Here is a fascinating paper entitled Mediation Providers No Longer Add Value
It started life as a debate in 2006 sponsored by MATA but is now reproduced as a very readable think piece and has input from notables like Richard Schiffer, Chair of ADR Group and Elizabeth Birch, founder of ACI.
“…. The question that is asked is whether Mediation Providers add value. So I ask myself: Is this like turkeys voting for Christmas? Are we in competition with each other? Or are Mediation Providers useful to the individual mediators?”
Congratulations to John Lande for receiving the 2007 CPR Award for Outstanding Original Professional Article in the 24th Annual Awards for Outstanding Scholarship in ADR. I posted about John’s article,...By Gini Nelson