æThe Smartest Guys in the RoomÆ by Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind

A book that raises interesting issues about corporate crime in the US and China.

Bethany McLeans’s and Peter Elkind’s The smartest guys in the Room’ is the must-read story of Enron’s rise and fall.
The brilliant account of major corporate wrongdoings in the US comes at a time when many Chinese companies have been shown to be flawed, including the recent case of Singapore-listed China Aviation Oil.
The two cases throw up some interesting issues.
Technically, the nature of CAO’s collapse is more similar to the...

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