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Robert Mnookin

Interview with Robert Mnookin

(11/13/17)Robert Mnookin

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Robert Mnookin, faculty at the Harvard Negotiation Project, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Series.

Michael Leathes

Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice & Law - Book Review

(11/10/17)Michael Leathes

This is a review of the book Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice and Law, by Jay Folberg and Dwight Golann.

Gabor Farkas

The Case for a Fresh Approach to Commercial Cross-Border Mediation

(11/10/17)Gabor Farkas

In a world where international commerce and cultural exchanges continuously progresses, disputes are unavoidable. Solving these cross-jurisdictional disputes through litigation is painfully long.

Daniel Ben-Zvi

It Happened in Mediation - Believe It or Not

(11/10/17)Daniel Ben-Zvi, Michael Young

The authors have peeled back the protective cloak of confidentiality just enough to provide a glimpse of the wild, the unpredictable, and the utterly preposterous things that have happened in real mediations.

Peter T. Coleman

Addressing Injustice: Why and How Do People Seek Justice?

(11/06/17)Peter T. Coleman

10 big ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch - this is piece 7 which focuses on justice.

Mary Austin

‘Think Like a Mediator’ Conflict Resolution Program at Rikers Island

(11/06/17)Mary Austin, Richard Brewster, Nina Martinez, Hillary Zilz

The article describes the authors’ experience teaching a six session course called “Think Like a Mediator” on conflict resolution to inmates at the women’s jail facility (the Rose M. Singer Center) at Rikers Island in New York City.

Chip Rose

Interview with Chip Rose

(10/31/17)Chip Rose

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Chip Rose, a national leader in the fields of divorce mediation and collaborative practice, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Michael Jacobs

The One That Got Away

(10/27/17)Michael Jacobs

Mediation is great teacher.

Denisha Shah

Mediation Creates and Spreads Infinite Love

(10/27/17)Denisha Shah

The article is about general foundations and principles of mediation in all aspects (e.g. family, LGBT, divorce, commercial, global, workplace, pet mediation, child custody) as it explores the depth and truth of multi-dimensions in relationships and love.

Pete Desrochers

Negotiation - Part 7

(10/27/17)Pete Desrochers

Many incorrectly associate “active listening” with aggressive listening, where we constantly search for a slip up or error upon which we can pounce.

Will Schoder

Mr. Rogers and the Power of Persuasion - Video

(10/27/17)Will Schoder

This video discusses the history of arguing and ways to make it more effective.

Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask

(10/24/17)Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson

This article outlines what couples need to do in order to face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce. If people have not resolved their dilemmas before the divorce, they go through the process trying to manage their fear in different ways by hiding their doubt, responsibility; vulnerability, or dependency.

Lee Jay Berman

13 Tools for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace, with Customers and in Life

(10/23/17)Lee Jay Berman

Conflict happens. It is inevitable. It is going to happen whenever you have people with different expectations. Here are some tools for avoiding and resolving disputes in the early stages, before they become full-blown conflicts.

Peter T. Coleman

A Grand Theory of Personality and Environment

(10/23/17)Peter T. Coleman

Ten big ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch. This is article six, focusing on social innovation.

Cinnie Noble

Realizing Our Professional Goals

(10/23/17)Cinnie Noble

It is trite to say, but true, that remaining focused on our career destinations – where we want to go and who we want to be when we arrive – requires commitment to the journey.

Michael P. Carbone

Mediation Strategies: A Lawyer’s Guide To Successful Negotiation

(10/17/17)Michael P. Carbone

Every successful negotiation requires that you have a sound strategy. In this article I will explain the steps that I believe you should follow when developing a mediation strategy.

Nina Meierding

Interview with Nina Meierding

(10/17/17)Nina Meierding

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Nina Meierding filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.

Alia Ismail

Challenges to Starting an American Middle-Eastern Cross-Border Mediation Center

(10/13/17)Alia Ismail

Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle East requires interacting with professionals on both continents. Despite appearing differences within both cultures, it seems when programmed patterns are utilized, and no longer serve, professionals shift their behaviors to the total opposite.

Larry Gaughan

What ADR Professionals Can Learn from Litigating Divorce Lawyers

(10/13/17)Larry Gaughan

Well over 90% of all divorce cases are resolved by agreements, but there are two divergent methods for negotiating those agreements.

Peter T. Coleman

How Conflict Is Like Sex

(10/06/17)Peter T. Coleman

Another big idea on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch.

Mahasweta Rayan

Consumer Mediation in the European Union: A Beginner's Guide to Mediation Under Directive 2013/11/EU

(10/06/17)Mahasweta Rayan

The use of mediation in resolving consumer disputes has always been a subject of curiosity, generating much debate.

Michael Jacobs

The Larger Room

(10/06/17)Michael Jacobs

It would be the first time Peter looked after their two year old daughter. In fact, it would be the first time that he actually met Flora.

Phyllis Pollack

Sunk Costs and the California Law Revision Commission

(10/06/17)Phyllis Pollack

On September 28, 2017, the California Law Revision Commission met to review the public comments it had received to its Tentative Recommendation (issued in June 2017) following its study to create an exception to mediation confidentiality (Study K-402).

Robert Benjamin

Character Traits Of Working Dogs And Conflict Mediators: ‘Systematic Intuition’ And Tenacity

(10/04/17)Robert Benjamin

Conflict mediators are a strange breed. The best ones, not unlike police or firefighters, are drawn to manage difficult situations and heated controversies that most other people would just as soon avoid.

Sam Imperati

Traits of a 'Mediator'

(10/03/17)Sam Imperati

Although there are many intangibles in the definition of a “good” mediator, certain character traits are invaluable. It turns out that these same character traits may have other uses as well.

Zena Zumeta

Interview with Zena Zumeta

(9/30/17)Zena Zumeta

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Zena Zumeta, long time mediator, trainer and former President of the Academy of Family Mediators, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.'

Marty Klein

All for One … One for All: Collaborative Process Or Collaborative Lifestyle

(9/29/17)Marty Klein

In 2007, after twenty-three, war-torn years of litigation, I just knew that there had to be a better way of resolving conflict in people’s lives. Thus began my quest – my journey into the world of alternate dispute resolution.

Denisha Shah

Ten Reasons Why Mediation Creates a Holistic Approach in Generating More Love & Compassion in Family Conflicts

(9/29/17)Denisha Shah

The article is about general foundations and principles of family conflicts in relationship to mediation focus. The overall article is a summary study in 10 steps for family conflicts through mediation process.

Peter T. Coleman

What Leads to Cooperation and Competition?

(9/22/17)Peter T. Coleman

This article is part of a series based on the ideas of Morton Deutsch.

Sandeep Bhalothia

Mediation in Domestic Violence Case: Whether to Use or Not to Use? – An Indian Perspective

(9/22/17)Sandeep Bhalothia

In this article, I aim to identify two opposite interests associated with the settlement of domestic violence cases, and look at the Indian law to see how those two interests are equitably balanced, therefore, providing a recommended way forward, not necessarily a perfect one, to handle cases related to domestic violence.

Ruling Against Arbitration: Analyzing The CFPB’s Class Waiver Regulations

(9/22/17)Nicholas Denny

Nearly lost in the politics surrounding the Consumer Financial Protection Board’s §1040 rule—which regulates mandatory arbitration clauses in financial services consumer contracts—are the new rule’s requirements.

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