(8/12/16)Bernard Morrow As a mediator, I am often faced with imbalances caused by a variety of factors: relationship dynamics between the disputing parties, a lawyer having more experience, expertise or knowledge than opposing counsel, or a party being better prepared or more knowledgeable about the facts of the case than another.
(8/05/16)Louise Penberthy Have you ever found someone to be really irritating, for example a co-worker, boss, or neighbor – but that person says that you’re the problem? Yet both of you get along with everyone else?
(8/03/16)Chip Rose This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Chip Rose, a national leader in the fields of divorce mediation and collaborative practice, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
(8/02/16)Kristen Blankley This article considers issues of safety in mediation, with practical advice for all mediators to consider before, during, and after a mediation session to ensure participant and mediator safety.
(7/27/16)Robert Benjamin The organizational approach to this inventory of game playing strategies and devices is based on the working assumptions that gaming behavior is an integral part of all negotiative processes, regardless of context.
(7/22/16)John Paul Lederach John Paul Lederach describes discussing alternatives to violent conflict with groups who felt powerless and that violence was their only avenue of action. One method he uses is to ask them what violence has achieved historically.
(7/22/16)Stephanie Rohmann, Nataliya Barysheva These articles are a series of summaries from the CDRC Vienna 2016. This article focuses on an Austrian and a French mediator sharing their views on negotiation.
(7/22/16)Ivo Bari These articles are a series of summaries from the CDRC Vienna 2016. This one is a message from a Brazilian CDRC Pioneer to the next year, "Student Competitions like CDRC can change your life, if you know how to be prepared for it!"
(7/22/16)John Paul Lederach A blog series from Dr. John Paul Lederach, Humanity United Senior Fellow, exploring the challenges of social fragmentation and conflict with a focus on reconciliation, social healing, and human flourishing.
(7/21/16)Maria Eugenia Sole Let's make an attempt to understand the recent events related to the output of the United Kingdom of the European Union from the perspective of contemporary sociology, but not before making a brief review of the paradigm shifts in the social field over the past centuries. En Espanol
(7/20/16)Jim Melamed Please join Mediate.com in recognizing the importance of effective conversations and mediation by supporting a National Mediation Act. This is the shift in social consciousness, American exceptionalism and American leadership that we and the world now most need.
(7/15/16)Dixon Dern I recently met with a group of entertainment attorneys (like myself) here in Los Angeles, some of whom were also considering entering the arbitration field. A significant number of these attorneys did not understand that copyright infringement and other intellectual property disputes can be arbitrated or mediated.
(7/15/16)Andrea Maia, Vivien Lys Porto Ferreira da Silva The current issue consists on identifying the effectiveness of insertion of clauses of mediation in contract of insurance and reinsurance in corporate law and consumer law, exclusively in private mediation.
(7/11/16)Robert Benjamin While often dismissed as irrational, disingenuous, unethical or “Machiavellian,” game playing strategies and devices are a natural and necessary part of the negotiation and mediation of difficult issues and controversies.
(7/11/16)Claudia Maffettone In this article, I will offer a succinct overview of definitions, principles, approaches, opportunities and limits of mediation, a method of conflict resolution encompassing a wide range of practices.