Litigate or Not to Litigate? Similarities
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Litigate or Not to Litigate? Similarities between Visegrad Countries
Litigate or Not to Litigate? Similarities between Visegrad Countries

Author(s): Csilla Kohlhoffer-Mizser
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy
Published by: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze
Keywords: Alternative dispute resolution; mediation; litigation
Summary/Abstract: Purpose: This study is focused on the actual status of the Hungarian society in connection withtrials and conflict management. The paper aims to show the possible directions persons candecide in case of conflict. This article aims to summarize the position of mediation, providedthe question litigate or not to litigate? Design/methodology/approach: The approach to the topic is on the basis of statistical datacollected from national statistical office of Hungary, from Ministry of Justice Hungary aboutdisputes and resolutions, the subject scope of the paper is litigation and mediation. Findings: The increase or stagnation of court cases shows a clear representation of society'sattitude to conflict. Results in different contexts do not represent significant differences in theselection of alternative dispute resolution or litigation as conflict management strategies. Thefindings point to a general increase in alternative dispute resolution, while litigation seems tobe on the rise as well at a slower pace. Research/practical implications: It is implicated to have a progressive thinking about conflictresolution. It can be a change in societies to look at conflicts with another aspect. Persons canpractice the “win-win situation” from the beginning of life, it can be implied in education. Forfuture research there is an aim to show every possible level where alternative dispute resolutionis able to effect, practicing nonviolent communication for the success of conflict management.Scholars and entrepreneurs can make use of this research to apply, use and train mediation toolswhen conflicts arise. Originality/value: It is supported by literature that leadership styles are in relationship withconflict management styles. In trust based relationships liability has a significant role, to beliable for our decisions we may recognized as a profit in society, and look at alternative disputeresolution approach as a progress. Conflict can be found in human interactions as well asbusiness interactions. Companies involved in formal conflict, search for lawyers and leadersthat resolve conflict in an efficient way.

  • Page Range: 104-117
  • Page Count: 14
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: English