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Med/Arb in Business Cases: Dispute Resolution Whose Time Has Come
by James Simon
This article addresses the use of Med/Arb in business litigation matters and outlines best practices in achieving results.

World Peace: How Do We Keep Nations from Thermonuclear War?
by Peter T. Coleman, Morton Deutsch
This article describes ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch.

Master the 7 Steps to Conflict Transformation
by Aldo Civico
Whenever I ask participants in my workshops what words they associate with conflict, they come up with expressions that have most of the time a negative quality. They associate conflict with fear, anxiety, frustration, sadness, loneliness, anger, etc. But it doesn’t have to be like that.

13 Tools for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace, with Customers and in Life
by Lee Jay Berman
Conflict happens. It is inevitable. It is going to happen whenever you have people with different expectations. Here are some tools for avoiding and resolving disputes in the early stages, before they become full-blown conflicts.

Ethical Principles for Online Dispute Resolution: A GPS Device for the Field
by Leah Wing
The disruptive force of technology has led to innovative dispute resolution practices that increase access to justice and also raise new ethical considerations.

Mediation in the News

Should You Mediate Your Family-Owned Business Dispute?
Disputes between and among owners of family-owned businesses are sometimes unavoidable. When such disputes progress to litigation, they can be extremely costly, time-consuming, and disruptive for the business and its owners.

New condo-living organization enters the scene in Ontario
CAO will be responsible for a new online dispute resolution tribunal that will include online guided negotiation, mediation and adjudication to help resolve issues and settle disputes,” along with self-help tools for those who have questions or want to resolve disputes on their own.

Six Essential Qualities for Mediators in Mediating Geopolitical Conflicts
What does a good mediator need in order to successfully swim the treacherous waters of mediating issues of geopolitical conflict? When it comes to mediating geopolitical conflicts, the mediator must have “mana.”

Agweek TV: Ag mediation
Many farmers and ranchers are feeling the pinch of low commodity prices and poor growing conditions, and some will end up in mediation. The programs vary from state to state, and some say there's a need to improve them.

Comedian Uses Comedy To Build Confidence And Break Down Bullying In Baltimore
Baltimore City native and comedian channels his passion for youth empowerment and his own story of experiencing childhood bullying through the launching of an innovative after school program called “Lil’ Laughs.”

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Featured Blog Posts

How ADR Can Help Keep Confidential Agreements Confidential
by Richard Posell

How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles? - Revisited
by John Lande

Join the Resistance
by Tammy Lenski

What is Your Goal? Winning or Fixing?
by Michael Zeytoonian

ADR and Religion
by Shirli Kirschner


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