July 5, 2006 • fortune's bethany mclean wrote about enron in the book the smartest guys in the room she tells steve inskeep that ken lay's perpetual optimism was a liability when it came to the. Enron video analysis case notes enron enron scandal the enron scandal enron the smartest guys in the room enron the smartest guy in the room enron ethics issues at enron enron case study enron the smartest guys in the room enron summary enron: the smartest guys in the room company formed: 1985 through merger of natural gas. Enron was one of the biggest scandal of all time in the stock market the three main guys leading the pack was ken lay, jeffrey skilling, and andy fastow. Stephanie bettencourt september 09, 2016 bus341 mr feldman film analysis #1: enron: the smartest guys in the room 1 business description: (3-4 paragraphs) enron: the smartest guys in the room is a documentary film based on a study of one of the largest greed-based business that caused public outrage in american history, and how they led themselves to their own downfall.
My summary of enron: the smartest guys in the room - it may seem like old news, but it's still important, and it's a film worth watching it was a house of cards what we didn't know was that the house of cards had been built over a pool of gasoline. G business film reaction 1 main plot and business theme development the documentary film, enron: the smartest guys in the room, is a story about the greed in corporate america that is always exposed after the fact the film examines the 2001 collapse of enron at the time of the collapse, enron was the largest bankruptcy in history. The movie enron – “the smartest guys in the room” was a great source of information which helped in conducting an analysis about the cultural and leadership patterns in the organization it was observed that enron had an obligation to all its stakeholder but those were not met at the end. Excerpt from essay : enron (movie) analysis the smartest guys in the room-enron the film is pitched around the america's seventh largest corporation that was in charge of distributing electricity and natural gas.
In viewing “enron: the smartest guys in the room” it was clear that all three of these flaws contributed to the demise of enron, but it was the synergy of their combination that truly let enron to its ultimate path of destruction. Enron: the smartest guys in the room the documentary film, enron: the smartest guys in the room , is a story about the greed in corporate america that is always exposed after the fact the film examines the 2001 collapse of enron. The smartest guys in the room is a well-written, well-researched attempt to unravel the financial shenanigans that led to enron’s bankruptcy it’s a compelling (and sometimes soapy) indictment of the worst side of business, and it queasily foreshadows the financial crisis of 2008. Enron: the smartest guys in the room in the movie jeff skilling suggest that money is the only thing that motivates people, and i agree with him money might not directly motivate everybody but it plays a part in everybody’s motivation. Enron: the smartest guys in the room (2005) plot showing all 5 items jump to: summaries (4) synopsis (1) summaries a documentary about the enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall —kenneth.
The smartest guys in the room makes abundantly clear just how rigged and dishonest the entire system of stock market analysis is but the greatest contempt has to be reserved for the enron board the other agencies listed are the second, third, or fourth lines of defense against a dishonest or corrupt corporation. Enron: smartest guys in the room by amy stavely 10 january 2015 film assignment enron: smartest guys in the room enron is unquestionably the most well known ethical scandal of the business world the only other scandal that even comes close is the madoff investment scandal in 2008. We outline the use of the film enron: the smartest guys in the room (magnolia, 2005) as an instrument to increase students’ awareness of ethical issues and engage student discussion about their.
The tale is weaved afresh in a feature-length documentary, enron: the smartest guys in the room, released here at the end of the month alex gibney's film is cast in the same tradition of. The smartest guys in the room will probably steer clear of this one unless they’re sincerely interested in enron and want to see about 12 seconds of strobe-lit nipples want to keep up with. The smartest guys in the room, the amazing rise and scandalous fall of enron does do what a lot of books that are then made into movies which is to fill in gaps and put more meat on the bones of the story. “enron: the smartest guys in the room” boils it down and tells the story in clear terms, but make no mistake: it’s still a complex issue even the film’s audience-friendly method of analysis requires that you pay attention.
Step 4: swot analysis of the enron the smartest guys in the room hbr case solution: swot analysis helps the business to identify its strengths and weaknesses, as well as understanding of opportunity that can be availed and the threat that the company is facing. The smartest guys in the room the amazing rise and scandalous fall of enron 434 pages • enron, a massive energy management ﬁ rm, turned out to be a house of cards. The entire story of how enron corporation, one of the world’s major energy giant, collapsed is beautifully portrayed in the 2005 documentary film called “the smartest guys in the room” which is based on the best-selling 2003 book of the same name, written by fortune reporters bethany mclean and peter elkind.