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Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By Mediate.com Staff, Colin Rule
Contract Exclusions Count author.

Contract Exclusions Count

Beth Graham has posted commentary on a new arbitration case out of the Northern District of Illinois denying a motion...

By Amy Schmitz
New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings author.

New NAA Opinion on Requiring Video Hearings

What happens if a party refuses to use videoconferencing? On April 1, 2020, the National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA) issued...

By Amy Schmitz
Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace author.

Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace

Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent escalation of employment disputes. In contrast...

By Laura Athens
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The Great Tool in Times of Pandemic author.

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR): The Great Tool in Times of Pandemic

Those of us who have been working for many years, not only in the academic field, but also in a...

By Alberto Elisavetsky, Maria Victoria Marun
Mediation vs. Arbitration author.

Mediation vs. Arbitration

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Tom Stipanowich talks about the arbitration process...

By Tom Stipanowich
What Is Your Mediation Background? author.

What Is Your Mediation Background?

The "digitization of mediation," now on steroids with the Covid-19 pandemic, has resulted in dramatic changes and new opportunities for...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Crisis Communication & Covid-19: Did our politicians test positive for ‘empathy’? author.

Crisis Communication & Covid-19: Did our politicians test positive for ‘empathy’?

This is an opinion piece, examining one reader's perspective on world leaders. Feedback is encouraged.  “Do not be disheartened” –...

By Jonathan Rodrigues
India Signs the Singapore Mediation Convention author.

India Signs the Singapore Mediation Convention

In 2019, India was among the first group of signatories to the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements, popularly...

By Laila Ollapally
Research Concludes Regional International Organizations are Critical Mediators author.

Research Concludes Regional International Organizations are Critical Mediators

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Summary of: Nixon, C. (2017). Helping ourselves first: Conflict management strategies of regional international organizations....

By Natalie Davis
Expedited Arbitration and Party Autonomy Are Key Solutions to Resolving COVID-19-Related Supply Chain Disruptions author.

Expedited Arbitration and Party Autonomy Are Key Solutions to Resolving COVID-19-Related Supply Chain Disruptions

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe equation is immutable: disruption of supply chains + intervention by governments to manage noncommercial...

By David Huebner
7 Financial Tips for Small Businesses Operating during the COVID Pandemic author.

7 Financial Tips for Small Businesses Operating during the COVID Pandemic

As good financial management skills serve as a blueprint for success, bad money management habits may force you into bigger...

By Lidia Staron
In an Era of Chaos with the Coronavirus; The Solution to Support our Leaders is Online Mediation author.

In an Era of Chaos with the Coronavirus; The Solution to Support our Leaders is Online Mediation

Nowadays, with the Corona-virus taking precedent all over our businesses, professional and personal life, leaders are facing high levels of...

By Yvette Durazo
Managing Business Relationships During the Global Coronavirus Health Crisis: A Way Forward author.

Managing Business Relationships During the Global Coronavirus Health Crisis: A Way Forward

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleGlobal businesses operate in an interconnected marketplace because of the increase in supply chain and...

By Ranse Howell
Navigating a Business Crisis Resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Video author.

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

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWe live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships...

By Ranse Howell
Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India author.

Interview with Bruce Edwards – The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India

This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth...

By Bruce Edwards
Mediated Settlements: The Next Realm of Dispute Resolution in India author.

Mediated Settlements: The Next Realm of Dispute Resolution in India

Union Cabinet approves ratification by India of the Singapore Convention Global framework being put in place for the enforceability of...

By Sahil Kanuga
The Law Can Be Dangerous to Lawyers’ Mental Health author.

The Law Can Be Dangerous to Lawyers’ Mental Health

Indisputably I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  The law can be a very dangerous thing. Although the...

By John Lande
The GPC North America Report author.

The GPC North America Report

Message from IMI The International Mediation Institute is delighted to present the GPC North America Report—a comparative analysis and recommendations...

By Managing Editor
Online Negotiation Strategies: Email and Video-conferencing author.

Online Negotiation Strategies: Email and Video-conferencing

By Katherine Shonk, published with permission of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law SchoolOnline negotiation has become ubiquitous, as...

By Katie Shonk
Dividing the Burial Plot in Divorce author.

Dividing the Burial Plot in Divorce

As I work with more “grey divorce” couples, I’m finding that there may be an overlooked asset that needs to...

By Mary Salisbury
Cost of Workplace Conflict author.

Cost of Workplace Conflict

We spend a LOT of time at work. According to a study cited by MacKay, J. (2019, May 8) 94%...

By Kathleen Kauth
10 Mediation Tips for Settling Business Disputes author.

10 Mediation Tips for Settling Business Disputes

For practitioners of the law, mediation is a well-known concept that became part of their lives. To businesspeople, however, the...

By James Dorian
The Horror of Bullying at France Telecom author.

The Horror of Bullying at France Telecom

From the CMP Blog Between 2008 and 2009, 35 employees of France Télécom committed suicide. One woman threw herself from...

By Arran Heal
Gossip Feeds Conflict author.

Gossip Feeds Conflict

Published here at Kathleen Kauth's blog. Gossip is defined as..."casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, typically involving...

By Kathleen Kauth
The Business of Disputes in Sports: A Chinese Perspective author.

The Business of Disputes in Sports: A Chinese Perspective

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs part of a broader commitment to expand JAMS’ global footprint, the JAMS International Operations...

By Ranse Howell
How to Manage Conflict at Work: The Argument for Utilizing Emotional Intelligence author.

How to Manage Conflict at Work: The Argument for Utilizing Emotional Intelligence

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackIf you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage...

By Emma Hartman
New Horizon for International Commercial Mediation: The Singapore Convention author.

New Horizon for International Commercial Mediation: The Singapore Convention

On August 7, 2019 a new horizon dawned for international commercial mediation. Forty-six nations signed a United Nations sponsored agreement...

By Stanley Santire
Why Mediation Should be Part of Health and Wellness author.

Why Mediation Should be Part of Health and Wellness

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.By the time workplace disputes have reached the attention of Employee Relations,...

By Arran Heal
Mediation vs. Arbitration vs. Litigation: The differences you need to know about in business author.

Mediation vs. Arbitration vs. Litigation: The differences you need to know about in business

As a business owner, it’s extremely important to familiarize yourself with dispute resolution and the processes you need to take...

By Jamie Costello

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