Category: Public Policy

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video

Hugh McIssac discusses the transformative approach and how it is closer to a therapeutic process than one where the main...

By Hugh McIssac
Larry Susskind: Developing a Public Dispute Resolution Field – Video author.

Larry Susskind: Developing a Public Dispute Resolution Field – Video

Larry Susskind reflects on the steps and processes of his current international work of developing a public dispute resolution field...

By Larry Susskind
William Hartgering: Goods and Bads of Institutionalization – Video author.

William Hartgering: Goods and Bads of Institutionalization – Video

William Hartgering discusses how the institutionalization of mediation within the courts has been good for the overall field, but believes...

By William E. Hartgering
The Brave New World Of Disputes author.

The Brave New World Of Disputes

A recent article written in the National Law Journal by Ian Meredith, Laura Atherton and Marcus M. Birch gives us...

By Jeff Thompson
Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video author.

Lowry, Randy: Pepperdine’s Mediation Program Design – Video

Randy Lowry discusses the development of Pepperdine's mediation program and incorporation into the law school. Foundation for law school is...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and  Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities author.

Oregon State Agency Dispute Resolution Programs and Collaborative Problem-Solving Activities

On April 2nd, 2009 the Oregon Department of Justice published a report on state agency dispute resolution programs. The report...

By Mike Niemeyer
Climate Change:  Adaptation vs Mitigation author.

Climate Change: Adaptation vs Mitigation

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach There is a substantial risk that the continued release of greenhouse...

By Larry Susskind
Dealing with an Angry Public author.

Dealing with an Angry Public

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach On April 30th and May 1st, I offer a two day...

By Larry Susskind
Why Would Anyone Bother to Cooperate? author.

Why Would Anyone Bother to Cooperate?

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach In his new book, Free Riding, Richard Tuck challenges long-standing views...

By Larry Susskind
Lincoln, Bill: International Mediation Training – Video author.

Lincoln, Bill: International Mediation Training – Video

Bill Lincoln describes his work in Afghanistan trying to implement mediation courses within the university and Foreign Ministry; he underscores...

By Bill Lincoln
Parkinson, Lisa: Competition Between Professionals and Fields – Video author.

Parkinson, Lisa: Competition Between Professionals and Fields – Video

Lisa Parkinson describes a difficulty in the field that she observes happening in many countries. The more power and recognition...

By Lisa Parkinson
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Evolution of Negotiation in Our Culture – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow discusses her theory about the development of a cultural mindset about negotiation and how the larger culture takes...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Experience in International Peace-Building – Video

John Paul Lederach describes his background and experience teaching and peace-building within the international arena.

By John Paul Lederach
Cutback Planning author.

Cutback Planning

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach There are a great many companies, public agencies and not-for-profit organizations...

By Larry Susskind
John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video author.

John Paul Lederach: Ideal to Mediate a Space, Not Just a Person – Video

See interview series DVDs at www.mediate.com/Views. Access all John Paul Lederach videos here.John Paul Lederach explains how mediators need to...

By John Paul Lederach
Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Not Implementing Own Practices in Politics – Video

Michelle LeBaron discusses one of the challenges she sees in the field as not having the willingness to implement values...

By Michelle LeBaron
Environmental Justice author.

Environmental Justice

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach We care about environmental justice because it doesn't seem fair that...

By Larry Susskind
Siting Energy Facilities author.

Siting Energy Facilities

From John DeGroote's Larry Susskind's blog: The Consensus Building ApproachIt doesn't seem to matter whether we are talking about energy...

By Larry Susskind
Obama, Miracle on the Hudson and a Society of Collaborative Excellence author.

Obama, Miracle on the Hudson and a Society of Collaborative Excellence

What are the odds of Barack Obama becoming our President? His story is now our story. Obama’s election represents what...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Un marco etico para la mediacion author.

Un marco etico para la mediacion

A lo largo del desarrollo del campo de la resolución alternativa de disputas, tanto los mismos profesionales, el público, como...

By Nora Femenia, Ph.D
How free should free speech be? author.

How free should free speech be?

From Arnold W. Zeman's blogEarlier this week there was news of the controversy at Carleton University here in Ottawa about...

By Arnold W. Zeman
La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo: Informe sobre el programa de mediación de la oficina del distrito de San Antonio author.

La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo: Informe sobre el programa de mediación de la oficina del distrito de San Antonio

I.          Antecedentes.             La Comisión Norteamericana para la Igualdad de Oportunidades en el Empleo (CNIOE)[1] hace cumplir varias leyes federales...

By Walter A. Wright
An Experienced Negotiator: An Interview with Chris Honeyman author.

An Experienced Negotiator: An Interview with Chris Honeyman

Originally published as Vol 2, No. 9 of Gini Nelson’s Engaging Conflicts Today. A free subscription to the newsletter is...

By Gini Nelson
The World is Looking to Obama — and America author.

The World is Looking to Obama — and America

First published online by UCLA Today Online, on July 15, 2008.Despite all the media coverage of the national election campaign,...

By Anna Spain
Comparing Collaborative and Traditional Conflict Management in Environmental Issues author.

Comparing Collaborative and Traditional Conflict Management in Environmental Issues

Abstract: Collaborative processes have been called the new "dominant paradigm" (Gillingham, 2001; Lubell, 2004) in watershed management, and government agencies...

By Christina Simokat
The Dirty, Risky Business of Negotiation:  Ideology and the Risk of Appeasement author.

The Dirty, Risky Business of Negotiation: Ideology and the Risk of Appeasement

Fighting has the edge over negotiation as the first inclination of most people when faced with conflict. Our human brain...

By Robert Benjamin
Guanajuato a la vanguardia en medios alternativos de resolución de conflictos author.

Guanajuato a la vanguardia en medios alternativos de resolución de conflictos

Este articulo fue previamente publicado por EL ACUERDO, la revista del Equipo IMCA?. Gracias a los editores del Equipo IMCA...

By Juan Carlos González Garcia
Appeasement and Diplomacy: When There is a Tempest in a Teapot, Keep Your Eye on the Teapot! author.

Appeasement and Diplomacy: When There is a Tempest in a Teapot, Keep Your Eye on the Teapot!

The Tempest “The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.” - Harlan Ellison On May 16,...

By Peter Adler
Peace And The Environment:  The Effect Of Linkages In Policy And Development Projects author.

Peace And The Environment: The Effect Of Linkages In Policy And Development Projects

Full Abstract: Through the 1990s, with the ending of the Cold War, there has been increasing research into methods of...

By Christina Simokat
Review of Eye of the Storm Leadership by Peter Adler author.

Review of Eye of the Storm Leadership by Peter Adler

Originally published in the LEADR Update April 2008If you want a thought-provoking, engaging and at times inspirational read then this...

By John Sautelle

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