While we have already suggested that feedback is a vital tool in professional development, it is worth identifying some of the specific reasons why feedback is important. The purpose of this paper, then, is to offer a practical and soundly based framework for giving effective feedback.
As mediation continues to gain community acceptance as a legitimate and frequently preferred dispute resolution process, practitioners are investigating some of the subtle influences that contribute to a successful mediation conference.
Negotiation is not just a discrete process but an intrinsic part of many aspects of practice. Realising this allows negotiation to become an assessable and transferable corporate asset.
In “The Promise of Mediation,” 2 the authors, Robert Baruch Bush and Joseph Folger, discuss, and ultimately advocate, a new organising framework for (western) society, referred to as the “Relational” world view. The purpose of this article is to explore the Relational vision, primarily through a comparison with the prevailing paradigm of Individualism.