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Alternative Dispute Resolution Jose Resendiz LAW/531 February, 28, 2011 Nichole Hatcher

In an effort to return to cooperation and harmony once a dispute proceeds we will employ cooperative problem solving. by helping each other go beyond our limitations. assisting each member to learn and comprehend the lessons. It is a positive effort demonstrated by the team members to collaborate instead of competing to resolve the dispute. These criteria include. A secondary benefit for Cooperative Problem Solving is the time that is saved. and a personal conflict that arises between team members.ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 2 Alternative Dispute Resolution Team „A‟ Affirmation “We are devoted to working successfully as a team. The mediation will involve both parties communicating with the impartial person to attempt to reach a voluntary agreement. allowing each member to maximize their strengths while minimizing their weaknesses. This technique is very effective when used appropriately and in addition is one of the most basic of dispute resolution. 2011). When certain tasks or organizational goals are time sensitive. exhibiting unity. generating cooperation through a coordinated effort. We will engage in a method that requires a neutral third party who shall be chosen by the team members in advance. contributing loyal. a dispute could genuinely slow things down. The ADR will begin once certain criterion have surfaced. consistent and considerate support to fellow team members. The remarkable benefit of using this method is that a third party is not required. dispute in reference to team members disregard to rules and regulations as identified in the Learning Team Charter. The . and following-through on all academic goals” (University Of Phoenix. We have established our team ground rules and guidelines to explain our general expectations for all members of the team. When disputes arise within the learning team that cannot be resolved within 24 hours after the issue begins we will employ Alternative Dispute Resolution methods. In the event that Cooperative Problem Solving does not resolve the dispute.

but it‟s best to have a plan to resolve these conflicts as efficiently as possible so that all parties walk away with a sense of satisfaction. The role of mediator will be unbiased.ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 3 mediation will be informal. Mediated Arbitration is the secondary technique that will be used to resolve disputes. In the event that dispute has not been resolved within 48 hours since inception. The findings and decision of the arbitrator will be binding and final. The arbitrator will also be someone unbiased and appointed in advance by all team members. and the mediator does not have the voting power to force parties to agree nor render binding decisions. . During the proceedings all team members agree to respect one another and interact diplomatically. an arbitration clause will be enforced by team members. This arbitration will find the most suitable compromise for the team members to accomplish their goals. Disputes and conflicts arise all the time.

gov/er/adrguide/Section1-a. Learning Team Charter.asp . Retrieved from University Of Pheonix.ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 4 References University Of Pheonix. MGT/521 Management website Retrieved on February 25.opm. 2011 from http://www. (2011).