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  • MWI Public Service Initiatives - MWI
    and communicate effectively Since 1994 MWI has provided thousands of individual and corporate clients with the highest level of professional service in the areas of negotiation consulting and training mediation and arbitration services and mediation training As a 501 c 3 corporation MWI is committed to serving income eligible clients through MWI s Public Service Initiatives Below please find brief overviews and links to MWI s Public Service Initiatives including the problems to be addressed methodology and the expected outcomes MWI s Eviction Mediation Program works to prevent homelessness by providing low income tenants and landlords with services designed to help them reach efficient and durable agreements through mediation read more MWI s Court Consumer Mediation Program provides quality small claims and consumer mediation services to pro se litigants onsite at twelve Massachusetts District and Municipal Court Divisions read more MWI s Womens Negotiation Program is designed to empower women to become more effective advocates not only for their own needs but also for their children s needs while equipping them to meet other societal challenges read more MWI s Family Mediation Program provides direct mediation services to at risk children and their families never married parents and parents seeking

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  • ADR Clause | ADR services - MWI
    content ADR Resources MWI s Alternative Dispute Resolution ADR Clause is available free of charge for any contract that seeks to set forth a plan to resolve disputes quickly efficiently and economically MWI will also customize dispute resolution clauses for clients upon request click here for a copy of MWI s ADR Clause Articles Publications written by MWI mediators arbitrators ombuds and trainers showcase each neutral s area of expertise and unique approach to ADR click here for MWI s Articles Publications Hotels located near MWI s Offices in Liberty Square where MWI holds many of their mediation and negotiation and mediation training programs click here for a list of Boston Hotels MWI Mediation Preparation Page provides parties with a systematic way to prepare for a mediation session with MWI click here for a copy of MWI s Preparation Page Court Mediator Login is a secure portal for MWI s District Municipal Court Mediators to schedule their availability to conduct mediation sessions click here to access MWI s Court Mediator Login Sitemap provides a complete overview of MWI s web site click here to access the sitemap For more information please contact MWI s Executive Director Chuck Doran at This

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  • Sample Engagements | ADR Services | Negotiation Training - MWI
    months designing a custom two day Negotiation Skills Workshop complete with ADI specific role plays case examples and internal process components MWI began a world wide roll out in 2007 with an initial workshop in Tokyo Japan in January 2007 This first round of implementation began in Munich and continued in Paris Boston San Jose Tokyo and China Shanghai and Taipei Following training MWI worked with ADI to ensure the principles and concepts delivered were incorporated into ADI s internal negotiations process through the use of MWI s negotiation coaching services This comprehensive approach to corporate learning and behavior change has been implemented successfully with other clients ADI reported that that the project produced a 100M ROI achieved within the first year of implementation BMW of North America MWI is the exclusive provider of ADR services for BMW NA and its dealers MWI provides mediation services for contractual disputes between BMW NA and BMW Dealers and the contract covers BMW Passenger Car the Mini the Sports Activity Vehicle SAV and the BMW Motorcycle Divisions The process for alternative dispute resolution also includes Rolls Royce Motor Car LLC NA MWI s Open Enrollment Mediation and Negotiation Training Programs Since 1994 MWI has been a leader in professional mediation training MWI s training faculty are full time professional mediators who bring decades of experience to each program having trained hundreds of mediators and mediated thousands of cases Unlike many other training providers MWI offers opportunities for participants to grow their mediation skills by mediating actual cases in court following successful completion of MWI s Mediation Training Program Mediation training participants include lawyers judges business consultants academics and mental health professionals MWI offers a range of customized mentor and advanced training programs that focus on workplace and divorce matters MWI has designed and

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  • About Our Logo - MWI
    represent who we are as a firm and what we do for our clients Here s an overview of what we hope our new logo will convey The four shades of blue represent our four core offerings negotiation mediation arbitration and training MWI provides services and training to both individuals and groups Our goal was to showcase the individual client round head and blue shoulders facing forward and a group of four who are seated at a round table where ideas are created and shared Both are represented in the logo Each person wearing a different shade of blue can be seen as the unique individuals that MWI serves and at the same time a group who share common insights flashes of brilliance and ah ha moments Our logo also represents a compass or a lighthouse that is designed to represent guidance and stability to our clients What else do you see Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it and let us know We received the following from an insightful colleague We see a sharp eye that can assess the types of conflicts and disputes from four different perspectives It also can be perceived as looking through a microscope that enables it to dissect and separate the multiple issues in a conflict We see a table of four negotiating groups the black dot is the table that MWI can be involved in multilateral negotiations We see a magnet in the middle keeping equal distant among four metals The magnet is MWI having equal distances from people in conflict in an arbitration process We see from a bird view a wise person head black dot joining his hands two of the blue chunks on a table level with the

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  • Directions to MWI - MWI
    Street for about 500 feet Use any lane to turn left onto Congress Street Turn left onto Water Street 10 Liberty Square will be on the left From North of Boston From the North I 93 South to Exit 23 Purchase Street Continue on Purchase Street staying in the right lane Turn right onto Oliver Street Continue straight onto Kilby Street 10 Liberty Square will be on the left Public Transportation Orange and Blue Lines State Street Station Head South on State Street toward the Waterfront and Faneuil Hall First right on Kilby Street The entrance to 10 Liberty Square will be on your right Green Line Park Street Head North on Tremont Street toward Park Street Turn right onto Bromfield Street Turn left onto Washington Street Turn right onto Water Street Turn left onto Kilby Street The entrance to 10 Liberty Square will be directly on your left Red Line Downtown Crossing Head North on Washington Street toward Bromfield Street Turn right onto Water Street Turn left into Kilby Street The entrance to 10 Liberty Square will be directly on your left Commuter Rail South Station Head east on Atlantic Avenue towards Congress Street Turn left onto Congress Street After passing Post Office Square turn right onto Water Street Turn left onto Kilby Street The entrance to 10 Liberty Square will be directly on your left Commuter Rail North Station Head southeast toward Causeway St Cross over onto Canal St Walk through Haymarket Square Continue onto Congress St past Faneuil Hall on your left Turn left onto State St First right onto Kilby St 10 Liberty Square will be on your right just past Hawes Street See www mbta com for more information Parking Garage at Post Office Square Address Zero Post Office Square Boston MA 02019 Entrance to

