How to… Mediate: The Art of Dispute Resolution

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 24 July 2017
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
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Mediation is a voluntary, positive, forward-thinking way of resolving disputes, using a neutral third party (the mediator) to facilitate a settlement.

A recent review by the Kennedy Institute for Workplace Mediation at Maynooth University confirms that mediation has numerous benefits. These include high settlement rates, participant satisfaction with the process and agreements secured, repaired relationships, improved morale and performance and cost effectiveness.

Hence it’s little wonder that researchers on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms at UCD and Queen’s University have found a significant growth in private mediation practices across major public and private sector employers,

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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