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How Stock Options Contributed To Corporate Debacles
San Francisco ChronicleLink to more items from this source
July 8, 2002

Excerpt: Although options didn't play a direct role in the accounting misstatements at Enron, WorldCom, Xerox, Rite Aid and a host of other companies, there's a growing belief they played an indirect role by motivating executives to focus on short-term earnings at the expense of long-term results.

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