Category: Standards

Conflict and Movements for Social Change: The Politics of Mediation and the Mediation of Politics author.

Conflict and Movements for Social Change: The Politics of Mediation and the Mediation of Politics

Movements for social change are products, producers and resolvers of conflict.  By joining together to bring about change, their members...

By Kenneth Cloke

Voice of a Pioneer: Recipes for Expanding the Pie

International Center for Cooperation and Conflict ResolutionIn 1925—two decades before “A Theory of Cooperation and Competition” (Deutsch, 1949) and five...

By Christine Chung
Survey Shows How Mediation Can Be Successful author.

Survey Shows How Mediation Can Be Successful

Originally printed on Lexology September, 2012We have recently undertaken a survey on workplace mediation in association with Alison Love an...

By Victoria Hall
Conflict Competency in Healthcare Organizations author.

Conflict Competency in Healthcare Organizations

Some of the professional work I do involves mediation and consultation within healthcare systems. It’s within the context of some...

By Ann Begler
“Protect, Respect, Remedy”: What is the Lawyer’s Social Responsibility? author.

“Protect, Respect, Remedy”: What is the Lawyer’s Social Responsibility?

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips The current issue of IBA Global Insight (Feb/March 2013) features an excellent article by...

By F. Peter Phillips

A Call for Evidence Based Standards for Mediator Quality

1. PREFACE AND PROPHYLAXIS Preface. The use of Mediation as a primary means of resolving disputes, as practiced in the...

By Gary Weiner
Changing of the Tides author.

Changing of the Tides

Change is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “to alter; to make radically different.” This six letter word strikes fear in...

By William Keller
An Argument for the Establishment of Professional Standards and Increased Regulation of the Practice of Mediation author.

An Argument for the Establishment of Professional Standards and Increased Regulation of the Practice of Mediation

As various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) become increasingly available and generally a more acceptable means of resolving disputes,...

By James Grifo
An Update To Proposed Mediation Regulation author.

An Update To Proposed Mediation Regulation

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack On August 3, 2012, I posted a blog about Resolution SR-05-01-2012 that was...

By Phyllis Pollack
Performance-Enhanced Arbitration? The CAS Ad Hoc Division author.

Performance-Enhanced Arbitration? The CAS Ad Hoc Division

Kluwer Arbitration BlogFor those of us in the arbitration world, the closing ceremony which took place on 12 August 2012...

By Elizabeth Kantor
The USADA and Lance Armstrong author.

The USADA and Lance Armstrong

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) was created in 2000...

By Renee Kolar
A Sense of Justice author.

A Sense of Justice

A brief perusal of some recent high profile cases gives us pause about the justice system: John Edwards walked out...

By Sean Judge
Elder Mediation – Video author.

Elder Mediation – Video

Video where the owners of JK Belz Mediation and Crowley Legal Solutions discuss the mediation process. The owners also discuss...

By JK Belz
The State of Community Mediation author.

The State of Community Mediation

The National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM) has released its much-anticipated new report: The State of Community Mediation. This fieldwide...

By Justin Corbett
One Minute Lesson on Changing Your Brain author.

One Minute Lesson on Changing Your Brain

Neuroscience and Conflict Resolution Blog by Stephanie West AllenHow do you change your brain? Pay attention to what you're paying...

By Stephanie West Allen
Mediator – Subpoenaed? author.

Mediator – Subpoenaed?

“Mr. Lang, my name is Chris Adams.  I am a process server and have some papers for you.”  With as...

By Michael Lang
Slusky Mediation Process – Video author.

Slusky Mediation Process – Video

Slusky Mediation explains how the mediation process can be successful, regardless of the complexity of the issues or parties. He...

By Jerry Slusky
Mediation in Ireland: Current Trends, Future Opportunities: Part 2 author.

Mediation in Ireland: Current Trends, Future Opportunities: Part 2

(Read the first article here.) Training and Accreditation There is currently no statutory basis for the training of those involved...

By Caitriona Heffernan
Use fMRI to Measure the Usefulness of Conflict Resolution Programs? Me, I Don’t Think So! author.

Use fMRI to Measure the Usefulness of Conflict Resolution Programs? Me, I Don’t Think So!

From Stephanie West Allen's blog on Neuroscience and conflict resolution. This guest blog post at Scientific American hovers nicely along...

By Stephanie West Allen
Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver author.

Temple Grandin and the ABA DR Section Meetings in Denver

From the ADR Prof blogAs Jill mentioned last week, the Indisputably crew was assembled in Denver for the ABA DR...

By Art Hinshaw
Irrelevant Facts author.

Irrelevant Facts

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack. I finally had the opportunity to read the book my colleague Victoria Pynchon,...

By Phyllis Pollack
N.D. of Texas Issues Temporary Restraining Order Enjoining FINRA Arbitrations author.

N.D. of Texas Issues Temporary Restraining Order Enjoining FINRA Arbitrations

From the Disputing Blog of Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly Hayes.The Northern District of Texas has issued a Temporary...

By Victoria VanBuren
A Connecticut Mediator In A Kangaroo Court?: Successfully Communicating The “Authorized Practice Of Mediation” Paradigm To “Unauthorized Practice Of Law” Disciplinary Bodies author.

A Connecticut Mediator In A Kangaroo Court?: Successfully Communicating The “Authorized Practice Of Mediation” Paradigm To “Unauthorized Practice Of Law” Disciplinary Bodies

The full text of the article is available here. What follows is the table of contents and the introduction. I....

By Paula Young
Stulberg, Joe: Teaching Conflict Resolution – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Teaching Conflict Resolution – Video

Joe Stulberg emphasizes his love of teaching and notes that the teaching methods used in conflict resolution and mediation trainings...

By Joseph Stulberg
Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video author.

Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video

Michael Lang talks about how many mediators lack awareness about their own process and this troubles him.

By Michael Lang
How Voluntary Is Public Policy Consensus Building? author.

How Voluntary Is Public Policy Consensus Building?

From John Folk-Williams's blog Cross Collaborate Image Credit: Ewe Degiampietro – Fotolia.com Voluntary participation is an essential dimension of mediation,...

By John Folk-Williams
Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video

Teresa Wakeen talks about why she believes that mediation on the East Coast is ten years behind mediation on the...

By Teresa Wakeen
Oregon Mediation Association Model Guidelines for Private Practitioners – Mediator Education Training and Experience author.

Oregon Mediation Association Model Guidelines for Private Practitioners – Mediator Education Training and Experience

In Oregon, most of the mediation community's practice areas (court annexed, family, government, and community) have standards or requirements, which...

By OMA
Wakeen, Terry: Mediators’ Obligation to Public Good – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Mediators’ Obligation to Public Good – Video

Terry Wakeen feels that mediatiors have an obligation to the community and should support the public good with quality services...

By Teresa Wakeen
Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video author.

Michael Lang: Mediation’s Potential for Societal Change – Video

Michael Lang tells of when he first thought of mediation as a force for changing the way society looked at...

By Michael Lang

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