Category: Environment

How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener author.

How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener

Most service businesses may not think that their efforts can move the needle in addressing the severe climate issues we...

By Chris Poole
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Howard Bellman

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Howard Bellman about his chapter in the book "Evolution of a...

By Colin Rule, Howard Bellman
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge author.

What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge

As the first week of COP26 drew to a close, and fireworks lit the sky in celebration of Diwali and...

By Rachael Bicknell
Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them author.

Negotiation Tactics: How They Work and How to Protect Yourself and Your Client from Them

I am a strong proponent of principled negotiation—i.e., negotiation in which both sides attempt to understand the interests and needs...

By Antoinette Raheem
Mediation and the Language and Culture of Politics author.

Mediation and the Language and Culture of Politics

“In our age there is no such thing as “keeping out of politics.”  All issues are political issues, and politics...

By Kenneth Cloke
The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations author.

The Creative, Collaborative Use of Neutral Experts in Environmental Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMost disputes in litigation involve a procedural phase for the preparation and exchange of expert...

By Lester Levy
Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19 author.

Use This Tool to Talk About COVID19

RiverHouse Press Blog by Ron KraybillWith COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return.    We are all inescapably affected...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Things fall apart. How to respond? author.

Things fall apart. How to respond?

These are scary times, and it’s not just COVID19.  Polarization is rooted now in ways not experienced in living memory. ...

By Ronald S. Kraybill
Mediators Like Online Mediation And Other Verifiable Facts author.

Mediators Like Online Mediation And Other Verifiable Facts

It is common to hear people observe, reflecting on the pandemic, that things will never go back to the way...

By James Claxton
Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons: Don’t...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher
Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay author.

Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, every aspect of our pre-pandemic ways of work is under...

By Patrick Mahoney
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Paul M. Lurie on Guided Mediation author.

Paul M. Lurie on Guided Mediation

Indisputably Paul M. Lurie, now a retired partner at Schiff Hardin LLP, in 2013 created the Guided Choice Interest Group...

By John Lande
Preparing the Next Generation of Professors of Environmental Studies author.

Preparing the Next Generation of Professors of Environmental Studies

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindIn a recent article, Benjamin Cashore and Stephen Bernstein argue that doctoral programs in environmental...

By Larry Susskind
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke
Why Mediation Fails author.

Why Mediation Fails

Mediation is a procedure whereby two parties sit together with the impartial assistance of a trained third party to lay...

By Anwar Kashif Mumtaz
Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure. author.

Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure.

The structure and setting of dialogue sessions matter greatly in enabling better decision-making and outcomes. Poor preparation and facilitation can lead...

By Jordi Honey-Rosés, Sarah Daitch
Asking for Help When in Conflict author.

Asking for Help When in Conflict

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleAsking for Help When in Conflict Pooh is a lot smarter than I am....

By Cinnie Noble
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
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
Moving Online in Pandemic: Preamble author.

Moving Online in Pandemic: Preamble

EDITED: To include more on differentiation/integration. I had the terms all wrong. Go figure! And to add a link to...

By Nancy White
Global Pandemics, National Borders, and Political Problem-solving author.

Global Pandemics, National Borders, and Political Problem-solving

Source: Kenneth Cloke, Politics, Dialogue and the Evolution of Democracy: How to Discuss Race, Abortion, Immigration Gun Control, Climate Change,...

By Kenneth Cloke
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
Trucking Company Will Pay $22,500 and Make Policy Changes to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit author.

Trucking Company Will Pay $22,500 and Make Policy Changes to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackTransport America was fined $22,500 and they will need to make changes to their policy on...

By Emma Hartman
A Negotiation Emergency? author.

A Negotiation Emergency?

Originally published in the Kluwer Mediation Blog“For nobody would understand, And you kill what you fear, And you fear what...

By John Sturrock
‘Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts’: Book Review author.

‘Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts’: Book Review

Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts is a groundbreaking effort that documents conflicts and strategies for collaboration in today’s U.S. energy...

By Alex Renirie, Todd Jarvis
Ann Gosline Interview: The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society author.

Ann Gosline Interview: The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society

Ann Gosline: The Wider Influence of Mediation and Negotiative Thinking Beyond Practice After receiving her B.A. degree from Stanford University...

By Ann Gosline
Bringing Oxytocin into the Room author.

Bringing Oxytocin into the Room

[Excerpted from The Dance of Opposites: Explorations in Mediation, Dialogue, and Conflict Resolution Systems Design, goodmedia 2013.]"We do not see...

By Kenneth Cloke
Interview with Susan Yates: The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society author.

Interview with Susan Yates: The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society

“Managing A Force of Nature: ODR and Dispute Resolution Systems Design Standards and Practice “ Susan Yates has been a...

By Susan Yates
Mediation in a Changing Climate? – From Consensus to Confrontation? author.

Mediation in a Changing Climate? – From Consensus to Confrontation?

Centre for International Legal Studies From International Mediation Symposium 13 June 2019 Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg Opening Address by John Sturrock...

By John Sturrock

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