Bad Apples NPR's Scott Horsley reports on the 'bad apple' theory of corporate scandals. The theory states that only a few companies are corrupting an otherwise safe and legitimate market. It's urged lawmakers to pursue reform. But as more companies are forced to restate their earnings and find themselves under federal criminal investigation, some wonder if the problem is actually more pervasive.
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NPR's Scott Horsley reports on the 'bad apple' theory of corporate scandals. The theory states that only a few companies are corrupting an otherwise safe and legitimate market. It's urged lawmakers to pursue reform. But as more companies are forced to restate their earnings and find themselves under federal criminal investigation, some wonder if the problem is actually more pervasive.