(11/20/20)John Brand, Felicity Steadman
Many South African Schools are facing demands to change and even to radically transform themselves. Some of these demands relate to the ‘isms’ such as racism, and other identity related issues.
This article discusses the process of mediation, and how a survey which brought out an existing anomaly between the need/expectation of the litigants regarding the role of their lawyers and the perception of the lawyers as to what their clients want from them.
John Barkai has pulled together his best cartoons and captions to illustrate the mediation process. This can be a tool for visual learners to move through impasse.
Dr. Jerome Thomas Barrett, a lifelong learner, amateur boxer, sailor, mediator, world traveler, marathon runner, author, civic activist and archivist with an enduring zest for life, an endless supply of stories and an infectious smile, died Nov. 5 of complications from lymphoma. He was 87.
(11/17/20)Jane Honoroff, Brad Honoroff
An interview with Brad and Jane Honoroff about their different conflict styles and the future of conflict resolution. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 2020 Conference.
“You know what, Ken? A bad idea would be to let your client walk out of here today and drag this thing out for another year, wasting more time and more money," ~ The Wedding Crashers
Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated.
It is not surprising that workplace conflict is one of the most talked-about topics in HR. Many different types of people work in an office, and the difference in opinions and personality is usually the cause of workplace conflict.
Mediate.com is launching a project with mediator-designed resources called Build the Toolbox.
In this talk, Noam Ebner discusses the migration of the mediation profession online during the COVID-19 era, and the wider impacts of this phenomenon on the ODR field and on the practice of mediation, online and in traditional mediation rooms.
(11/09/20)Stephen Erickson, Marilyn McKnight
An interview with Marilyn McKnight and Stephen Erickson about the origins of family mediation, their different conflict styles, and the future of conflict resolution. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 2020 Conference.
(11/07/20)Ana Gonçalves, Daniel Rainey
This Cyberweek 2020 session describes a suggested Code of Disclosure for Online Mediators to help modernize mediation ethics as we mediate online.
(11/07/20)Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
In this Cyberweek 2020 presentation, Clare Fowler and Colin Rule review how mediators can get started with online video mediation.
(11/06/20)Jonathan Rodrigues, A. J. Jawad
Globally, as waves of nationalism and existentialism begin to unsettle democratic institutions, as ideologies driven by hatred conspire to digitally divide millions, as 8 billion people are instigated to talk more and listen less – dialogue remains relevant and mediators are valued more than ever.
A question I often ask clients when they come to me for a consultation for divorce mediation, “Are you each emotionally ready to mediate your divorce”?
Many couples regard their relationship as a source of comfort, reassurance and identity.
This article looks at how to resolve your property dispute as a commercial tenant, home renter, or landlord.
I think that what many say the character traits of
a good mediator should be are not what they
actually are. In contrast to the conventional belief of which
traits make a good mediator, I
have distilled four important attributes of the
(11/03/20)Jim Melamed, Ethan Katsh
The is Cyberweek 2020's Opening Session: an interview of Jim Melamed, long time CEO at Mediate.com, by Ethan Katsh on 25 years of ODR and Mediate.com.
(11/02/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Jim Melamed
Jim Melamed, Board Chair of Mediate.com, has announced the establishment of a blue-ribbon Online Mediation Training Task Force, to be headed by Forrest R. (Woody) Mosten, to make recommendations on best practices and possibilities for both generally training mediators online and training mediators to perform online mediation. The Task Force Executive Committee and Advisory Board have now been named.
(11/01/20)Donna Silverberg, Charles Wiggins
An interview with Donna Silverberg and Charles Wiggins about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
A workplace that provides meaning and a sense of self-worth to its employees and equips them with skills to handle positively the challenges that exist when there are differences and disagreements, nurtures a leader fulfilling the mission and vision of the organization.
Nearly all mediations involve parties that view the same facts in a very different light. But in a great many mediations, the parties go further.
During past eight months, due to the coronavirus pandemic, mediators, lawyers and clients have experienced something once inconceivable: Almost all mediations have been conducted remotely.
Will the future have room for both virtual and in-person mediation? The pandemic is presenting a generational opportunity for accommodation and change.
The inaugural ODR journal: Opening Ways of Knowledge for Hispano America.
The internet has become an indispensable business resource as more companies rely on online tools.
(10/26/20)Sarah Daitch, Jordi Honey-Rosés
This article is a comparison of two facilitation approaches to group decision-making.
This article discusses mediation in Greece, how the “Journey” started and the current situation.
(10/20/20)Kimberlee Kovach, Eric R. Galton
An interview with Kim Kovach and Eric Galton about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.
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