Case | HBS Case Collection | June 2005 (Revised July 2009)

Financial Reporting Problems at Molex, Inc. (A)

by Paul M. Healy

Abstract

Following an accounting problem at Molex, the firm's auditors request changes in management. The board of directors has to decide whether the auditors' concerns have merit or whether, as management argues, the accounting issue is immaterial.

Keywords: Managerial Roles; Governing and Advisory Boards; Financial Reporting; Relationships; Resignation and Termination; Accounting Audits;

Citation:

Healy, Paul M. "Financial Reporting Problems at Molex, Inc. (A)." Harvard Business School Case 105-082, June 2005. (Revised July 2009.)