The Mediation Field Guide: Transcending Litigation and Resolving Conflicts in Your Business or Organization / Edition 1

The Mediation Field Guide: Transcending Litigation and Resolving Conflicts in Your Business or Organization / Edition 1

by Barbara Ashley Phillips
     
 

ISBN-10: 078795571X

ISBN-13: 9780787955717

Pub. Date: 06/20/2001

Publisher: Wiley

At last—the definitive one-stop guide for anyone who wants to know what mediation is and how it works. The Mediation Field Guide is a comprehensive primer that is filled with practical strategies for elevating conflict resolution to a process that can effectively resolve business, personal, community, and institutional disputes on multiple levels.

Overview

At last—the definitive one-stop guide for anyone who wants to know what mediation is and how it works. The Mediation Field Guide is a comprehensive primer that is filled with practical strategies for elevating conflict resolution to a process that can effectively resolve business, personal, community, and institutional disputes on multiple levels. Throughout the book, expert mediator Barbara Ashley Phillips provides insights into both the simplicity and complexity of the inner workings of mediation that will enable you to use the process with the skill and finesse of a professional mediator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787955717
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/20/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Mediation and Wholeness.

PART ONE: WAY BEYOND LITIGATION.

Chapter 1: The Big Shift.

Chapter 2: Mediation in Action.

Chapter 3: Strategies for War and Peace.

Chapter 4: Transformation in Mediation.

PART TWO: OBSTACLES TO RESOLUTION.

Chapter 5: Self-Made Stumbling Blocks.

Chapter 6: The Lawyer Culture.

Chapter 7: Selecting a Lawyer for Your Mediation.

PART THREE: PUTTING PRINCIPLES TO WORK.

Chapter 8: Evaluating Mediation.

Chapter 9: Selecting a Mediator.

Chapter 10: Preparing to Mediate.

Chapter 11: The Art of Mediating.

Chapter 12: Mediating Employment Matters.

Chapter 13: The Construction Industry: A Model to Ponder.

Chapter 14: Turbo-Charging Contract Negotiations.

Chapter 15: Charting Public and Private Policy.

Chapter 16: The Emerging Synthesis.

Appendix A. Exercise for Testing Perspective.

Appendix B. Writing Agreements in Mediation.

Appendix C. Cutting the Baby -
Beyond Solomon's Solution.

Appendix D. The Emotional Stages of Letting Go of Conflict.

Appendix E. Love of the Dance.

Appendix F. Simple Mediation Confidentiality Agreement.

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