FOR THE ETHICS CHALLENGE
an invaluable and very timely work that succinctly articulates the role
of business, education and civic leaders in fostering organizational
cultures that promote high ethical standards.
F. King Alexander,
President, California State University Long Beach
integrity, telling the truth, and following the rules: every one of us
routinely faces these types of ethical challenges, whether we recognize
such or not. Here is a thought-provoking book that provides a
through many of these everyday dilemmas. A much needed book for our
G. Krygier, Los Angeles Juvenile Court Judge and author of Juvenile Court: a Judge's Guide
for Young Adults and Their Parents.
Stone and Mick Ukleja present "the ethics challenge" in a powerful,
easy-to-read manner that will certainly help practitioners of the art
of leadership...as well as those that follow them. People
all walks of life can "strengthen their integrity in a greedy world" by
adopting some of the many thought-provoking ideas contained here.
—James Kennedy, former Director,
Kennedy Space Center
follows Stone's and Ukleja's advice will not only sleep better, they'll
help restore America's character and capacity for greatness.
Cole, City Manager of Ventura, California, named one of Governing Magazine's
nine "Public Officials of the Year"
delivers a clear
and simple message: merely talking about honesty and integrity is not
We each have to walk
—William S. Kanaga, Retired
Chairman, Ernst & Young, and former Chairman, U.S. Chamber of
The Ethics Challenge is
a broad exposure to thoughtful examples of everyday ethical
situations...a must read!
—Howard Chambers, Vice President
and Deputy General Manager of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner program
leadership presented in commonsense terms that can change your behavior
through self-awareness. It's easy to read, understand, and
to. A must read for anyone who wants to succeed ethically in
business (or life).
—Dr. Beverly Lewis
O'Neill, former Mayor of Long Beach, California, and former President
of the United States Conference of Mayors
I read The
I couldn’t help but reflect on my 31 years as an NFL referee
and a like number
as a teacher and school administrator. The question came to
mind—What do others
expect of me? This book
emphasizes how our intentions to do the right thing can be embodied by
and our actions. In today’s environment, you need to read
—Jim Tunney, Former NFL Referee,
Educator, and author of It's the
Will, Not the Skill
This is a forceful book that is well written and
easy to read. Using a combination of logic and examples, the authors
explain how to become a more ethical person and simultaneously build
ethical climate of your organization.
Feldman, CEO, Astronauts Memorial Foundation
a leader in the mass media industry, I have a commitment to continually
strengthen the ethical climate of my organization. The temptation,
especially in tough times, is to cut corners and compromise rather than
sticking to my own basic values. The
Ethics Challenge provides me with
a systematic strategy to follow my own good intentions. It is an
invaluable tool to the leader who wants to make a lasting difference.
President/GM, CBS2/KCAL9, Los Angeles
every high-level corruption case of a public offi cial, it seems that
new, more stringent and complicated ethics laws are passed to
“prevent” any future public breach. Th ese new laws
provide public officials cover for the indiscretions of their
colleagues, but don’t make for more ethical elected
Stone and Ukleja point out, ethical actions are personally inspired and
are not found in ethics rules or laws.
—Curt Pringle, Mayor
of Anaheim, former Speaker of the California State Assembly