Mediation awareness training
Useful reading list
The CEDR Mediation Handbook
This is essential reading in preparation for the course. The book is only available as part of the materials provided to participants for the CEDR Mediator Skills Training course.
Getting to Yes
Fisher, R & Ury, W (2012), Arrow (ISBN 978-1-847-94093-3)
This seminal text is recommended as background. It introduces the concept of principled or interests-based negotiation, which offers a highly effective framework for reaching satisfactory agreements.
Other books on mediation… and, of course, there are many more
ADR, Practice and Principles
Brown, Henry & Marriott, Arthur (2011) Sweet & Maxwell (ISBN 9780414044784)
This third edition of the substantial and widely respected standard reference book deals with all forms of ADR. It is often cited by judges in court and in court judgements.
Butterworths Mediators on Mediation
Newmark, C & Monaghan, A (2005), Tottel Publishing (ISBN 1845920813)
This is a collection of personal accounts from 20 UK and international commercial mediators from a range of sectors. Includes advice from the experts on the various types of dispute they have encountered.
How to Master Commercial Mediation
Richbell, D (2015) Bloomsbury Professional (ISBN978-1-78043-682-1)
A collaboration bringing together the knowledge of the author and 86 practising mediator colleagues from around the world, and sharing insights and ideas from decades of experience as dispute resolvers.
International Mediation - The Art of Business Diplomacy
Carroll, E & Mackie, K (2006) Tottel Publishing and Kluwer Law International (ISBN 1-84592-346-4)
How to use mediation and get the best from the process in an international setting, with sections on breaking deadlock, the economics of mediation, and institutional and business applications.
Mediation Law and Civil Practice
Allen, T (2013) Bloomsbury Professional (ISBN978 1-78043-2137)
A review of the place of settlement in general in the English civil justice system, and of mediation in particular and the way the courts encourage its use.
Mediation: Principles, Process, Practice
Boulle, L & Nesic, M (2001) Butterworths (ISBN 0406927472)
A comprehensive and practical guide to mediation in the UK. Separate sections deal with definitions, principles of mediation, the process and phases, the roles of participants and essential techniques.
Resolving Disputes Without Going to Court
Acland, A F (1995), Century (ISBN 0712675221)
A consumer guide to alternative dispute resolution. Conflict is bad for business and bad for people. This book tells you how to avoid conflict through following nine simple stages of meditation.
Other useful and interesting books… and, of course, there are many more