Category: Workplace

Negotiating Money Issues author.

Negotiating Money Issues

This article was previously published by CFIER. In the course of responding to inquiries about the use of an interest-based...

By Steve Barber
Guidelines For Mediation Of ADA Claims author.

Guidelines For Mediation Of ADA Claims

Reprinted with permission from ADR Currents, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Sept. -Nov. 2000), a publication of the American Arbitration Association.Violations...

By Bruce E. Meyerson
Workplace Conflict: An Inevitable Fact of Life author.

Workplace Conflict: An Inevitable Fact of Life

Conflict is an inevitable fact of any organizations life. Organizations that accept this truism, do so for many different reasons,...

By John Ford
Reducing The Costs Of Conflict Through Dispute Resolution Systems Design author.

Reducing The Costs Of Conflict Through Dispute Resolution Systems Design

"This article originally appeared in Track Two (Vol. 7 No. 2 August 1998) , a quarterly publication of the Centre...

By Peter Woodrow
Interview With David Lipsky-Part 2 author.

Interview With David Lipsky-Part 2

This article is courtesy of HR.com, a website committed to making the lives of HR professionals and business managers easier....

By Bob Delaney
Interview With David Lipsky-Part 1 author.

Interview With David Lipsky-Part 1

This article is courtesy of HR.com, a website committed to making the lives of HR professionals and business managers easier....

By Bob Delaney
Managing Cultural Differences author.

Managing Cultural Differences

Karen likes to spend a half-hour each week privately with each of her employees to sound out their concerns about...

By Daniel Dana
Strategies For A Successful Employment Mediation author.

Strategies For A Successful Employment Mediation

In October 1998, President Clinton signed the Dispute Resolution Act of 1998 mandating all federal courts to develop an ADR...

By Sara Adler
California Supreme Court Defines Procedural Requirements For Enforcing An Arbitration Clause author.

California Supreme Court Defines Procedural Requirements For Enforcing An Arbitration Clause

The California Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision written by Justice Mosk, has gone a long way towards defining the...

By Edward F. Sherman
National Employment Dispute Resolution Act of 2000 (NEDRA) author.

National Employment Dispute Resolution Act of 2000 (NEDRA)

(NEDRA) (Introduced in the House) HR 4593 IH 106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4593 To amend title VII of...

By Managing Editor
Unique Issues In Mediating ADA Disputes author.

Unique Issues In Mediating ADA Disputes

Reprinted with permission from ADR Report, Volume 3, Number 2, pages 5-8. Copyright 1999 by Pike and Fischer, Inc. Although...

By Judith Cohen
Mediation in Sexual Harassment Cases author.

Mediation in Sexual Harassment Cases

Currently, there are more rules, regulations, and laws dealing with sexual discrimination, and particularly sexual harassment, than any other substantive...

By Tim Hicks
When And Why To Use An External Mediator author.

When And Why To Use An External Mediator

With the growing recognition that mediation is an important element in an effective conflict management system, many corporations are training...

By Tim Hicks
Workplace ADR: Facts and Figures from the Federal Sector author.

Workplace ADR: Facts and Figures from the Federal Sector

Introduction A number of recent initiatives by Congress and the Government have encouraged the use of alternative methods of workplace...

By John Ford
Steps for Setting Up an Effective Conflict Management System author.

Steps for Setting Up an Effective Conflict Management System

Product and process. These are the two areas of focus for any successful business. As a business owner or manager,...

By Tim Hicks
What Is Mediation And How Does It Fit Into The Workplace? author.

What Is Mediation And How Does It Fit Into The Workplace?

Put two people together in the workplace (or anywhere else!) and there will be conflicts. So it goes with people!...

By Tim Hicks
Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes author.

Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes

Review by: Jane Becker Garzilli Published by: Jossey-Bass 1999, 223 pages. Order at Amazon.comJohn Dunlop and Arnold Zack, respected authorities...

By Jane B. Garzilli
Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project? author.

Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project?

Why do so many custom construction projects end up in fights? This trio of articles is aimed at the main...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
Workplace Conflict: Facts and Figures author.

Workplace Conflict: Facts and Figures

Employee attitudes and characteristics In a 1990 survey: 62% of respondents indicated that they would be more willing to take...

By John Ford
Mediating Employment Disputes Under the Disabilities Act author.

Mediating Employment Disputes Under the Disabilities Act

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION. Reprinted from Dispute Resolution Journal, February 1998. Published by the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, New...

By Judith Cohen, Samuel H DeShazer
Turning Around Polarized Mindsets in Workplace Mediations author.

Turning Around Polarized Mindsets in Workplace Mediations

Overview Today's workplace abounds with a tremendous variety of people, all with different viewpoints. No two employees have identical perspectives...

By Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton
Can Conflict In Nonprofits Be Managed Successfully? author.

Can Conflict In Nonprofits Be Managed Successfully?

Much time in nonprofits is spent in conflict and dealing with the consequences of conflict because organizations today are constantly...

By Elisabeth Seaman
Unwanted Repetitive Patterns In Organizations author.

Unwanted Repetitive Patterns In Organizations

Over the last few years Geoff Ball and I (Jerry Talley) have come across a few samples of what we...

By Geoff Ball, Jerry L Talley
Keep Your Workplace Team Tuned Up author.

Keep Your Workplace Team Tuned Up

Mostly, working groups are not like cars! But there are some analogies: Both are made up of interdependent parts. The...

By Tim Hicks
Workplace Editorial Sept 2000 author.

Workplace Editorial Sept 2000

The workplace continues to grow as a consumer of conflict management and dispute resolution services. A number of intiatives confirm...

By John Ford
Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in  Large Canadian Companies author.

Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in Large Canadian Companies

While dispute resolution skills and systems have been a hot topic of discussion in the Canadian legal community for the...

By Gary T. Furlong
Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights author.

Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights

April 21, 1998 Dear Colleague: The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) has embarked in a major initiative to...

By Managing Editor
Employers’ Experiences With ADR In The Workplace (1997) author.

Employers’ Experiences With ADR In The Workplace (1997)

Full PDF Version August 12, 1997 The Honorable John L. Mica Chairman, Subcommittee on Civil Service Committee on Government Reform...

By United States General Accounting Office GAO
Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996 author.

Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996

Sec. 1. Short Title This Act may be cited as the “Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996.” Sec. 2. Findings...

By Managing Editor

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