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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) is a term used to describe the range of techniques and processes available to resolve disputes between individuals, groups, organisations, corporations, ethnic groups and even countries. These processes are ‘alternatives’ to either traditional bargaining systems or legal proceedings.

ADR has developed rapidly over the last few decades. Papers and courses are now taught at universities throughout the world and some have dedicated degree programmes of study. ADR systems and processes are now commonly incorporated into most new legislation in New Zealand.

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Articles/Resources/Books

"Frequently Asked Questions about Mediation and Negotiation” by James Melamed at Mediate.com

"How does the Mediations Process Work?” By Jessica. A. Stepp at Mediate.com

"All You Need to Know about Mediation But Didn’t Know to Ask" by Paul Fisher at Mediate.com

Getting to YES” ‘Negotiating an Agreement without giving in.’ Roger Fisher & William Ury 1981 Random House.
This seminal text formed the basis of many courses and presentations on the art of ‘Negotiation’. It is as relevant today as when it was first published.

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