(9/24/21)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
Mediate.com’s Online Mediation Training Task Force here presents our Final Report and Recommendations, along with our Committee recommendations and resources, with humility, knowing that the ideas contained herein are intended to stimulate additional and continuing consideration, discussion and research.
(9/24/21)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
In addition to the many Committee Recommendations, the Task Force’s Executive Committee offers these 8 Primary Task Force Recommendations to support the field of mediation fully embracing online mediation and online mediation training:
(9/24/21)Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
This index of resources is intended to assist readers to conveniently identify and access specific portions of the Mediate.com Online Mediation Task Force Report that are of the greatest interest.
(9/23/21)Forrest (Woody) Mosten, Jim Melamed
Here are Committee Reports, Recommendations and Resources from the Mediate.com Online Mediation Task Force Final Report.
(9/22/21)Jim Melamed, Forrest (Woody) Mosten
The Mediate.com Online Mediation Task Force is holding a free Forum on Friday, September 24 to review the Task Force's Final Online Mediation Report, Recommendations and Resources. Space is limited, so register early!
Somewhere along the mediation trail, process change appeared. This change became a big drift from traditional mediation and led to the shuttle system.
(9/21/21)Colin Rule, Jim Melamed
One of the Primary Recommendations of the Mediate.com Task Force on Online Mediation is to update mediation practice and ethical standards to fully embrace online mediation. In response, Mediate.com has now formally adopted the Task Force's Recommended Practice Standards for Online Mediation effective January 1. 2022.
I’ll describe the process we’ve used and report on the status of the Universal Disclosure Protocol for Mediation (UDPM), but first let me address the fundamental question that prompted us to begin work in the first place: why do we need a universal protocol for disclosure in mediation?
Each breath we breathe is an invitation to live more fully, more consciously, more attentive, and more aware.
The responsibilities of a plan administrator include reviewing QDROs or DROs and then distributing the funds to the non-plan participant spouse once they have approved the order--which become difficult in a separation.
Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together.
Recently, the Supreme Court of India, admitting that there is ‘a dire need to enact Indian Mediation Act..’ created a Committee to draft a separate legislation for administration of mediation proceedings across the country.
It is difficult to understand anything fully until we recognize its limits -- the places where it falls apart, or miraculously comes together -- where it begins and ends, or transforms into something entirely different.
In this scholarly work, the authors examine the intersection of online dispute resolution and psychology.
Why talk about negotiation tactics, manipulative moves designed to slant an outcome in one side’s favor more than the other, based on “tricks” or gamesmanship versus merit?
Yes and No are powerful words. What impact does saying each of them have on your body and nervous system?
Providing Florida LEP Individuals Meaningful Access to Mediation: Bilingual Mediator Guidance on Standards of Conduct.
Adlai Stevenson once said, “Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.”
"For centuries, we have shared common expectations of how we behave ethically in society, based largely on a mutual understanding of the reality in which our decisions play out. These underlying expectations have come to be guided by three pillars."
When you ask and don’t assume you already know the answers, you’re likely to find better solutions to workplace problems.
So much has changed! When I was growing up, the expectation for middle-class marriages (which were always between women and men) was that it was the man’s job to earn enough money to support the family, and it was the woman’s job was to have children and to contribute to the economy by spending money.
As the international business environment is quickly expanding, companies are merging and are therefore helping create a global workplace setting.
In a recent episode of Insurance Business Talk, JAMS neutral Rebekah Ratliff speaks with host Paul Lucas on her experience as a Black woman in the insurance industry and where the industry is now in terms of issues relating to gender and race.
Despite the complexity of ethical issues, Ms. Liautaud has formula for making an ethical decision quite simple.
Just as there are a myriad of real property interests, there can be disputes involving any of those interests.
Vulnerability as quoted from THE vulnerability researcher Brene Brown “is not winning or losing, it’s having the courage to show up even when you can’t control the outcome”.
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The Act represents a significant turning point for the Irish Civil Justice system and is very significant for mediation.