ByJohn S. McClenahen Executives, too, apparently are losing confidence in the honesty and integrity of their companies' management teams. Some 67% of 203 executives polled last month by Christian & Timbers, an executive recruiting firm, said their confidence levels had fallen during the past year. In contrast, 13% said their confidence levels had increased. Twenty percent said it had stayed the same. "I think that with the stock market plunge, even executives are questioning everything and everyone around them," says Jeffrey Christian, chairman and CEO of Christian & Timbers.