Has Mediation Suffocated Negotiation? Written by Professor Kim Lovegrove (Australian readership)
Prior to the 1990s, the concept of mediation as a means to dispute resolution was not well established. The latter day assumption is that absent mediation everything went to court, but the fact is that 90 per cent of matters were still settled before they went to trial. Little has changed; 90 per cent of matters still settle before matters go to trial. Click here to read this article, published by Sourceable and written by Professor Kim Lovegrove. Professor Lovegrove, has published many other relevant articles on Sourceable that are well worth a read. Please click here to view some of his other articles.