ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN BUSINESS provides an overview of innovative ADR methods that have been implemented to deal with domestic and international business disputes. This text takes a managerial approach that provides information on various aspects of ADR - such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration - to help managers make educated decisions when faced with choices of trial or ADR.
Introduces business students to conflict management mechanisms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), and allows them to explore and analyze established and cutting-edge ADR techniques for dealing with domestic and international business disputes. Part I covers dispute resolution, litigation, and the ADR response. Part II looks at major ADR settlement techniques, and Part III covers ADR ajudicatory mechanisms, including labor and employment, and arbitration. Part IV covers dispute resolution systems and the future of business. Includes key terms, cases, and questions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknew.com)