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Contributions of Caucusing and Pre-Caucusing to Mediation

  title={Contributions of Caucusing and Pre-Caucusing to Mediation},
  author={Gregorio Billikopf-Encina},
Drawing on his work as a researcher and practicing mediator in interpersonal organizational conflict, the author argues that pre-caucusing—a separate meeting between the mediator and each of the stakeholders before they are ever brought together into a joint session—can not only overcome many of the negatives often associated with caucusing, but has the potential of becoming a pillar of conflict management. This is especially so when pre-caucusing is integrated into a transformative mediation… Expand
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