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Settle it Out of Court: How to Resolve Business and Personal Disputes Using Mediation, Arbitration, and Negotiation

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Settle it Out of Court: How to Resolve Business and Personal Disputes Using Mediation, Arbitration, and Negotiation

Thomas E. Crowley

ISBN: 978-0-471-30634-4 May 1994 256 Pages

Description

An attorney and conflict resolution specialist offers youstep-by-step guidance to settling your disputes out of court....Marital, employer/employee, contract...no matter what your dispute,this lucid and witty how-to guide offers you proven strategies andstep-by-step guidance to resolving it fairly, equitably, andwithout the time and expense of a court trial. Packed withreal-life examples and anecdotes and written in plain English,Settle It Out of Court is a valuable, entertaining resource forbusinesspeople, negotiators, and just about anybody involved in adispute. Advance praise for Settle It Out of Court.

"...a timely, insightful, practical, and extraordinarilywell-written book on how to achieve fair and dignified resolutionsof our disputes. Through real-life experiences, well-toldanecdotes, and humor, Mr. Crowley provides a step-by-stepguide...which is fun to read, easy to understand, and easy to use."Keith Hunter Regional Vice President American ArbitrationAssociation

"...a real gem. It s timely, witty, and it s desperately needed bymillions of litigants and their attorneys...should be requiredreading for every business professional entering into a contract,every parent contemplating divorce, and every supervisor who findshimself or herself sitting opposite an irate employee." Dr. PeterS. Adler, PhD Managing Director, The Accord Group Former Directorof the State of Hawaii Center for Alternative DisputeResolution

"...a rare combination of tremendously useful information conveyedin a simple, witty, readable manner.... For anyone feeling trappedin a dispute, this will be a welcome road map to reaching a fair,fast, and economical resolution while keeping one s sanity intact."James K. Hoenig Arbitrator, mediator, attorney, and psychologist
A Modern Horror Story.

We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us: How to Turn and Face OurDisputes.

The Power of Ritual: How to Use Ritual to Resolve OurDisputes.

Don't Panic, Plan: How to Brainstorm Our Strategy.

``The Play's the Thing'': How to Use Negotiation to ReachAgreement.

Breaking Impasse: What to Do When We Don't Know What to Do.

You Don't Have to Sue the Tar Out of Everybody: How to UseMediation to Achieve a Fair Result.

Mopping Up: How to Make a Safe and Sound SettlementAgreement.

No Retreat, No Surrender: How to Use Arbitration to End YourDispute.

An Officer and a Gentleman: Choosing a Lawyer.

The Higher Road to a Higher Ground: How to Do the Right Thingand Still Win.

Notes.

Index.