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David Shapiro's Methodology For Successful Mediations

by Geoff Sharp
March 2009

From the blog mediator blah...blah...

Geoff Sharp

Plenty to agree and disagree with in UK/US big name mediator David Shapiro's swan song here at The Mediator Magazine.


Required reading for those mediating litigated cases, Shapiro covers;

1. Insisting on full authority

2. Mediator Preparation

3. Pre Mediation Conferences

4. Pre Mediation Issue Identification

5. Joint Session Reality Testing

6. Positional Bargaining and How to Stop it

7. A Deal All Sides Can Live With


8. Multi-Party Litigation

9. Challenge Mediations

10 Going for the “Bottom Line”

11. Opening Statements – Are They Necessary?

12. Stopping the Mediation

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Biography


Geoff Sharp is a Commercial Mediator from Wellington, New Zealand. Geoff works in the Asia Pacific region, including New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand and Pacific Islands. He is a mediator resolving business problems. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and mediates complex and hotly debated litigation covering a wide range of subject matter from insurance disputes to historic sexual abuse claims.

Geoff is author of the award winning blog mediator blah...blah... a mediation blog experiment in reflective practice and the Mediation vBlog Project, a kind of mediation genome project by video blog.



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Website: www.geoffsharp.co.nz

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