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Author Squires, Susan E. (Susan Elaine)
Title Inside Arthur Andersen : shifting values, unexpected consequences / Susan E. Squires [and others].
Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Prentice Hall, 2003.

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Subject Arthur Andersen & Co.
Corporate culture.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 185 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- ch. 1. Beginning of the end -- All-night shredding -- Growing storm -- Enron -- Arthur Andersen -- Andersen on trial -- In search of an explanation : culture of greed or culture change -- References -- ch. 2. Honest beginnings -- Founding father, founding values -- Think straight, talk straight -- Ensuring a quality workforce -- The Andersen partnership -- The making of a myth -- Arthur E. Andersen's legacies -- References -- ch. 3. Growth before the storm -- Growth -- Leonard Paul Spacek -- Expansion -- Consulting -- Balancing flexibility with control -- References -- ch. 4. Losing control -- Control by division -- Division allegiance and individual success -- Balancing unity and division -- Outside threat -- Consulting to the rescue -- References -- ch. 5. Consulting revolution -- Consulting challenge -- Shifting values -- Consulting revolt -- consulting coup -- Conflict of interest -- References -- ch. 6. Sales culture -- The partner purge of 1992 -- Building a power base -- Building external power -- building client relationships -- The second consulting revolution -- Shifting values -- References -- ch. 7. Mistakes in judgment -- Conflicts of interest and the SEC -- Baptist Foundation of Arizona -- Sunbeam Corporation -- Waste Management, Inc. -- Risk management -- Errors in judgment at Enron -- Indictment and trial -- References -- ch. 8. Unraveling -- Other side of the world -- an "inside" perspective from Asia -- Offices began slipping away -- an "inside" perspective from Europe -- Unraveling -- an "inside" perspective from the midwestern U.S. -- Closing up shop -- References -- ch. 9. Will anything really change? -- Regulating the accounting industry -- Securities and Exchange Commission -- Highlights of the Sarbanes-Oxley Corporate Reform Act of 2002 -- Public Company Accounting Oversight Board -- New Financial Accounting Standards Board rules -- Establishing the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board -- Backsliding -- References -- ch. 10. Conclusions : Andersen and conflicts in the public accounting system -- The first twists -- partner independence -- Another turn -- the effects of growth -- Impact of consulting services -- Andersen adopts a sales culture -- Culture change -- Wake-up call -- References -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0132044498 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780132044493 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0768669596 (electronic bk. ; Mobipocket Reader)
9780768669596 (electronic bk. ; Mobipocket Reader)
0131408968
OCLC # 185027685
Additional Format Print version: Squires, Susan E. (Susan Elaine). Inside Arthur Andersen. Upper Saddle River, N.J. : FT Prentice Hall, 2003 9780131408968 (DLC) 2003273945 (OCoLC)52441435