Category: Workplace

Negotiation – Part 6 author.

Negotiation – Part 6

Previous Article hereExploders make up the second category of difficult people; but they are totally opposite from the Snipers we...

By Pete Desrochers
Increased Complexity of Commercial Disputes Requires a New Approach author.

Increased Complexity of Commercial Disputes Requires a New Approach

The cost of commercial litigation continues to rise, as a highly politicized world produces pervasive economic and policy uncertainty.  As...

By Jonathan Ewing, Robert Bergman
How Yes/And Defuses Workplace Conflict author.

How Yes/And Defuses Workplace Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalMany conflicts at work and everywhere expand and linger because people believe there is only one right...

By Lorraine Segal
Let It Go? You’re Kidding! author.

Let It Go? You’re Kidding!

From Maria Simpson's 2-Minute Training listserv One of the most conflict-ridden situations is that moment when our emotions take over our...

By Maria Simpson
Mediating Disputes for Effective Healthcare Relationship Firefighting author.

Mediating Disputes for Effective Healthcare Relationship Firefighting

The practice of healthcare is demanding and stressful. Conflicts materialize in most human interactions and the medical field is no...

By Michael Toebe
The New SHRM Competency Guidelines author.

The New SHRM Competency Guidelines

For many years the gold standard for HR certification in the USA, endorsed and supported by the Society for Human...

By John Ford
On Being Bullied—reflections, lessons, and gratitude 8 years later author.

On Being Bullied—reflections, lessons, and gratitude 8 years later

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe end of being bullied On June 2nd, 2009, I drove away for the last...

By Lorraine Segal
Toxic School Environments Make Teachers Sick author.

Toxic School Environments Make Teachers Sick

From Dr. Jacqueline Burnett-Brown's Diverse Solutions BlogIs your workplace a toxic environment? If there is more than one person per week...

By Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
The Art and Science of Summarization in Mediation author.

The Art and Science of Summarization in Mediation

There is nothing more important to a successful mediation than insightful summarization of the parties’ perspectives. In a workplace mediation...

By Diane Cohen
The Conflict Skilled Organization author.

The Conflict Skilled Organization

It’s okay to spend a lot of time arguing about which route to take to San Francisco when everyone wants...

By Lynne Eisaguirre
Consumer Redress and “The New Handshake” author.

Consumer Redress and “The New Handshake”

Business Conflict Blog by Peter PhillipsFor many years, a tempest has surrounded public policy approaches to consumer protection, largely implicating...

By F. Peter Phillips
2014-2017 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com author.

2014-2017 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com

At Mediate.com, we receive multiple complaints each week about another company, Mediation.com. These detailed reports from BBB are instructive as...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Bullying in the Workplace: How to Respond Effectively author.

Bullying in the Workplace: How to Respond Effectively

What this page describes may not fit with traditional ideas and approaches that are frequently used or stated in response...

By Alan Sharland
The Uncertainty of Taxes—Positively Reframing a Difficult Workplace Communication author.

The Uncertainty of Taxes—Positively Reframing a Difficult Workplace Communication

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalA wonderful benefit of learning conflict resolution skills is using them to positively reframe my...

By Lorraine Segal
10 Excuses Bosses Give Not To Bring in a Mediator author.

10 Excuses Bosses Give Not To Bring in a Mediator

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Following up from our recent article on “10 excuses bosses give not...

By Katherine Graham
What Can Mediators Do To Help Parties Overcome Their Biases? author.

What Can Mediators Do To Help Parties Overcome Their Biases?

Kluwer Mediation BlogIn this article, I discuss some of the perception and cognitive biases relevant to conflict as well as...

By Catherine Brys
The Sun, the Wind, and Positive Change in the Workplace author.

The Sun, the Wind, and Positive Change in the Workplace

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalIn the classic folk tale, the Sun and the Wind each believe they are more...

By Lorraine Segal
The Conflict Calculator: Estimating the costs of conflict in a workplace team author.

The Conflict Calculator: Estimating the costs of conflict in a workplace team

If in workplace teams, conflict is normal, inevitable, and I would argue required to succeed, the question then becomes whether...

By Mark Batson Baril
The Best Kept Secret of Successful Leaders author.

The Best Kept Secret of Successful Leaders

The moment Erin walked through the doors of her workplace, she made a beeline towards her office. She greeted a...

By Jason Dykstra
Can We Call a Truce? Ten Tips for Negotiating Workplace Conflicts author.

Can We Call a Truce? Ten Tips for Negotiating Workplace Conflicts

Conflict happens. It happens in all areas of business. When your employees spend 40 plus hours together each week, they...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Supremes Grant Cert on NLRB Challenge to Class Waiver author.

Supremes Grant Cert on NLRB Challenge to Class Waiver

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips As has been widely reported, the Supreme Court has granted certiorari to review three...

By F. Peter Phillips
The Zen of the Gym (part2)–What I’ve learned about workplace conflict resolution at the gym author.

The Zen of the Gym (part2)–What I’ve learned about workplace conflict resolution at the gym

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalI wrote a blog post a while ago about entering into the Zen of the...

By Lorraine Segal
Avoiding Court in Business Disputes author.

Avoiding Court in Business Disputes

For business owners, few problems elicit terror like the threat of litigation. Months spent in court, devastating payouts, negative news...

By Richard Gertler
The College Education Expense; How to Share the “Experience” author.

The College Education Expense; How to Share the “Experience”

The vast majority of parents want their children to attend college.  Not uncommonly, a parent will reinforce their objective by...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Family Business Disputes author.

Family Business Disputes

Problems that arise in running a family business sometimes manifest themselves as legal claims. That seems obvious when the company...

By Joe Markowitz
The Truth about Pirate Jenny –why revenge doesn’t solve workplace resentments author.

The Truth about Pirate Jenny –why revenge doesn’t solve workplace resentments

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalWhen you feel like you’ve been wronged or treated unfairly at work it’s very natural...

By Lorraine Segal
Servant Leadership Sets People Up For Success All Year Long author.

Servant Leadership Sets People Up For Success All Year Long

This is reprinted from the Ignite Newsletter.If you are a leader, the end of the year is an opportunity for...

By Ken Blanchard
And Then There’s Wells Fargo author.

And Then There’s Wells Fargo

From Maria Simpson's Two-Minute Leadership blogInternal conflict resolution systems save huge amounts of money for their organizations, provide support for...

By Maria Simpson
Some Timeless Business Wisdom from Peter Drucker and How It Can Help Your Dispute Resolution Efforts author.

Some Timeless Business Wisdom from Peter Drucker and How It Can Help Your Dispute Resolution Efforts

Peter Drucker was a highly-respected management consultant and business thinker during the second half of the twentieth century.  He authored...

By Peter Huang
A Collaborative Process to Resolve International Business Disputes: Mediation Policy as a Global Business Model author.

A Collaborative Process to Resolve International Business Disputes: Mediation Policy as a Global Business Model

From a global business perspective, today’s laws do not reflect the need for certainty and predictability of sound risk management....

By Christiane Rosenbaum, David Weiss

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