2.) The Enron Corporation served as our case study of an organization driven by a shareholder conception of the firm - a cultural understanding that the firm is properly an instrument for generating return for its shareholders.
Now, the capitalist enterprise in conventionally thought of as being about the generation of profit. We have considered the thesis that in a shareholder value-driven firm, by contrast, profits become a means of an end, rather than an end itself. Explain this thesis.