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Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

Negotiation

2016

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The Glucose Model Of Mediation: Physiological Bases Of Willpower As Important Explanations For Common Mediation Behavior, Roy F. Baumeister, W. Scott Simpson, Stephen J. Ware, Daniel S. Weber Feb 2016

The Glucose Model Of Mediation: Physiological Bases Of Willpower As Important Explanations For Common Mediation Behavior, Roy F. Baumeister, W. Scott Simpson, Stephen J. Ware, Daniel S. Weber

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Success in life requires the ability to resist urges and control behavior. This ability is commonly called “willpower,” the capacity to overcome impulses and engage in conscious acts of self-control. Social psychologists believe willpower is a finite resource dependent on physiological bases including glucose (from food and drink), sleep and other forms of rest, and the absence of stress. In short, people who are hungry, exhausted, or highly stressed tend to have less willpower than those who are well-fed, well-rested, and relatively stress-free. In addition, a person who exerts self-control (uses willpower) tends to reduce temporarily the amount of willpower …


The Intersection Between Legal Risk Management And Dispute Resolution In The Commercial Context, Garrick Apollon Feb 2016

The Intersection Between Legal Risk Management And Dispute Resolution In The Commercial Context, Garrick Apollon

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This article explains the key advantages and challenges of using LRM to help lawyers managing substantive matters related to the commercial negotiations and disputes, and the key advantage of using ADR techniques for the management of nonsubstantive matters related to commercial negotiations and disputes. This article overall demonstrates that LRM can complement dispute resolution and vice versa. This article also demonstrates how LRM can be utilized in commercial negotiations and mediations.


Too Many Cooks In The Kitchen: Examining The Major Obstacles To Achieving Peace In Syria's Civil War, Amanda Pitrof Feb 2016

Too Many Cooks In The Kitchen: Examining The Major Obstacles To Achieving Peace In Syria's Civil War, Amanda Pitrof

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The struggle for peace has been waged over and over, in numerous countries. Syria is no exception. It is a country with a history of violent conflict and political instability. The current regime is authoritarian to the extreme, and the range of competing religious interests is diverse. The civil war now consuming the country has claimed tens of thousands of lives, displaced millions, and thrown the country's future into question. This article will first briefly examine the country's turbulent history and the development of the current conflict. Next, it will evaluate previous attempts to solve the conflict. Then, it will …