Position Papers

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Upgrade

On behalf of the residents, taxpayers and patients in Santa Clara County, our organization is calling on you to take responsibility and accountability for the construction debacle at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. We are the Silicon Valley Ethics Roundtable, a diverse group of involved citizens with backgrounds in business, non-profits, and government. We volunteer […]

San Jose Police Academy graduates leave for Greener Pastures

There is a major ethical issue regarding San Jose Police Academy graduates being advised by their union officials to consider leaving the San police department after completing their training. The training is reported to cost San Jose approximately $140,000 per graduate. At present there is a significant concern regarding public safety in San Jose. But, […]

ETHICS IN LEADERSHIP… Seeking your comments!

Whether at home, a small business, the political arena, or in the boardroom, it is those leaders making decisions for others that shoulder the most ethical responsibilities. It is a leaders responsibility to make the best decision for those they represent, not themselves. Economist and management guru, Peter Drucker captured it when he said: “Management […]

A call for an ethical campaign

As members of the Silicon Valley Ethics Roundtable, we have been watching with more than passing interest the conduct and the outcome of the Special Election recently held to fill the vacant District 2 seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. As expected, that election resulted in the need for a runoff election […]