This article discusses how mediation can help business, an inspiring example from The Middle East.
(9/25/20)Lucia Kanter St. Amour
Secrets in Plain Sight
Accordingly, a blanket “no settlement” policy may not be in the best interests of the company’s bottom line. There are three instances where companies should put aside their instinct to litigate and explore mediation.
Continually asking questions, rather than making declarations, is a core creed in my resolution work.
This document will analyze a conflict scenario with respect to the conflict’s candidacy (suitability) for mediation.
This article discusses fostering collaboration, mitigating conflict, and improving performance.
Is mandatory mediation training in India too late?
The purpose of this paper is to consider how it is possible to improve the current mediation training in England and Wales.
Pitt and Jolie's divorce has taken a long time, filed for in 2016, although divorced in 2019 their agreement regarding child custody and financial assets is still ongoing.
Examines the outcome of the CJEU’s decision known as Schrems II from the perspective of mediation service providers and mediators. Proposes practical steps in which the results of Schrems II may be addressed. Reviews the emerging responses of Data Protection Authorities in Europe and the USA.
Mediator fit is really important.
ODR is More Than Zoom
Many people assume that the only way to resolve a family law matter is to retain counsel and commence a Court action. This is a wrong assumption.
Numerous federal and state laws prohibit gender discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and state antidiscrimination statutes, an employer must not impose adverse employment actions or otherwise discriminate against individuals based on gender.
As more mediators practice via Zoom and experience Zoom fatigue, they are discovering something about themselves.
Pain is a mixed blessing in mediation.
An example of how dispute resolution can help when the courts can’t.
(9/03/20)Ehsan Ali, Alnoor Maherali
COVID-19 caused a surge in commercial and interpersonal conflict. At the same time, courts are closed, halting society’s traditional route of dispute resolution.
As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest in the streets, this article examines the subliminal influence of historical racial symbols and practices namely, statues and monuments, slave plantation sites and tours, market houses where slaves
were sold, and street names that bear the scars of slavery.
No two human beings are alike; therefore, it's not surprising that people often disagree, and these disagreements can lead to conflicts.
A survey of judges provides some insight on the mediation landscape in Wisconsin.
One way that some of us cope when we are in conflict is to criticize the other person for something he or she is saying or doing.
The term “microaggression” was coined in the 1970s by Dr. Chester Pierce who is a psychiatrist, and refers to “subtle, stunning, often automatic, and nonverbal exchanges which are ‘put downs’ of Black people and members of other minority groups; ‘micro’ refers to their routine frequency, not the scale of their impact.” (Id.)
Employee contracts, which were rarely straightforward before the pandemic, are particularly complicated now.
Practicing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the workplace.
(8/29/20)NAFCM, D.G. Mawn
The National Association for Community Mediation discusses the importance of having a vulnerable vision, and standing up for it.
(8/28/20)Richard Barbieri, Bernard Mayer, Richard Susskind
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This work juxtaposes an announcement by AAA-ICDR with articles that promote dialogue to address racial: 1) Are We Ever Neutral? Should We Be? 2) Staying with Conflict - Election Edition: A Conflict Practitioner’s Lens on the US Election 3) What's the Right Thing to do When You are Really Angry About What's Happening in America?