Alternative Dispute Resolution in Business

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West Educational Pub., 1999 - Law - 433 pages
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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.

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Contents

THE ADR RESPONSE TO RESOLVING BUSINESS DISPUTES
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Cost 31 Productive Outcomes 32 Privacy
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Procedural Concerns 34 Public Policy Issues 42 Enforcement Concerns
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Lucille M. Ponte, J.D.," is Associate Professor of Law at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts, where she teaches and writes extensively in the areas of online dispute resolution (ODR), alternative dispute resolution (ADR), cyberlaw, workplace privacy, gender issues in education and employment, and the legal environment of business, She has received eleven Bentley College publication awards and two federal courts have cited her ADR scholarship in their decisions. She currently serves as an arbitrator for National Association of Securities Dealers. She is the editor of the ADR in Business newsletter and serves on the Editorial Board of the Business Law Review (North Atlantic edition). Prof. Ponte, along with Prof. Cavenagh, cofounded and served as co-chairs of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in Business section of the National Academy of Legal Studies in Business. She is the recipient of a 1994 Bentley College Innovation in, Teaching Award for her course work in the dispute resolution field and was selected as a national finalist in the 2003 Charles M. Hewitt Master Teacher Competition for her use of actors in a live mock arbitration. She has been a licensed attorney in Massachusetts since 1983. She formerly worked as in-house counsel for Apollo Computer, Inc., Codex-Motorola, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Law and justice from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and a Juris Doctor from the New England School of Law, where she participated as a Case and Note Editor for the "New England Law Review."

"Thomas D. Cavenagh, J.D.," isProfessor of Business Law and Conflict Resolution and Chair of the Department of Management and Marketing at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. In addition, he is the founder of and directs the North Central College Dispute Resolution Center. He graduated from Trinity College with a B.A. in religion and philosophy, magna cum laude. His I.D. is from DePaul University College of Law. He is the author of "Business Dispute Resolution: Best Practices, System Design and Case Management," and the coauthor of "Alternative Dispute Resolution for Business." He has chaired the Illinois State Bar Association Section Council on "Alternative Dispute Resolution" and has been widely published in a variety of professional journals, including "Mediation Quarterly." He is the recipient of the North Central College Dissinger Prize for Faculty Scholarship and the North Central College Clarence F Dissinger Distinguished Teaching and Service Award as well as the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Charles Hewitt Master Teacher Award.

Thomas D. Cavenagh, JD is Associate Professor of Business Law and Conflict Resolution at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. He teaches courses in law, ethics and conflict resolution. In addition, he is the founder of and directs the North Central College Dispute Resolution Center. He graduated from Trinity College with a B.A. in philosophy, magna cum laude. Cavenagh's J.D. is from DePaul University College of Law. He is the co-author of the book ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR BUSINESS by West Publishing Company and has been widely published in a variety of professional journals including Mediation Quarterly. Thomas D. Cavenagh is the recipient of the North Central College Dissenger Prize for Faculty Scholarship and the North Central College Clarence F. Dissenger Distinguished Teaching and Service Award. He was named to the Illinois Leading Attorneys List in 1996.

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