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Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age - The Introduction

(6/06/20)Nadja Alexander, Lela Love, Michael Leathes

Every Friday for the next seven weeks, Mediate.com will be publishing a series of peer reviewed articles under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. The objective of the Seven Keys is to encourage discussion among all stakeholders on navigating mediation’s best future.

Michael Lang

Why is This Mediation Different from All Other Mediations?

(6/05/20)Michael Lang, Laurel Amaya

We wonder does the change in methods push us to let go of our models of practice in favor of “whatever gets the job done?”

John Sturrock

1st Key-Leadership: Adopt The Edinburgh Declaration

(6/05/20)John Sturrock

At the conclusion of a recent conference, in a ceremony in the Scottish Parliament building following superb addresses emphasizing the value of principled and interest-based negotiation delivered by world-renowned negotiation expert William Ury (who also signed the Declaration) and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, almost 100 mediators signed a Declaration setting out what we believe in and commit to, addressed in this article.

Joan Goldsmith

1st Key-Leadership: Establish Strong, Collaborative, Mediative Leadership

(6/05/20)Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith, Rosemary Howell, Alan Limbury, Valeri Primo-Lack

Leadership is a skill. It is something everyone does at multiple points throughout their lives, whether they consider themselves leaders or not.

Robert Bergman

Support Tools for Video Conferencing During ODR

(6/05/20)Robert Bergman

There are a wide range of concepts which fall within ODR.

Aloysius Goh

1st Key-Leadership: The Youth Shall Lead Us

(6/05/20)Aloysius Goh, Sean Lim, Samantha Lek, Megan Tay

Humbling as it may be for adults to admit, the sages who can unlock the Golden Age of mediation may actually be the youth.

Cinnie Noble

Asking for Help When in Conflict

(5/29/20)Cinnie Noble

Winnie the Pooh is a lot smarter than I am.

Alberto Elisavetsky

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The Great Tool in Times of Pandemic

(5/29/20)Alberto Elisavetsky, Maria Victoria Marun

Those of us who have been working for many years, not only in the academic field, but also in a practical way in On Line Dispute Resolution (ODR), that we call on line or electronic, feel that in these times "the future is here ”

Alberto Elisavetsky

Resolucion de Conflictos en Linea (ODR) La Gran Herramienta en Tiempos de Pandemia

(5/29/20)Alberto Elisavetsky, Maria Victoria Marun

Los que nos dedicamos hace muchos años a trabajar, no sólo en el ámbito académico, sino también en forma práctica en la Resolución de conflictos a distancia, a la que denominamos en línea, o electrónica, sentimos en estos tiempos que “el futuro está aquí”.

Lorraine Segal

The Kindness of Strangers During a Pandemic

(5/29/20)Lorraine Segal

Amidst all the pandemic grief and fear, people step up in big ways to help each other.

F. Peter Phillips

In Zoom We Trust

(5/29/20)F. Peter Phillips

My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.

Roseann Vanella

Tips for Divorcing Couples - Videos 2 through 5

(5/29/20)Roseann Vanella

We decided to bring experts together who can provide some tips on how to deal with the stress of not only COVID-19 but the stress of going through a divorce or separation during these unprecedented times.

Erin Fisher

Exploring Mediation in Netflix's Tiger King

(5/29/20)Erin Fisher

Netflix's ubiquitous documentary, Tiger King, is a real-life lesson in the value of mediation over litigation. Whether you're Joe Exotic battling with Carole Baskin, an employee frustrated with a co-worker, or a spouse leaving a marriage, mediation can work efficiently while preserving your sanity, saving you time, and reducing your costs.

Gregg Relyea

Getting Started in Mediation

(5/24/20)Gregg Relyea

Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.

Sarah Ater

What Mediators Must Consider as They Work

(5/22/20)Sarah Ater

This article highlights the impact of COVID-19 on face to face mediation as social distancing is encouraged. It also discusses other instances when mediators need to stay away from the mediation process such as when they are physically tired or when they face psychological or mental issues.

Rafat Sweileh

Fostering Mediation in the Middle East Construction Industry

(5/22/20)Rafat Sweileh

Whilst the construction industry worldwide is plagued by disputes, construction disputes in the Middle East have two distinct characteristics.

Orit Asnin

To Mediate (out of) Corona

(5/22/20)Orit Asnin

What can be learnt from mediation practices, towards handling the Corona challenges?

Giovanni Matteucci

ODR Tips and Tricks

(5/22/20)Giovanni Matteucci

With the COVID-19 pandemic and everybody home, Internet becomes the highway of contact with the world. And, in mediation, mass transmigration to ODR.

Giuseppe Leone

4 Things You Definitely Need to Become an Accomplished Online Mediator

(5/18/20)Giuseppe Leone

The success of online mediation depends 95% on your mediation experience and skills.

Roseann Vanella

Divorce & Managing Anxiety during COVID-19 - Video

(5/18/20)Roseann Vanella

We decided to bring experts together who can provide some tips on how to deal with the stress of not only COVID-19 but the stress of going through a divorce or separation during these unprecedented times.

COVID-19 World Disorder and Reflection for Conflict Management with the Use of ODR Platforms

(5/17/20)Celeida Maria Celentano Laporta

A new order of social coexistence, consumption, work, family model, resulting from a revolution caused by the invisible enemy COVID-19.

Christopher Sheesley

Bold Moves

(5/08/20)Christopher Sheesley

This was conflict resolution blasphemy.

Anju D. Jessani

10 Co-parenting Recommendations for the COVID-19 Crisis, A Mediator’s Perspective

(5/08/20)Anju D. Jessani

Courts look to prior events or precedents in establishing policy, and also in measuring reasonableness, when parties are in a dispute.

David Smith

Lessons from Teaching Facilitation Online

(5/08/20)David Smith

What a dispute resolution teacher has learned about connecting online.

Tara Ollapally

Making Sense of COVID Through the Lens of Mediation

(5/08/20)Tara Ollapally

As I look out of the window of my home office and take in the stillness of a complete lockdown that has been imposed in the wake of COVID-19, I am struck by the sense of balance that exists amidst the chaos and panic that also overwhelms me.

Mediating Amidst a Crisis: Is Online Mediation a Solution for India?

(5/08/20)Sandhya Swaminathan, Kartikeya Singh

Dispute resolution mechanisms in India on the other hand, have not kept up with time and technology.

Violence Against Women and Girls Pandemic and Gendered Dimension of COVID-19

(5/08/20)Elahe Amani

Imagine there was a pandemic that globally impacted close to 1.3 billion women and girls at some point in their lives.

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