“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.
In this article, Smith describes his views on the importance of research informing practice. He shares the experiences of his students Laura Mahan and Joshua Mahuna presenting at an academic conference including about their theory of the integration of cross cultural approaches in mediation.
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.
When you can’t agree even with your best effort, having fallback criteria can break the agreement logjam and allow you get on with other things.
A lack of attention to investigating an accusation of assault has cost King’s College NHS Foundation Trust a reported £1 million payout.
When we think holidays, we think magical time of year for children.
Conflict in the workplace can be a damaging and destructive force, which can escalate very quickly.
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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.
Following up on two previous articles, this article taps into 24 years of mediation experience and provides divorcing couples with tips that will help them navigate their divorce and mediation process in sane and healthy manner and will help them stay in control of the process.
Since the 1300s the adjective heavy – referring to the heart – has been used in the sense of “weighed down with grief or sadness”.
This post provides excerpts from my research summarizing significant stresses affecting each of these groups and notes resources and ideas for dealing with them.
Mediation has an identity issue - but it’s not its fault.
On January 1, a new California law will take effect; it will require a lawyer to make sure their client understands the implications of California's legal protections for mediation communication.
On Thursday, August 30, 2018 the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal did the unthinkable.
This sample Agreement to Mediate now incorporates the confidentiality of digital communications with participants and their advisors.
Today, the environment in which we work is complex and constantly changing, team members come and go and there is constant rethinking about goals, approaches and adaptation.
Mediators often assist participants to identify guidelines or ground rules to help support productive communications. Here are some sample mediation ground rules participants may want to consider adopting.
Millions of men and women of all ages, ethnic, and racial backgrounds all
across the U.S. hate going to work, gradually fall into despair and often
become gravely ill. Some flee from jobs they used to love, others endure
the situation unable to figure a way out.
After celebrating ANZAC Day, FairWay’s Denise Evans and Bruce Reid explore the themes of war, conflict, and learning from mistakes of the past.
Dispute resolution comes in as many forms as there are people in dispute.
(6/05/18)Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Joan is an author, therapist, mediator, and parenting coordinator
with four decades of experience working with high conflict parents who are separating.
What are dispute resolution clauses (DR clauses)?
What are pilot programs, or pilot schemes, in ADR?
(5/01/18)Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson
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This article outlines what couples need to do in order to consider and face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce.