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Lessons From the ABA’s Excellent Report on Mediator Techniques author.

Lessons From the ABA’s Excellent Report on Mediator Techniques

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques recently released an excellent report really worth reading. ...

By John Lande
How Will the Way We Resolve Our Workplace and Family Business Disputes Impact our Thanksgiving Meal? author.

How Will the Way We Resolve Our Workplace and Family Business Disputes Impact our Thanksgiving Meal?

Dispute Settlement Counsel by Michael Zeytoonian.I think a lot about my chosen areas of the law – both my areas...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
In Praise of (Good) Disagreements author.

In Praise of (Good) Disagreements

Originally published on the Indisputably blog here.As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary. It...

By John Lande
Article Profiles Role of Higher Ed Ombuds as Workplace Conflict Experts author.

Article Profiles Role of Higher Ed Ombuds as Workplace Conflict Experts

The article was written by Neil H. Katz, Katherine J. Sosa, and Linda N. Kovack at Nova Southeastern University in...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice & Law – Book Review author.

Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice & Law – Book Review

As paradoxes go, Lawyer Negotiation by professors Jay Folberg and Dwight Golann takes some beating. Although aimed at law students...

By Michael Leathes
The Case for a Fresh Approach to Commercial Cross-Border Mediation author.

The Case for a Fresh Approach to Commercial Cross-Border Mediation

Mediation is a proven Alternative Dispute Resolution method. Some even consider it the only true ADR but I shouldn’t get...

By Gabor Farkas
Go Back to the Future to Discover How Your Agreement Could Fail author.

Go Back to the Future to Discover How Your Agreement Could Fail

When we’ve put in effort to solve a problem, we want our solution, decision, or agreement to have every chance...

By Tammy Lenski
Singapore: The Hub of International Commercial Dispute Resolution author.

Singapore: The Hub of International Commercial Dispute Resolution

The Union Internationale des Avocats held its 24th World Forum of Mediation Centres in Singapore on October 13-14.  In addition to the usual high...

By F. Peter Phillips
Negotiation – Part 7 author.

Negotiation – Part 7

Many incorrectly associate “active listening” with aggressive listening, where we constantly search for a slip up or error upon which...

By Pete Desrochers
Teambuilding Exercises author.

Teambuilding Exercises

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillIsolation and polarization are big threats today.    We can’t take collegiality and community for granted. ...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Consumer Mediation in the European Union: A Beginner’s Guide to Mediation Under Directive 2013/11/EU author.

Consumer Mediation in the European Union: A Beginner’s Guide to Mediation Under Directive 2013/11/EU

The use of mediation in resolving consumer disputes has always been a subject of curiosity, generating much debate. There are...

By Mahasweta Rayan
Ten Reasons Why Mediation Creates a Holistic Approach in Generating More Love & Compassion in Family Conflicts author.

Ten Reasons Why Mediation Creates a Holistic Approach in Generating More Love & Compassion in Family Conflicts

Family conflicts are a natural phenomenon.  Disputes within the family are a part of the basic human lifecycle and create...

By Denisha Shah
Moving Workplace Conflict from Dysfunctional to Functional author.

Moving Workplace Conflict from Dysfunctional to Functional

Meredith Mediates by Meredith RichardsonWhen I get a call about workplace conflict, I often find that: The situation has been brewing...

By Meredith Richardson
Conflict Chat: Challenges In Working In A Gig Economy – Audio author.

Conflict Chat: Challenges In Working In A Gig Economy – Audio

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie PorterGot Conflict? Are you a worker taking on short projects or “gigs?” Many...

By Patricia Porter, Stephen Kotev
Your Rules/Their Rules in Conflict Management author.

Your Rules/Their Rules in Conflict Management

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalDo you judge people for breaking a rule you always follow? I realized recently that...

By Lorraine Segal
A Fat Bias: Implicit or Explict? author.

A Fat Bias: Implicit or Explict?

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackWhen you see an overweight person walking down the street, or perhaps sitting in...

By Phyllis Pollack
Private Dispute Resolution in International Business; Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration – Book Review author.

Private Dispute Resolution in International Business; Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration – Book Review

This is a book review of Private Dispute Resolution in International Business: Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration [Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2015]...

By Klaus Peter Berger
The Role of Emotional Intelligence in HealthCare: Bridging the Gaps of Communication author.

The Role of Emotional Intelligence in HealthCare: Bridging the Gaps of Communication

An Emotionally Intelligent based system to defend the value of social-emotional life learning as it may benefit individuals, the medical...

By Melanie Frizzell
Med/Arb in Business Cases: Dispute Resolution Whose Time Has Come author.

Med/Arb in Business Cases: Dispute Resolution Whose Time Has Come

The article was first published in the Washoe County Bar Association publication The Writ in the June 2017 edition.Let’s face...

By James Simon
IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna 2017 – Where Mediation and Negotiation Cross Borders author.

IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna 2017 – Where Mediation and Negotiation Cross Borders

IBA-VIAC CDRC Vienna 2017 - where mediation and negotiation crosses borders Following two successful editions of the IBA-VIAC Consensual Dispute...

By Gracious Timothy, Jenny Driver, Mirella Kreder
Do Not Let Your CEO Even Read This! author.

Do Not Let Your CEO Even Read This!

This Editorial is about corporate mediation, and that is not always CEO stuff. The question is raised whether your CEO...

By Martin Brink
The Psychology and Neurobiology of Mediation author.

The Psychology and Neurobiology of Mediation

NOTE: The following article is a summary of some of the points made in Elizabeth Bader’s recent article, The Psychology...

By Elizabeth Bader
Why Don’t Transformative Mediations Get Violent? author.

Why Don’t Transformative Mediations Get Violent?

Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation by Dan Simon“It’s important to set ground rules at the start of a...

By Dan Simon
Misclassification in the Sharing Economy: It’s the Arbitration Agreements author.

Misclassification in the Sharing Economy: It’s the Arbitration Agreements

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes Elizabeth Chika Tippett, Associate Professor and Conflict & Dispute Resolution Program Faculty...

By Beth Graham
What “The Blind Men and the Elephant” Can Teach Us About Perspective at the Mediation Table author.

What “The Blind Men and the Elephant” Can Teach Us About Perspective at the Mediation Table

Originally printed in the Detroit Legal News.Frequently, disputes arise out of the different perspectives of the parties.  Parties may observe...

By Sheldon Stark
Increased Complexity of Commercial Disputes Requires a New Approach author.

Increased Complexity of Commercial Disputes Requires a New Approach

The cost of commercial litigation continues to rise, as a highly politicized world produces pervasive economic and policy uncertainty.  As...

By Jonathan Ewing, Robert Bergman
Cooperation with a Competitor author.

Cooperation with a Competitor

Morton Deutsch, the great social psychologist of common sense, explained the difference between competition and cooperation thus: “if you’re positively...

By Charlie Irvine
Serious Gaming in Water author.

Serious Gaming in Water

"Where has the fun around water gone? What happened to the joy that brought us into the sector in the...

By Fatima Taha, Shelby Hockaday, Todd Jarvis
Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book – Book Review author.

Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book – Book Review

Business Conflict Blog by Peter PhillipsMichael Leathes has written a book on negotiation that is aimed at corporate counsel.  In...

By Michael Leathes

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