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  • MWI | ADR Services | Negotiation Training - MWI
    contact information Click on any of the links below to learn more Mediation is a confidential non binding process in which an impartial third party the mediator assists disputing parties to clarify issues develop options and work toward a mutually beneficial resolution click here to read more Arbitration is a binding process in which the arbitrator hears arguments from both sides and renders an award click here to read more Meeting Facilitation Services provide professional and neutral facilitation services to meetings that are expected to be contentious or complex click here to read more Organizational Ombuds Services provides companies with a designated neutral who delivers independent confidential and neutral assistance to employees click here to read more Dispute Resolution System Design gets companies back to business by helping employees and managers resolve disputes systematically and efficiently click here to read more Case Management is the process of efficiently scheduling convening and organizing the process and logistics for a mediation or arbitration click here to read more ADR Panel Overview provides bios and backgrounds for the mediators and arbitrators on the panel click here to read more Questions Contact Chuck Doran Executive Director Call 617 895 4026 Email cdoran mwi org

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  • MWI | Mediation & Arbitration Services | Negotiation Training - MWI
    parties convenience at a variety of locations Self Determined Outcome The parties with the assistance of counsel will decide the terms of any agreement The mediator does not have decision making authority and will never attempt to impose a solution Cost Effective Mediation costs a fraction of what it costs to litigate or prolong the problem Saves Time Mediation sessions can be scheduled quickly depending on the parties and mediators schedule Length of a session can take as little or as much time as the parties need Preservation of Relationships Mediation improves communication and understanding between parties while strengthening personal and business relationships or ending the relationship in an amicable way Arbitration Arbitration is a binding process in which the arbitrator selected by the parties renders an award Arbitration awards are generally considered final and not subject to appeal Arbitration proceeds under mutually agreed upon rules unless there is a rule stipulation in the agreement between the parties Arbitration is more flexible than litigation and more formal than mediation The arbitrator renders a reasoned award based on the arguments and evidence presented by each party The parties not only choose the arbitrator but they also have input regarding the arbitration rules that will be applied The amount of time for discovery or for calling witnesses and cross for example may be spelled out in the rules relied upon but may also be modified by agreement An experienced and dedicated arbitration case manager works closely with the parties and the selected arbitrator or arbitration panel The arbitration case manager conducts all communication with the parties receives motions and circulates orders manages the flow of information works with parties to estimate time for calling of and cross examining witnesses manages due dates set by the arbitrator manages the exchange of documents when

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/mediation-arbitration-services.html (2016-02-12)
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  • Find a Mediator or Arbitrator | Bankruptcy Mediation - MWI
    Through discussion with the leaders and follow up a final process for the meeting will be adopted including who to attend what procedures to utilize a final agenda and specifics such as whether to utilize a flip chart or projected computer and what to have at the meeting including name tags handouts food etc At the meeting the objective of the facilitator is to work with the participants to accomplish the previously determined goals stay on time and on agenda while making sure that all participants have the opportunity to be heard The facilitator will explain why the meeting is being held to the participants He or she will continue to move the agenda forward and revise it if appropriate while listening for decisions so that they can be presented for approval He or she may use a combination of large and small groups to maximize participation The facilitator will conduct a formal closing to the meeting including a summary of progress and clarification of next steps and review If appropriate he or she will also examine improvements to the process with the participants After the meeting the deliverables previously agreed upon are provided which may include the flip charts or computer input complete summary report of the meeting list of action items list of attendees etc A final follow up will be conducted to make sure that expectations have been met and to discuss if any further services are required TYPES OF ENGAGEMENTS Brainstorming Mission Vision Values Board Executive Staff Retreats Public Meetings Community Awareness Strategic Planning Conflict Resolution Team Assimilation and or Building SAMPLE ENGAGEMENTS A work team of approximately 15 people wanted to increase their efficiency while improving their communication and working relationships Due to turnover and group mergers the working relationships had become strained and the productivity of the group had been affected The team leader had approached MWI to facilitate the session The facilitator requested that an online survey be filled out by each participant to see what the entire group wanted to accomplish The original goals were reinforced and additional goals were added During the meeting all team members participated and shared what was important to them and options for action After a four hour meeting the group came up with a list of 12 specific action items to fulfill the identified objectives A relatively new franchise operation wanted to improve the consistency of its brand and improve the communication between the franchisor and the franchisees The facilitator worked with the Franchisor to identify the goals of the meeting and requested that an online survey be filled out by each participant to see what the entire group wanted to accomplish There were significant differences between the goals of the Franchisor and the Franchisees The facilitator worked with all parties to create an agenda that was representative of all significant issues The facilitation was originally scheduled for one day and was expanded to 1 ½ days to accommodate the additional agenda items including developing a

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/meeting-facilitation-services.html (2016-02-12)
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