Federal dispute resolution

Federal dispute resolution

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In recent years the federal government has increasingly used alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to solve numerous internal conflicts and external disputes. Like many other private, nonprofit, and governmental organizations, the federal government has discovered that ADR saves time and money, provides greater predictability, fosters creativity, improves relationships, and increases satisfaction. Federal Dispute Resolution provides a much-needed guide to using alternative dispute resolution in matters involving the federal government. This helpful resource is appropriate for anyone involved in the ADR process, including those who represent the government and those who have disputes with the government. In a highly accessible format, Federal Dispute Resolution offers valuable information about the benefits of the ADR process and outlines the laws and regulations that govern this burgeoning field. The book includes vital instructions on how to determine which disputes are best suited to ADR and how to select the type of ADR process that is most appropriate for a particular situation. It also includes step-by-step guidance on how to prepare for ADR and offers suggestions on how to advocate effectively in ADR. In addition, Federal Dispute Resolution offers an in-depth examination of workplace and contracting disputesa€“the cases in which ADR is used most frequently. The book also covers special issues such as confidentiality, the political context of certain government fields, and ADR program design, management, and training. Written by Jeffrey Sengera€“senior counsel in the Office of Dispute Resolution at the United States Department of Justice and leading expert on the topic of ADR and the federal governmenta€“Federal Dispute Resolution is the practitionera€™s handbook for successfully negotiating the ADR process.using ADR with the United States government Jeffrey M. Senger, American Bar Association. ... The Federal ADR Program Managera#39;s Resource Manual is more than 200 pages long, and it is a comprehensive guide to creating and operating ananbsp;...

Title:Federal dispute resolution
Author:Jeffrey M. Senger, American Bar Association. Section of Dispute Resolution
Publisher:Jossey-Bass Inc Pub - 2004


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