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(Revised from original 2008 version)
Six different business disputes, all in the shadow of pending litigation, are described. Students are asked to recommend the appropriate method of dispute resolution (mediation, arbitration, mini-trial, etc.) for each one, depending on the circumstances, especially to assess likely barriers to unassisted negotiation.
Keywords: Lawsuits and Litigation;
Agreements and Arrangements;
Wheeler, Michael, James Sebenius, and Marjorie Aaron. "ADR Choices." Harvard Business School Background Note 908-040, June 2012. (Revised from original March 2008 version.)