Empathy: An Unspoken Ethical Issue for Neutrals

Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Employment, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 4, Summer 2000

4 Pages Posted: 9 Sep 2011  

James Richard Coben

Hamline University School of Law

Date Written: 2000

Abstract

The author examines the reluctance of ethics code drafters to legislate empathy as a mandated mediator skill, arguing that the omission can be traced to a number of flawed assumptions about conflict resolution.

Keywords: mediation, ethics, empathy, alternative dispute resolution

Suggested Citation

Coben, James Richard, Empathy: An Unspoken Ethical Issue for Neutrals (2000). Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution in Employment, Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 4, Summer 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1923973

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