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18170. Accounting Fraud at Worldcom Harvard Case Study 9-104-071. This paper presents a Berkeley Research case study analysis and a case solution to a popular Harvard Business School business ethics case study (9-104-071) by Robert S. Kaplan and David Kiron on the largest accounting fraud in history at telecommunications giant WorldCom. The case analysis includes problem identification, discussion of major issues and sub-issues, organizational and corporate cultural analysis, a discussion of the alternative courses of action that WorldCom personnel might have taken, and a set of recommendations for avoiding similar problems in the future. APA Style. 10 pages, 27 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources. 2,758 words.

TAGS: case study solution, worldcom accounting fraud, business ethics, arthur andersen scandal corporate culture betty vinson organization bernie ebbers scott sullivan internal auditor deontological ethics Kant utilitarian ethics case solution, bystander effect, situational ethics.

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