Commercial Mediation Articles
A lack of attention to investigating an accusation of assault has cost King’s College NHS Foundation Trust a reported £1 million payout.
Conflict in the workplace can be a damaging and destructive force, which can escalate very quickly.
According to new data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediator directory website.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Ken Cloke, author and Founder of Mediators Beyond Borders, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com is recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory.
Whether it’s gossip, harassment, or time-sucking interruptions we have all encountered challenging behaviors in the workplace. Have you ever wished you knew what to do when they happened?
His divorce was going really badly: aggressive lawyers on both sides, court battles and blame-ridden affidavits!
The power of trying often gets a bad rap in today’s culture.
Life imitates art, art imitates life, and both reveal deeper patterns.
I just finished conducting a mediation (lemon law) which did not settle. And I think I know the reason.
Whenever it comes to other people, our prejudices – and a pretty basic lack of knowledge – are what tend to rule.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Margaret Shaw, recipient of this year's Mary Parker Follett award from ACR, filmed as part of Mediate.com's ' Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
This article looks at mandatory pre-institution commercial mediation in India and asks is this a premature step in the right direction?
(9/17/18)F. Peter Phillips
This historic Chinese summit discussed discussed implications of the Belt/Road Initiative, announced five years ago.
(9/12/18)L. Randolph Lowry
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Randy Lowry, President of Lipscomb University and founder of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine.
This is a brief article covering the background of the Birbrower case and the adoption of new legislation in California which will allow foreign attorneys to appear in international arbitrations.
Two common themes emerged from a recent panel discussion. First, the idea of a growing ecosystem; and, second, a changing culture.
Construction projects often produce disputes. Mediation can help resolve such disputes, quickly, confidentially, and efficiently. This Article offers ten tips for success in mediation.
This article discusses 12 tips for hiring the right mediator for the right situation.
Navigating the United States’ approach to mediation can be tricky for international firms as there is no uniform approach.
In the 9 years since I left my own toxic workplace, I’ve coached and consulted with people in all stages of being bullying or mobbed (bullied by a group).
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Tom Stipanowich, Co-Director of Pepperdine's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and former Director of CPR in New York, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
This article discusses the ethics behind a mediator acting as a translator and drafting an agreement when there are dual languages.
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