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.
Whilst the construction industry worldwide is plagued by disputes, construction disputes in the Middle East have two distinct characteristics.
What can be learnt from mediation practices, towards handling the Corona challenges?
With the COVID-19 pandemic and everybody home, Internet becomes the highway of contact with the world. And, in mediation, mass transmigration to ODR.
The success of online mediation depends 95% on your mediation experience and skills.
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.
Empathy is considered as the “Soul of Mediation.”
(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.
This was conflict resolution blasphemy.
(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.
What a dispute resolution teacher has learned about connecting online.
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.
(5/08/20)Sandhya Swaminathan, Kartiyeka Singh
Dispute resolution mechanisms in India on the other hand, have not kept up with time and technology.
Imagine there was a pandemic that globally impacted close to 1.3 billion women and girls at some point in their lives.
6 Tips to Strengthen your Relationship during Covid-19 Lockdowns
The Coronavirus will be followed by a plague of lawsuits due to the inability of individuals and companies to honor contractual obligations.
The "digitization of mediation," now on steroids with the Covid-19 pandemic, has resulted in dramatic changes and new opportunities for mediators and the mediation field. A part of this includes new meanings for old words.
Honor the space between no longer and not yet, Nancy Levin.
At one point, 34 states had diploma privilege rules but then the “ABA Code of Recommended Standards for Bar Examiners stated individuals should not be admitted to practice without passing a written bar exam.”
Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.
Impatience can be a big contributor to conflict, and an obstacle to effective conflict resolution.
This article explains the importance of active listening at mediation. It uses five points to illustrate what can be achieved when both the mediator and the parties actively listen to each other.
The age demographics of consumers of mediation services and mediators themselves will likely drive the adoption of technology to assist in the delivery of mediation services in the very near future.
(4/29/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten
As their own practices slow down, some mediators are volunteering to offer free consultations and negotiation sessions to try and find solutions and some emotional comfort for people who are riddled with anxiety and a lack of knowledge.
(4/24/20)Ronald S. Kraybill
Do you want to help a team or group improve patterns of dealing with conflict? This article includes resources to help you lead a rich learning experience on conflict styles.
What does it mean to learn the art of verbal self-defense? First, it means understanding the purpose and establishing a mindset behind this approach.
Click here for MORE ARTICLES
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has hit us all like a ton of bricks, particularly over the past week, as each day brings a new development.