Apart from the formal procedure for the resolution of legal disputes, regulated by the Greek Law 4640/2019, the principles of Mediation and the skills of the neutral third party, the Mediator, could be used additionally for the resolution of disputes at workplace. (Workplace Mediation).
Mediation is a process, which fosters creative dialogue, empathy and interpersonal relationships and a process during which the parties are encouraged to develop effective communication in order to reach common ground. Such elements are vital for promoting a better group functioning within enterprises and for preventing or resolving conflicts. As a result, collaborative relationships are strengthened, eventually resulting to heightened efficiency.
Moreover, training Managers in the skills of a Mediator could help them prevent and manage conflicts at workplace, as well as their personal or professional potential disputes.