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How Silence Perpetuates Workplace Harassment

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We've reached a point where there is widespread knowledge of harassment and bullying in the workplace.  But does that mean we are working to eliminate bad behaviors?  Not everywhere, says Lauren Stiller Rikleen, lawyer/mediator/author. 

She points out the workplace culture issues that often perpetuate bullying and harassment in her latest book The Shield of Silence.  Step one: break the silence that prevents people from speaking up about workplace transgressions.  The author visits with details.  

 

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