There may be another and more positive way of looking at implicit biases; it is simply a question of “framing”.
Are you stuck in a rut in your relationship with someone?
This article discusses a Florida Court-Ordered mediation with a Limited English Proficient (LEP) party.
My Favorite Resource, features interviews with our court ADR friends across the country to learn about their favorite resource. This month, Resource Center Director Nicole Wilmet spoke with Peter Salem, Executive Director of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts to learn about his favorite resource.
“You might be wrong. Your voice can be big. Genuinely listen.”
In her journal article, Professor Sternlight discusses her views on the potentially negative consequences of mandatory arbitration in the employment context as well as the waning impact of social movements such as MeToo.
This article discusses dispute system design criteria for the kind of institution that Mr. Zuckerberg suggested.
(12/14/18)Ronald S. Kraybill
Trainers considering use of Style Matters as a conflict style inventory should be aware of two other options as well, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument and the Hammer Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory.
A lack of attention to investigating an accusation of assault has cost King’s College NHS Foundation Trust a reported £1 million payout.
Many lawyers are frustrated with their actual clients at times and are tempted to tell them the same thing – and sometimes do.
Michael A. Guidry is the founder of Guidry Group, a security services company, dealing in kidnapping and ransom.
One great benefit of evaluating eight programs with different approaches to resolving the same cases is that it allowed me to uncover program design factors and other variables that promote program success.
Having taught mediation skills for over twenty-five years and, more recently, having developed an online mediation training curriculum, it’s only natural that I stand as a zealous proponent of mediation training.
Chaos? A mediation out of control? A weak mediator? I don’t think so.
Had we known about the other person’s perspective and experience about us things may not have gone on so far and become as difficult.
In conflict: do you keep the heat on or stir the pot?
It often seems that we carry a heaviness in ourselves – our hearts, our heads, our whole beings – when we are in conflict with another person.
The Einstellung Effect is a cognitive trap that prevents us from seeing better or simpler solutions to problems we’re trying to solve. Here’s how to recognize it and reduce its effect.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
Privacy is an important element of mediation--this article helps to define it.
In his thought-provoking new book, Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy the legendary Ken Cloke reflects on an exchange between two distinguished American authors, Lawrence Susskind and Bernie Mayer, reflected upon here.
Whether it’s gossip, harassment, or time-sucking interruptions we have all encountered challenging behaviors in the workplace. Have you ever wished you knew what to do when they happened?
Over the years, many people have told me that they sometimes use the “carrot and stick” approach as a negotiation tactic.
You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know about their common traits and symptoms.
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It’s only recently that I heard the term “denialism”.