Steven Mintz in the Media...

Purchase your copy "Beyond Happiness and Meaning, Transforming Your Life Through Ethical Behavior."

I really enjoyed the book and hope others do as well.  It is all too easy in today’s world for ethical problems to sneak up on us.   In a very practical way and through relevant examples of the ethical choices we might face on a daily basis, the book highlights how our actions affect others while demystifying many of the normal ethical blind spots.  All too often people see the cost in acting ethically.  What really resonated with me was the book's core message on how acting ethically can lead to a more meaningful life.

Anthony Menendez​

George A. Dasaro Distinguished Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting at Loyola Marymount University

Sept 10 2020        

"Steve was interviewed by Canadian TV (CTV) about his opinion regarding Bob Woodward's comments on Trump's disclosure back in February that the virus would by 5 times greater than the flu

Fall 2020        

Steve had an article published in 97 Things About Ethics Everyone in Data Science Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts. The paper is entitled: Ethics, AI, and the Audit Function in Financial Reporting.

July 27  2020 

Here's the link to my interview with Faryal Razzaq, a Pakistani educator and professor who is the Founder & CEO of FEEEL (PVT) Ltd. Great interviewer! (Must log on to Facebook to watch)

July 6  2020 

Steve's interview with the Sinclair Broadcast Group was published on WJLA in Washington, D.C. in                     a column and video about the "cancel culture."

May  2020 

Steve was interviewed by an online sports publication, "The Score", about what has to happen before sports leagues should open up. The piece is "Risk vs. Reward: Exploring the Ethics of Resuming Sports" is by Nick Faris.

May. 11  2020 

Steve visited with Jim Blasingame, the Small Business Advocate. They  discussed ethical issues about how the coronavirus has been handled both personally and by the government, and the effects on small businesses.

Apr. 26  2020 

Steve was interviewed by BookMarketingBuzzBlog about his book, Beyond Happiness and Meaning

Apr. 3  2020 

Steve was interviewed by Chris Thierfelder for his "A Case of the Mondays" podcast

Mar. 16  2020 

Steve was interviewed by KAHI in Sacramento, CA about personal responsibility during the coronavirus outbreak

Mar. 13  2020 

Steve was interviewed by WFLA in Tampa about ethics and the coronavirus.

Mar. 20  2020 

Steve wrote an opinion editorial,"Personal Responsibility and the Coronavirus," that was published in the Pacific Coast Business Times."

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Mar.  16 2020 

 Steve was interviewed by radio station KAHI in Sacramento, CA about his views on ethics and the coronavirus.

Mar.  2020 

Steve published an article in Central Coast Kind Magazine (pg 16) "A Generosity of Spirit Can Improve the Lives of Others." It's a timely piece on personal responsibility and caring for others and quite appropriate in these trying times.

Mar.  2020 

Steve was interviewed by HRCI, the premier credentialing organization for HR professionals, for their piece "How HR Leaders Can Cultivate an Ethical Workplace."

Feb.  2020 

Steve wrote an invited opinion piece on Qeedle, a leading small business blog, that addresses "Management's Role in Developing an Ethical Culture."

Jan. 7 2020 

Steve interviewed by Jim Blasingame about "The Role of the Corporation in Society and the Decline in Civility." 

Jan. 1 2020 

Steve tackles the thorny issue of ethics and AI in this piece published by Corporate Compliance Insights: "Ethical AI is Built On Transparency, Accountability and Trust."

Winter,  2019

Steve had an article published in the American Medical Writers Association Journal titled "Building an Ethical Culture: The Role of the Human Resource Professional."

Dec, 13,  2019

The issue of ethics and AI is critical in today's digital world. An opinion piece was picked up by the Roanoke Star.

Dec, 11  2019

Steve wrote an opinion piece for the Global Trade Magazine on how working for a socially-responsible organization can enhance happiness

Dec, 9  2019

Steve was interviewed by the Virginian Pilot Online about rudeness, crudeness and the lack of civility in society

Nov, 27  2019

 Steve was interviewed by WOCA radio in Ocala, FL about my book Beyond Happiness and Meaning: Transforming Your Life Through Ethical Behavior.

Nov, 25  2019

Steve wrote an exclusice article for The Fulcrum. The Fulcrum is a non-profit news organization dedicated to better democracy, with in-depth coverage of national politics and government.

Nov, 12  2019

Steve was interviewed by Canadian TV about his views on ethics and the impeachment of President Trump.

Nov, 2  2019

"Steve did a podcast with Teresa McQueen from Saffire Legal, an employment law firm, about workplace ethics."

Oct, 14  2019

Steve was interviewed for a second time on the effects of social media and ethics in the digital age on society. Jim Blasingame - The Small Business Expert .  see first interview here

Oct, 9  2019

"Steve was interviewed for a story in the Chicago Tribune on "Take steps before blowing the whistle at work." The article was syndicated and picked up by the Baltimore Sun and other media outlets.

Sept, 19  2019

"Ethical Leaders and Workplace Culture: The Foundation of Ethical Decision Making."  Published on the Great Leadership website

Sept, 19  2019

The interview with KNND "Are Your Workplace Ethics In Need Of A Checkup?" 

Steven discusses the importance of ethics in the workplace, why sticking to ethical behavior can be difficult at times, and how in the long run it’s beneficial for you to do the right thing.

