Analysis of WorldCom

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dc.contributor.advisor Westfall, Tiffany
dc.contributor.advisor Business.
dc.contributor.author O'Shea, Kylie
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-25T17:57:17Z
dc.date.available 2019-09-25T17:57:17Z
dc.date.issued 2019-05-04
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/201926
dc.description.abstract Fraud affects everyone. Sometimes without them even knowing. Accounting fraud in the corporate world may seem infrequent, but some of the largest accounting scandals happened within years of each other. WorldCom was a telecommunications company that existed until the early 2000s. After several WorldCom employees committed accounting fraud, the company filed for the largest bankruptcy ever recorded in the United States. This accounting scandal demonstrates the importance of ethical standards and internal controls in the work place. Even if one thinks they will never commit fraud on a large scale, they will never know until they are in a situation where they feel they have no other choice. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Business.
dc.title Analysis of WorldCom en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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