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    Difference Between Arbitration and Mediation

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    What is the difference between arbitration and mediation ? Describe a time in your career where either of these would have an effective way for you to resolve a conflict issue within the workplace or in another outside situation.

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    Mediation is a process of alternative conflict resolution in which a neutral third party helps the adversaries to open negotiations and end a dispute in a mutually satisfactory agreement. Unlike arbitration or litigation, mediation does not impose a solution upon the parties.

    Arbitration differs from mediation in that the neutral third party, the arbitrator, will hear both sides of the dispute and then ...

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    Mediation is a process of alternative conflict resolution in which a neutral third party helps the adversaries to open negotiations and end a dispute in a mutually satisfactory agreement. Unlike arbitration or litigation, mediation does not impose a solution upon the parties.

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