Aug, 26  2019

The interview below was picked up by Thrive Global
This magazine covers self-help, wellness advice and lifestyle. Its goal is to help readers reconnect with themselves and learn techniques for maintaining balance in order to live their best life.

Aug,  26 2019

An interview with Medium/Authority Magazine

Authority Magazine is devoted primarily to sharing interesting feature interviews of people who are authorities in Business, Film, Sports and Tech.

Aug, 11  2019

An interview with WDEL on having a "Workplace Ethics Checkup.

Aug, 1  2019

Steve was interviewed for the article "Identifying Common Judgement Traps and Biases" in the Strategic Finance Magazine

Aug, 1  2019

Steven Mintz, PhD, CPA, professor emeritus of accounting at California Polytechnic State University, received the award for Outstanding Article for In Focus/Features, for his article, “Accounting in the Public Interest: An Historical Perspective on Professional Ethics,”

July, 30  2019

Steve was interviewed by Jim Blasingame of Small Business Radio, a nationally syndicated radio program. Jim is a thought-leader on small business and entrepreneurship. He interviewed me on ethics in society and the merging field of digital ethics

July, 18  2019

Steve was interviewed by KYXZ Excellent Radio 107.9 FM, a radio station in Grover Beach, CA. The interview was part of a program on "Artsy People." The discussion was about Steve's new book, Beyond Happiness and Meaning: Transforming Your Life Through Ethical Behavior.

June 29,  2019

How Ethical Are You At Work?

Steven Mintz article posted In The Good Men Project 

June 24,  2019

Which KPMG Scandal Is Worse: PCAOB ‘Steal the Exam’ or CPE Training Exam Cheating?

Steven Mintz was interviewed by the writer on accounting ethics.

Human Resources MBA, the #1 online resource guide for exploring and picking the best human resources degree programs for MBAs, has recognized my blog “Workplace Ethics Advice,” as one of the top five blogs about business ethics that supports degrees in Human Resources. The blog was ranked # 3.

May 28,  2019

Taxation of Cannabis Businesses

Steven Mintz  comments on article in the UVA Darden Ideas to Action

Apr 1,  2019

When Best Intentions Are Not Enough

Steven Mintz  interviewed by the Strategic Finance article

 Mar. 28,  2019

March Madness’s Toughest Matchup: Brackets vs. Ethics.

Steven Mintz  interviewed by the NY Times article

 Mar. 2019

Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting,

 The fifth edition of Steven Mintz accounting ethics textbook is released

 Mar.  22, 2019

Pacific Coast Business Times,

Steve Mintz Op-Ed College admissions process is morally bankrupt

 Mar.  21, 2019

Deseret News,

Article on moral compass regarding the admissions scandal

Steve Mintz was interviewed and quoted on the subject..

Jan.  31, 2019

Mind Body, a local San Luis Obispo company,

is in the process of being acquired by a venture capital firm.

Steve Mintz comments on the acquisition.

Dec.  24, 2018

"Should Auditors Rotate Every 109 Years?"

The Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association

Dec.  19, 2018

"Sustainability Accounting and the Public Interest"

Triple Pundit, People, Planet, Profit

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March 9, 2018

"Supreme Court Ruling Bad for Whistle Blowers"

The Pacific Coast Business Times

March 2018

"Accounting in the Public Interest: An Historical Perspective on Professional Ethics"

The CPA Journal

January 22, 2018

"CSR Episode 21: “Ethically Speaking part 2"

Xocial Podcast

January 15, 2018

"CSR Episode 20: “Ethically Speaking - part 1"

Xocial Podcast

November 9, 2017

"Selling the Soul of Academia"

Pilant’s Business Ethics Blog

November 3, 2017

"Marijuana Businesses Face Ethical Concerns"

Pacific Coast Business Times

April 24, 2017

"The Ethics of Kindness – Pay it Forward"

Pilant’s Business Ethics Blog

Ethics in Accounting - CPA Australia Broadcast
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"Ethics in Accounting"

CPA Australia Podcast

January 20, 2017

“UC Irresponsible in Hiring of H1-B Visa Workers”

Pacific Coast Business Times

Winter, 2016

"Ethically Speaking"   Cal Poly Interview

Accounting Professor Steven Mintz has been surveying business ethics for decades, watching the landscape quake and settle with each new scandal and breakthrough in transparency. Throughout his career, he has explored ethics in accounting while taking his findings into the classroom to prepare students about to enter the workforce. Most recently, Mintz received the Accounting Exemplar Award from the Public Interest Section of the American Accounting Association, making Cal Poly the only institution to have two faculty members recognized with the honor.

November 23, 2016

“The Ethical State of the CPA profession”

CPA Journal

September 23, 2016

“Political Correctness In College Has No Place In The Workplace”

Pacific Coast Business Times

April 8, 2016

“Minimum Wage Hike a Moral Issue”

Pacific Coast Business Times

January 8, 2016

“It’s Déjà vu for Investment Bankers”

Pacific Coast Business Times

January 2, 2015

“Bank of America moral hazard may lead to another financial crisis”

Pacific Coast Business Times

March 21, 2014

Auditor independence should be left to the accounting profession”

Pacific Coast Business Times

February 18, 2013

“A Governor’s Attack on Academic Freedom”

Chronicle of Higher Education

May 6, 2013

“KPMG Insider Trading Scandal Damages the Reputation of the Accounting Profession”

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