Mediation = Control Originally Posted on MediationWorks.
Often, especially in legal matters, parties in conflict see taking their case to mediation as signifying weakness or fear. Since lawsuits are adversarial, this perception is understandable. In contentious cases, with difficult adversaries, showing weakness can be problematic and disadvantageous. There are other factors to consider when deciding to take a case to a…Continue
Mediators help parties to settle disputes by facilitating discussion and encouraging the parties to explore, acknowledge, and understand the other’s motivations and interests. Lawyers, judges, and mediators should all remind parties in a conflict that the pragmatic reasons to settle a case or dispute are…Continue
Originally Posted on Mediation Works http://goo.gl/sokylX
Is there a right time to enlist help of a mediator? Is there are wrong time?
Like any complicated matter, a conflict is unique in terms of its particular subject, the parties’ motivations, and the overall context. So, decisions regarding how and when to attempt to resolve any…Continue
New Post on my blog urging a "resolution" to make 2014 a year to deal with conflict.Continue