Lauren Stiller Rikleen
author of "The Shield of Silence: How Power Perpetuates a Culture of Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace"
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Lauren Stiller Rikleen, author of "The Shield of Silence: How Power Perpetuates a Culture of Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace"
Lauren Stiller Rikleen, is founder and president of the Rikleen Institute for Strategic Leadership, is a preeminent provider of training, speaking, and consulting services to professional services entities, businesses, and organizations seeking to create an engaged, diverse, and inclusive workforce.
Through her speaking, training, consulting, and writing, she addresses such topics as strengthening multi-generational teams, women’s leadership and advancement, and minimizing the impact of unconscious bias.
Lauren’s newest book, combines detailed research, extensive interviews, and strategic recommendations for addressing workplace misconduct and the silence that fuels it. The book compellingly argues that sexual harassment and misconduct will not be stopped unless the condition that drives victims and bystanders into silence—the overriding fear that reporting misconduct will result in retaliation—is eliminated. A must-read for anyone interested in stopping harassment and negative behaviors, The Shield of Silence documents the link between the creation of a respectful, inclusive, and diverse workplace culture and the elimination of negative workplace behaviors.