governance – the oversight necessary to maintain the compliance and ethics of an organization? What if I told you that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) currently receives some 40,000 whistle-blowing reports every month – compared to 6,400 per month the year Enron imploded? What if I were to tell you that, right now, 100 of the FORTUNE 500 companies could possibly be cooking their books? Would it make you wonder whether business leaders should take a second look at the issue of integrity?
Enron’s Lessons (Brewer) – SAScom (1Q ’05)