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By Cynthia Cooper

The longer WorldCom leader Audit govt 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, anything within the pit of her belly tells her to maintain digging. Cooper takes readers behind the curtain on a riveting, real-time trip as she and her crew paintings at evening and at the back of closed doorways to show the biggest fraud in company historical past. Whom can they belief? may perhaps she lose her activity? should still she worry for her actual protection?

In Extraordinary Circumstances, she recounts for the 1st time her trip from her shut kinfolk upbringing in a small Mississippi city, to operating motherhood and company good fortune, to the pressures of turning into a whistleblower, to being named one in all Time's 2002 people of the 12 months. She additionally offers an extraordinary insider's glimpse into the fantastic 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 iteration. 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 through determination and brick by way of brick."

At a time while company dishonesty is dominating public recognition, Extraordinary Circumstances makes it transparent that the tone set on the best is necessary to fostering a moral setting within the work-place. Provocative, relocating, and extremely own, outstanding situations is a warning sign to company leaders and an intimate glimpse at a scandal that shook the company world.

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