This article discusses how mediation can help business, an inspiring example from The Middle East.
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.
(9/21/20)ADR Institute of Canada
The ADR Institute of Canada (ADRIC) has an Online Dispute Task Force (ODRTF). The Task Force formed a sub-committee on Platforms. After evaluating 12 systems, the sub-committee recommends three platforms: CREKODR, Caseload Manager, and the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC).
This document will analyze a conflict scenario with respect to the conflict’s candidacy (suitability) for mediation.
Ombuds offices have elevated and unique needs for managing personal and case information and for meeting International Ombudsman Association (IOA) best practice standards.
The purpose of this paper is to consider how it is possible to improve the current mediation training in England and Wales.
They said it couldn’t be done. I said it couldn’t be done. Six months ago, this would have been unthinkable.
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.
Can reformers and chief justices find common ground?
Most people when pressed will admit that they are not listening effectively.
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.
All you need to know is – there is No Mo Fo Mo. Everything prior to 2019 B.C. (Before Corona) was a rehearsal; we are now living in the real digital age.
As more mediators practice via Zoom and experience Zoom fatigue, they are discovering something about themselves.
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.
(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.
A psychologically safe space must be offered and maintained if a participant is going to be invited to and chooses to explore any underlying drivers to their thoughts and behaviours which may have contributed to the formation or perpetuation of conflict with another.
A survey of judges provides some insight on the mediation landscape in Wisconsin.
In the US, and in different ways in countries around the world, we are now facing five, and perhaps six significant crises, each with its own distinct set of conflicts.
Recently I’ve been pondering a certain aspect of my experience with mediating divorces. It’s about something that often comes up in my encounters with my mediation clients.
(8/28/20)Richard Barbieri, Bernard Mayer, Richard Susskind
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?
(8/28/20)Gregg Relyea, Kenneth Cloke, David Bogan, Carla Marcucci, Hitoshi Suzuki, Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour, Rory O'Connor, Andrea Maia
This article combines voices from all 7 continents as they discuss how COVID has affected the conflict resolution field around them.
Mediate.com is proud to make the first day of our 10 day Online Family Mediation course available for free! The overall 20-hour training is available both "live" September 14-25 and is also available as a recorded course on an ongoing basis. Enjoy!
(8/24/20)Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
This article discusses the "Community Spread" of Mediation in a Post COVID-19 World.
(8/20/20)Christopher Garcia, Scott Rautio
This article looks at The Importance of the Relationship; What are the expectations; and what should be discussed?
(8/20/20)Lucia Kanter St. Amour
This Primer in Neuroscience, Emotions and how they impact decision-making, along with understanding the myth of rationality, can help mediators navigate difficult moments in mediation and steer parties towards a productive path.
Apologies for medical errors and poor medical outcomes are typically omitted from the practice of medicine in the classic tort malpractice approach to managing communication to the detriment of injured patients.
This article argues for the creation of a code of disclosure for mediators, domestically and internationally. Creating a set of categories that constitute an adequate disclosure of process and approach would help parties understand mediation and would be less daunting than trying to create a universal code of conduct or global set of mediation standards.
(8/17/20)Manon Schonewille, Michael Leathes
Recently, Mediate.com serialised a jigsaw of 23 pieces by 40 authors in 16 countries, in the form of both articles and author interviews, all part of the over-arching theme Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. This articles summarizes those 23 pieces.
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