Addressing Bias in Conflict and Dispute Resolution Setting - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 62, No. 4

John M. Livingood
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10 pages
October, 2007
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John Livingood has been mediating a wide variety of disputes for more than 10 years. He is a mediator for the National Mediation Board. In addition, he has mediated for the U. S. Postal Service and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to any other person or public or private entity. This article looks at the interrelationship between bias and conflict and suggests various approaches to avoid or reduce the potentially negative effect of bias in conflict situations.