BCDR International Arbitration Review
December 2019 – Volume 6 Issue 2
Page 353

Cross-Cultural Considerations in Mediation 
Richard W. Naimark


Mediation can be a powerful tool in a cross-cultural negotiation as indicated by its increasing prominence in contracts, treaties, regulations, research, education and discussion around the world. Culturally rooted miscommunications can be ameliorated and agreements can be reached with thoughtful, respectful mediation.