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Navigating a Business Crisis Resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Video

by Ranse Howell
March 2020

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris Poole

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We live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships and any delay can result in multiple commercial challenges. Businesses have a choice on how they respond to delays or impending disruption. Our suggestion is to look for an opportunity to work with all stakeholders to find a solution for this immediate challenge, while being focused on the long-term benefit of maintaining the relationship. Given the time and cost pressure this might not be easy to achieve, without assistance.

Watch our latest video to hear how a facilitator and a facilitated process can identify options to find a workable solution.


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Ranse Howell is a member of the senior management team and oversees international efforts at JAMS. Ranse is an accomplished leader in cross-border alternative dispute resolution, with over a decade of experience in mediation, training, conflict management and business development. At JAMS, he supervises a global team with representatives in multiple markets across the United States as well as in China, Mexico and the United Kingdom, among other countries.

Previously, Ranse was head of the Negotiation and Leadership Academy at the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution and a mediator in both New York and California. He led the Civil Justice Reform Initiative for the Republic of Moldova and worked on multinational cases in Hong Kong, Ireland and South Africa. Ranse was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster for nearly four years.

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