THE WORLDCOM CASE

THE WORLDCOM CASE – INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT

 

Instructions

 

Prepare a document that is typed, double-spaced, and grammatically correct in Times New Roman with Font size set at 12 point with margins of 1 inch.  Be sure to follow APA (6th ed.) format, including: appropriate cover page header, title, author(s) and course information and intext citation.  References cited must be in APA format.

 

Please research information on the WorldCom case and give a brief overview of it before responding to the following in detail:

 

  1. What were the events that led to the collapse of WorldCom?
  2. How was WorldCom’s deception exposed; and who were involved in its demise?
  3. What characteristics were evident in WorldCom’s leader, Bernie Ebbers?
  4. Describe the environment in which WorldCom’s corruption had taken place.
  5. Who is Cynthia Cooper? In your opinion, how has she helped or hurt the operations of WorldCom?
  6. In terms of ethical leadership, list and explain at most four (4) guidelines for its enforcement in organizations.
  7. What could have been done better by WorldCom to avoid the scandal?
  8. What preventative measures can be taken to avoid this type of situation from occurring in other organizations?

 

 

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