Success as a Mediator For Dummies

Author: Victoria Pynchon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118078624
Format: PDF, Docs
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To be an effective mediator, you need to learn and fine-tune a variety of special skills, from remaining calm and neutral, to breaking impasse, to marketing your business with diligence. This guide gives you everything you need to enter the exciting world of mediation.

Mediation Career Guide

Author: Forrest S. Mosten
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 9780787957032
Format: PDF
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In this definitive guide, Forrest Mosten--an internationally recognized mediation expert--helps would-be mediators answer the critical question "Do I have the values, skills, personality, and commitment necessary to mediate?" A comprehensive resource, the book also explores a wealth of timely topics including the need to establish standards of the profession, how to maintain confidentiality, the pros and cons of co-mediation, and the place of mediation in the process of court and law reform. Straightforward and reader-friendly, the Mediation Career Guide is filled with practice tips, self-surveys, diagrams, reading resources, a list of training programs and volunteer opportunities, budget forms, and model standards of conduct. This hands-on resource is designed to make the challenging journey of becoming a peacemaker a one-step-at-a-time manageable process.

The Mediator s Toolkit

Author: Gerry O'Sullivan
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422866
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn how to formulate and ask penetrating, paradigm-shifting questions for successful outcomes in any conflict. Knowing how to formulate and ask incisive questions to get to the core of a conflict, challenge entrenched thinking, and shift perspectives are the main challenge for mediators and the key to successful conflict resolution. The Mediator’s Toolkit employs the author’s powerful “S Questions Model,” to provide readers with the skills and tools to develop and ask strategic questions that result in successful outcomes in any context. The S Questions Model toolkit dives into four dimensions of successful questions for mediation: the subject matter dimension, the structure dimension, the information seeking dimension, and the shifting thinking dimension. The toolkit clearly explains: The theory behind each question type, including exploration of relevant neuroscience and psychology The purpose of different types of questions How the questions work When to use different types of questions How to build and apply questions to mediation in a non-threatening way This essential practical guide will radically sharpen, focus, and improve the questioning skills of qualified mediators, students, lecturers, trainers, and those using questions to challenge and effect change, in any context.

How To Make Money as a Mediator And Create Value for Everyone

Author: Jeffrey Krivis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118046994
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How to Make Money as a Mediator (and Create Value for Everyone) is an invaluable and inspirational resource filled with practical, proven, and down-to-earth information on how you can develop a satisfying and lucrative career as a mediator, no matter what your area of interest—labor and employment mediation, intellectual property, environment, personal injury, family and divorce, contract, securities, or international peacekeeping.

Turkey as a Mediator

Author: Doga Ulas Eralp
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739193643
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This book offers a systematic overview of successes and failures of Turkey’s mediation initiatives in fragile and conflict-affected societies in the Middle East, western Balkans, and sub-Saharan Africa. It analyzes the narratives that guide Turkish mediation, the tools used by the Turkish government, and Turkey’s evolving self-image as a mediator.

Becoming a Mediator

Author: Peter Lovenheim
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN:
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Most mediators feel that helping people end conflicts is special work, and, they're sustained by rewards beyond money, praise, or fame. But with no obvious career path and no prescribed courses to take or degrees to earn, how does one become a mediator? Whatever your background-whether in law, social work, teaching, psychology, business, homemaking, or parenting-you can become a mediator and find a satisfying career says Peter Lovenheim. Becoming a Mediator shows you how, offering a practical, nuts-and-bolts guide to breaking into the field and a no-nonsense approach to the reality of current professional opportunities. Drawing from the experiences of actual mediators, as well as from his own many years of work as an attorney and mediator, Lovenheim not only provides a vital resource but also conveys the sense of mission mediators feel for this emerging new profession.

Improvisational Negotiation

Author: Jeffrey Krivis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470242426
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Improvisational Negotiation presents an original approach for mediators, negotiators, and other dispute resolution professionals. Drawing on his own experience plus those of his colleagues, Jeffrey Krivis offers the reader dramatic, well-crafted, and highly instructive stories about people in conflict - families, organizations, corporations - and shows how mediated negotiations help them to reach a successful resolution. Unlike most books on the topic, Improvisational Negotiation does not focus on theory, philosophy, or formulaic procedures. The book highlights entertaining true stories that illuminate the skills and tools a good mediator uses to direct a successful negotiation and then asks the questions: What happened? and What strategies can we learn?

How to Mediate Like a Pro

Author: Mary Greenwood
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595469620
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For over twenty-five years, Author Mary Greenwood has been resolving disputes in her professional career as an Attorney, Mediator, Human Resources Director, Union Negotiator, and Labor Arbitrator. Her book how to Negotiate Like a Pro, Which has won six book awards, was based on her experience as a Union Negotiator, the sequel how to Mediate Like a Pro is based on her experience as a Mediator in over 7000 cases. Greenwood noticed that there were certain Rules or characteristics of the cases that settled that were not present in the cases that did not settle. Greenwood lists each Rule and Script and offers a concise explanation on how and when to use it in Mediation. How to Mediate Like a Pro presents strategles and practical tips for the Mediation process it will give you insight on how to deal with difficult parties how to break an impasse and how to close the deal. After you read this book, you will be able to Mediate Like A Pro.

How Mediation Works

Author: Stephen B. Goldberg
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1787147231
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How Mediation Works will introduce management and law students as well as businesses to this art of conflict resolution from the behavioral perspective, while also providing a valuable resource to continuing education programs, mediation training, and lawyers to familiarize clients with the mediation process.

Mediation Skills and Techniques

Author: Michael T. Colatrella Jr.
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327179201
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is an essential and comprehensive addition to the professional library of all mediators. It provides a thorough course of study of the mediation process, from convening the mediation to formalizing the settlement agreement. The book adopts an interdisciplinary approach to mediation, integrating knowledge and expertise from law, psychology, and sociology. Practical examples and case studies are used to illustrate the skills and techniques necessary to become an effective mediator. Bolstered with scientific research, the content of the book goes far beyond the scope of most other mediation books with its extensive consideration of the dynamics of interpersonal conflict and negotiation techniques that set high-quality mediators apart from the crowd. Additional helpful practical advice about cultivating a successful mediation practice is provided, including a survey of careers in mediation, tips on marketing, and appendices with useful forms and worksheets. All mediators and students of mediation will find sound and applicable guidance in this book, regardless of their experience level, background, education, or field of practice. This book answers the call for the systematic preparation of forward thinking mediation professionals who seek to be on the vanguard of this rapidly expanding and evolving field. Coverage includes: Ch. 1: Introduction to Learning Mediation Skills and Techniques Ch. 2: Establishing the Foundation: Introductions, Intake, Screening & Preparation Ch. 3: Maintaining a Favorable Climate Ch. 4: Managing the Mediation Process Ch. 5: Assisting the Communication Process Ch. 6: Managing Conflict from Crisis to Opportunity Ch. 7: Facilitating the Negotiations Ch. 8: Encouraging Settlement Ch. 9: Variations in the Mediation Process Ch. 10: Special Issues in Mediation Ch. 11: Avoiding Mediator Traps Ch. 12: Becoming a Mediator, Careers in Mediation, and Establishing a Private Mediation Practice