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Mediator Skills and Techniques: Triangle of Influence 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781847661449
Previous Edition ISBN: 1845923553
Published: January 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £90.00

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The skills, techniques and strategies for mediation - everything you need to successfully tackle a mediation. The mediation process has become an increasingly important method of tackling problems, complaints and disputes. Ensure you have the latest techniques and strategies in your armoury.

This practical book outlines the skills and techniques required to prepare for, participate in, and conduct mediation. By using its examples and checklists, you will be able to approach any mediation with complete confidence.

Essential new tools and resources - you will benefit from exercises, tools and resources giving you the opportunity to learn, and update, the skills, techniques and strategies needed when mediating.

This user-friendly guide will enable you to:

  • Master mediation skills and techniques
  • Create an environment conducive to mediation
  • Design a fair and effective negotiation process
  • Diagnose problems, complaints and disputes
  • Assist the parties to identify their interests and priorities
  • Provide momentum for settlement
  • Avoid mediator traps
  • Access key ADR tools and resources including mediation agreements, mediation rules and procedures, sample settlement agreements, a range of guidance notes and up-to-date reading materials
  • Develop a mediation practice
  • Gain an overview of the practice of mediation across Europe.

Essential new material for all mediators, lawyers representing clients in mediation, organisations in dispute, users of dispute resolution services, ADR organisations, as well as anybody studying mediation.

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
This Book's Approach to Mediation Skills and Techniques
Establishing the Foundations for Mediation: Intake, Screening, Early Contact and Preparation
Maintaining a Favourable Climate
Diagnosing, Defining, Designing
Managing the Mediation Process
Assisting the Communication Process
Facilitating the Negotiations
Encouraging Settlement
Variations in the Mediation Process
Special Issues in Mediation
Avoiding Mediator Traps
Developing a Practice and Practising Mediation
European Comparisons