Category: Workplace

Resolving Employment Disputes through Mediation–podcast and transcript author.

Resolving Employment Disputes through Mediation–podcast and transcript

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleFrom health and safety concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, to systemic discrimination issues amidst the...

By Chris Kwok, Shirish Gupta
Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation author.

Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation

President John F Kennedy was visiting NASA headquarters for the first time in 1961. As he walked along, he introduced...

By Laila Ollapally
Review Analyzes Impact of Conflict and Stress on the Workplace author.

Review Analyzes Impact of Conflict and Stress on the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: Novikova-Kalita, E., Ermasova, N. and Gluchova, M. (2020). Conflicts and stress management. Global Encyclopedia of...

By Noah Shaw
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
Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously author.

Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously

Probably every student and instructor has had difficult challenges this year accommodating to the routines needed because of the pandemic....

By John Lande
Top 10 Tips for a Successful Employment Mediation author.

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Employment Mediation

Introduction Given California’s strict Labor Code and discrimination laws, it is experiencing a flood of employment cases and mediations.  ...

By Frank Burke
Employment Litigation: 3 Instances Where A Company Should Explore Mediation author.

Employment Litigation: 3 Instances Where A Company Should Explore Mediation

Introduction When faced with threatened or filed litigation by current or former employees, many companies never consider alternatives to expensive...

By Rachel Gupta
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
Reassessing the Pros and Cons of Workplace Arbitration author.

Reassessing the Pros and Cons of Workplace Arbitration

As someone who represents employers, I’ve long been a proponent of arbitration as a way to limit exposure to employment...

By Jeffrey Polsky
‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator author.

‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator

Susan David, psychologist and author or the book ‘Emotional Agility’ states that organisations need to get comfortable with uncomfortable emotions...

By Catherine Gillespie
Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace author.

Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackPracticing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the workplace....

By Vanessa Rose
Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19 author.

Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19

The voice on the helpline message for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Conflict Intervention Service quaked with fear:...

By Carole Conn, Roger Moss
3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs author.

3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind author.

3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By Mediate.com Staff, Colin Rule
Make Your Next Apology Irresistible author.

Make Your Next Apology Irresistible

What a sad flop it was. Jean’s effort to apologize to Doug at the start of their facilitated session went...

By Christopher Sheesley
Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace author.

Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace

Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent escalation of employment disputes. In contrast...

By Laura Athens
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
Bold Moves author.

Bold Moves

This was conflict resolution blasphemy. As my client shared her story - for the fourth time - about how a...

By Christopher Sheesley
Negotiating Among Workplace Dictators author.

Negotiating Among Workplace Dictators

“You wouldn’t negotiate with Hitler, would you?” was Michelle’s response to my invitation to help her address some long brewing...

By Christopher Sheesley
Interview with John Ford: The Future of Workplace Mediation author.

Interview with John Ford: The Future of Workplace Mediation

This is an interview by Dr. Clare Fowler, current Mediate.com Managing Editor, with John Ford, the first Mediate.com Managing Editor...

By John Ford
Setting Up a New Zoom Account for Mediators author.

Setting Up a New Zoom Account for Mediators

This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.  Links to downloadable / embeddable video here....

By Clare Fowler
The Business Case for Neutral Facilitation in the Days of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) author.

The Business Case for Neutral Facilitation in the Days of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleThe old curse disguised as a blessing “may you live in interesting times” is showing...

By Gary Birnberg
Mediating with Zoom author.

Mediating with Zoom

“Our restaurant needs to either close or move to take-out, and we can’t agree what to do. Can we mediate...

By Clare Fowler
Cope with Conflict During COVID-19 author.

Cope with Conflict During COVID-19

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Workplace conflict can’t be, ignored, cancelled or put on hold. And there...

By Arran Heal
Tools to Use When Peace Comes to Shove author.

Tools to Use When Peace Comes to Shove

From the Chris Sheesley newsletter at InAccordnw.comThe infamous meeting all those months ago teetered on the brink of actual violence....

By Christopher Sheesley
Workplace Aggression author.

Workplace Aggression

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth. Have you ever worked with someone who came across as angry all the...

By Kathleen Kauth
Navigating a Business Crisis Resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Video author.

Navigating a Business Crisis Resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Video

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWe live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships...

By Ranse Howell
Interview with Howard Gadlin author.

Interview with Howard Gadlin

This is the complete interview of Howard Gadlin by Robert Benjamin.

By Howard Gadlin
Update on CPR’s Employment-Related Mass Claims Protocol author.

Update on CPR’s Employment-Related Mass Claims Protocol

CPR Speaks BlogRecently, there have been reports in the news relating to the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution’s...

By CPR Staff

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