February 3, 2009
"A Conversation with Sherron Watkins"
Sherron Watkins talks about the collapse of Enron, how ethical tests come in times of crisis, King Saul‘s failure in the Old Testament, and how she thinks clergy ought to talk about money.
Professor David Miller interviews Sherron Watkins, former Vice President of Enron who alerted then-CEO Ken Lay to accounting irregularities within the company. Watkins talks about the collapse of Enron, the conditions that create an unethical environment, the impact of her faith in thinking about ethical dilemmas, the importance of moral courage in times of crisis, and how to fix a corporate culture often willing to cut corners.