Presents a study which examined the interrelatedness of compliance-gaining strategies, argumentativeness, verbal aggressiveness and satisfaction with divorce mediation. Process in which divorcing spouses negotiate some or all of the terms of their settlement agreement with the aid of a neutral and trained third party; Types of compliance-gaining strategies; Trait which predisposes the individual in communicative situations to advocate positions on controversial issues and to attack verbally the positions which other people take on the issues.
"This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following article: Rudd, J. E. (1996). Communication effects on divorce mediation: How participants’ argumentativeness, verbal aggression, and compliance-gaining strategy choice mediate outcome satisfaction. Mediation Quarterly, 14(1), 65–78. , which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1002/crq.3900140107. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Use of Self-Archived Versions."
Rudd, Jill E., "Communication Effects on Divorce Mediation: How Participants' Argumentativeness, Verbal Aggression, and Compliance-Gaining Strategy Choice Mediate Outcome Satisfaction" (1996). Communication Faculty Publications. 62.