Inside Arthur Andersen -- Shifting Values, Unexpected Consequences (Financial Times Prentice Hall, 208 pages, $24.95) describes the cultural changes that accompanied that transition and made it possible for Andersen employees to start shredding thousands of Enron documents in the fall of 2001.
Is this inevitable? Must we work ever harder and longer, and accept more risk, to stay competitive? Douglas K. Smith thinks not—or not necessarily. Smith is a former McKinsey consultant who, a couple of years ago, wrote On Value and Values: Thinking Differently About We… in an Age of Me (Financial Times Prentice Hall).