There is a wide variety of contracting methods. Contractual disputes are a reasonably common commercial occurrence and vary in complexity, duration and effect. Most people become involved at some stage in attempting to resolve disputes. It is important to appreciate the ability that one has to exert influence over the process and the commitment necessary to perform contractual obligations in a balanced and informed way, so as to assist the successful completion of a project.
"Strategies for dispute prevention and management in commercial arrangements,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 4
, Article 5.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol4/iss9/5