By Cynthia Cooper

The longer WorldCom leader Audit government Cynthia Cooper stares on the entries in entrance of her, the extra sinister they appear. however the CFO is badgering her to hold up her team's audit of the company's books and directing others to dam Cooper's efforts. nonetheless, whatever within the pit of her abdominal tells her to maintain digging. Cooper takes readers backstage on a riveting, real-time trip as she and her workforce paintings at evening and in the back of closed doorways to reveal the most important fraud in company historical past. Whom can they belief? may perhaps she lose her activity? should still she worry for her actual safeguard?

In Extraordinary Circumstances, she recounts for the 1st time her trip from her shut family members upbringing in a small Mississippi city, to operating motherhood and company luck, to the pressures of changing into a whistleblower, to being named one in every of Time's 2002 folks of the 12 months. She additionally offers a unprecedented insider's glimpse into the extraordinary upward thrust and fall of WorldCom, a telecom titan, the darling of Wall road, and a Cinderella tale for Mississippi.

With striking candor, Cooper discusses her fight to beat those demanding situations, and the way she has stumbled on therapeutic via sharing the teachings realized with the following new release. This publication reminds us all that moral decision-making isn't really cast on the crossroads of significant occasions yet starts off in youth, "decision by means of selection and brick by means of brick."

At a time whilst company dishonesty is dominating public recognition, Extraordinary Circumstances makes it transparent that the tone set on the most sensible is important to fostering a moral atmosphere within the work-place. Provocative, relocating, and very own, awesome conditions is a take-heed call to company leaders and an intimate glimpse at a scandal that shook the enterprise world.

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