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The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict, 4th Edition by Christopher Moore

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9Designing a Plan for Mediation

once a mediator has collected and analyzed information related to the parties and dispute, and gained a commitment from disputants to mediate, the task that remains before any direct intervention with the parties together is to design a mediation plan. A mediation plan is a sequence of projected procedural steps initiated by the mediator that will assist parties to explore how they can reach common understandings or agreements. The plan's detail depends on the type and complexity of the conflict, the extent of the intermediary's knowledge of the dispute, available planning time, and the amount of control over the negotiation process the disputants have delegated to the mediator.

Mediation planning occurs throughout ...

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