Christopher Honeyman has served as a mediator, arbitrator, and administrative-law judge in cases involving labor and environmental issues for the state of Wisconsin's Employment Relations Commission and for other programs.
The common core of mediation
Article first published online: 18 SEP 2008
Copyright © 1990 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., A Wiley Company
Volume 8, Issue 1, pages 73–82, Autumn (Fall) 1990
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Honeyman, C. (1990), The common core of mediation. Mediation Quarterly, 8: 73–82. doi: 10.1002/crq.3900080109
- Issue published online: 18 SEP 2008
- Article first published online: 18 SEP 2008
There is widespread doubt over the advisability, and even the legitimacy, of mediators attempting to broaden their practice into areas in which they lack experience or specialized training. This article uses a previously published descriptive framework of mediation skill to offer the hypothesis that it is possible to provide a rule of thumb to assist parties in estimating their possible “fit” with such a mediator, based on the mediator's assessed strengths and the parties' probable needs as measured by seven parameters.