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Reconnecting with the Outside World author.

Reconnecting with the Outside World

How a Mediation highlighted the Joys of Human Interaction We’ve had over two years of virtual mediations, arbitrations and court...

By Lynn Duryee
How to Diffuse the Commercial Cost of Workplace Conflict author.

How to Diffuse the Commercial Cost of Workplace Conflict

It is often assumed by businesses that there is a good and positive working atmosphere. Indeed, the feelings of employees...

By Dakota Murphey
Mediate.com – A Pictorial History 1996-2022 author.

Mediate.com – A Pictorial History 1996-2022

Here is a slide show showing how the Mediate.com site has looked over the years. Our original site needed to...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Mediate University Course Bundles author.

Mediate University Course Bundles

Here are Mediate University's Mediation Course "Bundles" to help you best and most affordably accomplish your mediation basic and advanced training...

By Managing Editor
Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems? author.

Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems?

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say? author.

Prenuptial Agreements: What Do The Statistical Trends Say?

Mediation is an excellent choice when two upcoming spouses want a neutral process to discuss and finalize the financial terms...

By Roseann Vanella
Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times author.

Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Video Eviction Mediation Program in Uncertain Times

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the American Arbitration...

By Jennifer Shack
7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators author.

7 Points on the War and Dialogue from Ukrainian Mediators and Dialogue Facilitators

Assembled by Dr. Tetiana Kyselova THIS DOCUMENT WAS DEVELOPED BY UKRAINIAN MEDIATORS AND DIALOGUE FACILITATORS to convey their voice and...

By Tatiana Kyselova
Your Rearview Mirror author.

Your Rearview Mirror

My father encouraged us to be handy. He encouraged us to read the instructions and do it ourselves if we...

By Mordechai Rhine
Chemistry and the World of Mediation author.

Chemistry and the World of Mediation

I have been fortunate in the more than 25 years I have been mediating cases. I have met and worked...

By Donald Cripe
Self-Determination in Mediation author.

Self-Determination in Mediation

By Bob Wright This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on May 3, 2022. Allowing parties...

By Robert Wright, M.A., J.D.
The Avoiding Culture in Organizations author.

The Avoiding Culture in Organizations

Many organizations seem to have a strong avoiding culture, which can best be investigated with a specific change in TKI instructions. Instead...

By Ralph Kilmann
The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators author.

The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators

The War in Ukraine:  Lessons for Mediators By Kenneth Cloke If men hate each other, then there’s no hope.  We...

By Kenneth Cloke
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 9: Building the Mediation Movement in India author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 9: Building the Mediation Movement in India

In episode 9, Tara Ollapally--a Co-Founder of CAMP Arbitration and Mediation Practice Pvt. Ltd in India--discusses the mediation movement in...

By Tara Ollapally, Veronica Cravener
How to Resolve Conflict Between Manager and Employee author.

How to Resolve Conflict Between Manager and Employee

When conflict breaks out between an employee and their employer, few things can be as stressful. Because this particular brand...

By Jeremy Pollack
[PODCAST] Demystifying Mediation Myths in the Construction Industry author.

[PODCAST] Demystifying Mediation Myths in the Construction Industry

In this podcast, JAMS neutrals Patricia Thompson and Bruce Edwards leverage their alternative dispute resolution (ADR) experience within the construction...

By Bruce Edwards, Patricia Thompson
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 3:  What Every Mediator Should Know about the Singapore author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 3:  What Every Mediator Should Know about the Singapore

In this episode,  Jay Santiago--attorney, mediator, and arbitrator--provides an overview of the Singapore Convention on Mediation, its implications for international...

By Jay Patrick Santiago, Veronica Cravener
Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022) author.

Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022)

The year was 1997. India had recently introduced the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, and was vigorously pursuing the introduction...

By Prathamesh D Popat
A Lesson Learned! author.

A Lesson Learned!

Last week, I conducted a lemon law mediation which highlighted a very valuable lesson. People need to be heard, acknowledged,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Lawyers’ Math and Mediation author.

Lawyers’ Math and Mediation

Legend has it that a judge once stated aloud, “the older a case gets the less valuable it becomes” (to...

By Donald Cripe
How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video author.

How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video

Is your family or someone you know going through a rough patch and wondering when might it be necessary to...

By Bob Bordone
[Podcast] CEO Leadership: A Conversation with Chris Poole on His Career and the Pathway Forward for JAMS author.

[Podcast] CEO Leadership: A Conversation with Chris Poole on His Career and the Pathway Forward for JAMS

Click here for the JAMS ADR Blog In a recent episode of Arbitrate.com’s “Arbitration Conversation,” JAMS CEO Chris Poole speaks...

By Chris Poole
CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’ author.

CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’

CPR Speaks BlogAccording to the Singapore Convention on Mediation’s website, the Convention is a “multilateral treaty which offers a uniform and...

By Bryanna Rainwater
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies? author.

How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies?

By turning their faces from the legal system, many companies have saved fortunes in the money and time that legal...

By John Peterson
Managing and Resolving Conflicts in Remote Teams author.

Managing and Resolving Conflicts in Remote Teams

Handling remote teams can become quite a challenging task at times, especially when a conflict arises. Since your workforce is...

By Xavier James
What Commercial Trial Lawyers Can Learn from Transactional Lawyers About Mediation author.

What Commercial Trial Lawyers Can Learn from Transactional Lawyers About Mediation

Litigators champion their client’s rights.  If the contract was breached, the litigator is ready to pounce.  And when the litigator...

By ARTHUR L PRESSMAN
Recognizing Common Internal Issues That Often Escalate Into Disputes and How ADR Can Help author.

Recognizing Common Internal Issues That Often Escalate Into Disputes and How ADR Can Help

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleInnovation, regulation and evolution in the health care industry have all spawned complex business arrangements...

By Christopher Keele
Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics author.

Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics

“You just don’t get it,” the client explains. “I have great claims and I’ve spent over $300,000 in legal fees...

By Christopher Nolland
Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient author.

Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together. That is not always a...

By Naveed Khan

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