In this assignment, you will be applying duty ethics to the Enron case.
In a well-written, 4 page paper (not including cover and reference page), apply Duty Ethics to the Enron case study.
1. Briefly (1-2 paragraphs) describe what is meant by duty ethics.
2. Choose two ethical issues raised by the Enron case, e.g., Enron’s accounting fraud, the company’s reward systems, use of special purpose entities, “deal making” company culture, etc.
3. Apply duty ethics your two Step 2 choices. How does use of duty ethics as a lens inform the ethical nature of your two choices Remember that duty ethics concerns duty and rights, so be sure to address both in your written analysis.
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