Mediation and Strategic Change

Mediation and Strategic Change : Lessons from Mediating a Nationwide Doctors' Strike

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In the spring of 2000, the Israel Medical Association called a doctors' strike in all hospitals and HMO-type clinics in Israel. After being on strike for over ten weeks, the parties entered mediation under the auspices of the Israeli government. This book recounts the mediation process. It includes rich and colorful descriptions of the participants, the dispute and its history, and provides insightful analyses of milestones in the mediation process. Various themes typical of public policy dispute mediations are highlighted and analyzed, including: media coverage; politicians; who sits at the negotiation table; lawyers; the mindset of the mediator; and confidentiality. This case study will provide guidance and insights to disputants, lawyers, negotiators, mediators, ADR practitioners and researchers, and government officials. The study can also be used as a classroom text for classes in industrial relations, health care, government, communications, law, and economics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 154 x 233 x 9mm | 163g
  • Hamilton Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0761839879
  • 9780761839873
  • 2,444,736

Table of contents

Part 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 The Landscape Chapter 4 Entry into the Mediation Chapter 5 Putting the Act Together Chapter 6 The Opening Session Chapter 7 Learning about the Dispute Chapter 8 Post-Seminar Mediation Chapter 9 The Ideas that Matter Chapter 10 The Power of New Ideas Chapter 11 The Crisis: We were Leaving Chapter 12 Back to Study Chapter 13 The Mediation Resumed Chapter 14 Helping the IMA Accept the Proposed Settlement Chapter 15 Drafting-The Lawyer's Week Chapter 16 Last-Minute Side-Table Mediation-The Interns Chapter 17 The Grand Finale-Signing the Agreement Chapter 18 Concluding Insights, Notes and Discussions Part 19 Epilogue Part 20 Index
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About Moti Mordehai Mironi

Moti Mordehai Mironi is Associate Professor of Law at Haifa University and Adjunct Professor in the Radzyner School of Law at The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya. Professor Mironi received his Ph.D. at Cornell University. He has successfully mediated and arbitrated hundreds of disputes in various fields.
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