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WBI's position on mediation and workplace bullying

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Bullying is rarely just conflict. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on an  American Arbitration Association (AAA) initiative to address workplace bullying in the academe. The WBI position is clear. When there is a power/status difference, mediation is the wrong tool. We do not mediate domestic violence cases. When there is clearly a perpetrator-initiator and an involuntary target, mediation further compromises the compromised. When the organization believes the target finally attempting to fight back makes him or her equally wrong, mediation doesn’t work.

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