Is Now A Good Time to Mediate?

An unknown author on the Harvard Negotiation PON Blog staff posted a blog on April 9, 2020 entitled “How Mood Affects Negotiators” which discusses “What …social psychologists [are] learning about the connections among emotions, negotiators and decision making.” (Id.) The blog post notes that researcher Jennifer S. Lerner of the [Read More]

By |April 24th, 2020|Research, Uncategorized|

What, Me Worry?

Being involved in a lawsuit or even just in a dispute can be stressful, worrisome if not anxiety ridden. Believe it or not, being the mediator trying to help the parties resolve their dispute can also be stressful, worrisome, and anxiety producing. The mediator never really knows what is going [Read More]

By |March 20th, 2020|Research|

Emotions and Trash Talking

Without doubt, litigation produces stress, both to the party and to the attorney representing the party. And mediation can be equally as stressful as it brings up all of the emotions imbedded in the dispute. Consequently, in attempting to resolve the matter at mediation, a party may start with two [Read More]

By |January 31st, 2014|Research|

Emotions and Trash Talking

Without doubt, litigation produces stress, both to the party and to the attorney representing the party. And mediation can be equally as stressful as it brings up all of the emotions imbedded in the dispute. Consequently, in attempting to resolve the matter at mediation, a party may start with two [Read More]

By |January 31st, 2014|Research|
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