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The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse: How to Spot Moral Meltdowns in Companies... Before It's Too Late Paperback – 1 August 2006
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It is difficult to imagine a more thorough and vivid qualitative description of ethical issues and their moral consequences than Jennings' Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse... Recommended to all leaders wondering about how to strengthen the ethical fiber of their organizations. - Journal of Applied Christian Leadership, St. Andrews UniversityBoth a must-have tool and a fascinating window into today's business world. - Chief of Naval Operations Professional Reading Program
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How do formerly ethical people---and organizations---descend into moral meltdowns? And how do we recognize the signs?Marianne Jennings, professor of business ethics at Arizona State University, predicted the collapse at Enron and the fall of the dot-coms. Now she explains the origins of moral meltdowns---and how we can spot the next one before it happens. SIGN #2: FEAR AND SILENCE
People have an obligation to dissent in this company.... If you don't speak up, that's not good.
---Jeffrey Skilling, former CEO of Enron, who withheld business from companies whose analysts did not give Enron a strong buy SIGN #4: WEAK BOARD
So as a CEO, I want a strong, competent board.
---Dennis Kozlowski, former CEO of Tyco, circa 2001 SIGN #6: INNOVATION LIKE NO OTHER
You know, if we hadn't had all those expenses, we would have had earnings.
---Attributed to a dot-com CEO, circa 1999
- Publisher : St. Martins Press-3PL (1 August 2006)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 354 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1250007739
- ISBN-13 : 978-1250007735
- Dimensions : 15.24 x 2 x 22.86 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 219,783 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ah the study of human folly is interesting. I give it 4 stars and not 5 because it was not engaging enough to receive five stars. Dead Companies Walking is definitely worth five stars could not put the book down.
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I will recomend it to our students, at these academic year as option, at next academic year as obligatory literature for study.