(10/05/18)María Victoria Marun, Maria Eugenia Sole
It is currently common to use expressions such as "polarization" or "crack" to describe the attitudes with which the inhabitants, politicians and governments in different countries raise or debate their problems.
What do garden snails, lizards and humans all have in common?
There has been upsurge literature on third party intervention in recent years, and still a significant gap in the field of mediation.
(9/24/18)Jan Frankel Schau
Follow, if you will, the mediation of a sexual harassment claim to learn the basic principles of mediation.
This article looks at mandatory pre-institution commercial mediation in India and asks is this a premature step in the right direction?
In the past few decades, California has led a national shift in paradigms for family conflict resolution that has freed trial courts to do what they do best—ensure due process of law and serve as the court of last resort.
Es articulo es un Descripcion de objetivos e identificacion de la institucion.
This article covers Restoring Community Day held in 2017, including plans for the upcoming Community Day to be held in October 2018.
By following some simple tips and committing yourself to being the best co-parent possible, you can help to ensure your children thrive during and after the divorce.
Labels are increasingly being used to leverage support for group identities and ideals.
Interestingly, since beginning of this series of posts several months back, the topic of seeking greater respect and civility in our political and social interactions has ratcheted up significantly, even becoming mainstream!
This article discusses how cooperation can be enhanced through a transdisciplinary approach to water negotiations, refusing to accept tired cliches and really talking.
This article illustrates how a mediator can assist parties to move from their positions to their underlying interests.
Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.
The mediation in the United States has long been used as an Alternative Dispute Resolution throughout the Court Systems around the country significantly reducing the court backlog.
There are many keys to reaching possible agreement. The list includes, among others, discovering not incompatible interests, soothing a hurt relationship, or finding a common enemy. Uncovering a transcending vision can accelerate and amplify the coming together of contending parties. Vision helps achieve agreement.
Establishing rapport seems like a nice thing to do, right? I don’t think so.
(7/06/18)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen
This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).
What is unique about those who possess a willingness to walk toward conflict?
Navigating the United States’ approach to mediation can be tricky for international firms as there is no uniform approach.
The social capital of any society is education and identity.
This article is to give an over view of the use of disability mediation and a case study. The article will highlight some of the benefits of utilizing specialist mediators, confidentiality and why disability mediation works.
There’s recent discussion in urban planning journals about the way professional city planners should be educated today. Having a conversation about planning in advance prevents many community-conflicts down the road.
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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Interpersonal conflict is often deflating. Our egos, self-esteem, confidence, mood and other parts of us can all be negatively influenced when we are in dispute.