People that are important to parties can be witnesses. They can monitor the process of dispute resolution and compliance. So parties have more reasons to cooperate and live up to outcomes.
Witnesses - Both parties take a witness who both sign the agreement; - There is one third by both parties designated as a witness and who also signs the contract; - Witnesses to make their own statements, that signatures and added to the agreement; The statements must contain the same information as above: - Place and date - Names - Signatures - Agreements that must be respected (optional for the witness)
Witnesses sign the agreement: A smart practice that is reported in Egypt is to make the witnesses feel co-responsible for implementation is by letting them sign the agreement as well.
Family conferencing: In Indonesia in the KBH network each party is asked to choose one family member to facilitate the process and to witness and co-sign the agreement
People are more likely to be influenced by those they like than those they do not.
Dugan, Máire A.. "Persuasion." Beyond Intractability. Eds. Guy Burgess and Heidi Burgess. Conflict Research Consortium, University of Colorado, Boulder. Posted: October 2003 ." see link here
Shaming in interdependent relationships has a positive effect on dispute resolution, because rule violating behaviour is less likely to be stigmatized.
Hay, C, An explorative test of Braithwaite's reintegrative shaming theory, Journal of Rserach in Crime and Delinquency Vol. 38 No. 2, May 2001 132-153
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