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Ethics Sage Press Release

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA, October 29, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ethics Sage was interviewed by NY Times reporter Eilene Zimmerman for an article on workplace ethics in the October 24 Sunday Business Times. The website link for this article is

Employees often face ethical dilemmas in the workplace because they uncover wrongdoing by a supervisor. The offending party may pressure the employee not to say anything about the matter and not to take the matter to higher levels within the organization. Steven Mintz, aka Ethics Sage, provides advice on how to deal with the ethical dilemma in a manner that protects the employee and, at the same time, enables him or her to act in an ethical manner.

Steven Mintz is a professor in the Orfalea College of Business at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. Dr. Mintz teaches ethics and has written two textbooks on ethics in accounting. The latest is Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting: Text and Cases. The second edition of the book was published by McGraw-Hill Irwin and has a 2011 copyright date. It is used by about 50 colleges and universities. Dr. Mintz has written more than 20 papers on ethics related matters, develops continuing education and ethics training programs for companies and government agencies, and he is a frequent speaker on ethics. His Ethics Sage blog site is:

The Ethics Sage provides commentary and is available for writing and speaking engagements in all areas related to societal and business ethics. His website is: