“Helpful, effective process that help identify key issues/problems for resolution and improving the work enviornment.”

Dispute Systems Design Client


Center for Dispute Settlement

1666 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-265-9572 | Fax 202-332-3951
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Dispute Systems Design

Our 30 years of helping organizations create and administer dispute resolution systems in the Washington, DC area has demonstrated that it is possible to design systems for resolving disputes that offer significant advantages over traditional methods of dealing with conflict.

CDS believes that organizational conflict need not be destructive, and can be the stimulus for creative solutions. CDS helps organizations to develop and implement the most effective systems for resolving disputes between its clients, employees, or suppliers by assisting with the following steps:

Clients include: Department of Justice; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Federal Communications Commission; Environmental Protection Agency; Department of Health and Human Services; Federal Reserve; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Columbia (Maryland) Association; D.C. Department of Human Rights, National Public Radio; Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; World Bank; Washington, D.C. Public Schools.

Contact Edna Povich for more information about dispute systems design.

Other CDS services: Mediation | Facilitation