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Why Words Matter: The Neuroscience Behind Careful Communication in Local Government author.
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Why Words Matter: The Neuroscience Behind Careful Communication in Local Government

In the realm of local government, effective communication is not just a soft skill but a fundamental necessity. Whether you...

By Anne-Marie Cade
Civil and commercial mediation 4.0 in Italy after the Riforma Cartabia author.
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Civil and commercial mediation 4.0 in Italy after the Riforma Cartabia

Civil cases pending in Italian courts at December 31, 2009, no. 5,826.440, the highest number ever reached. In 2010 mandatory...

By Giovanni Matteucci
The Adjusted Winner Procedure: History, Application, and Future Prospects author.
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The Adjusted Winner Procedure: History, Application, and Future Prospects

The Adjusted Winner (AW) procedure is a conflict resolution mechanism designed to ensure a fair and equitable division of assets...

By Robert Bergman, Jason Bergman
Cross-Cultural Awareness – International Arbitration author.
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Cross-Cultural Awareness – International Arbitration

Definition: Cross-cultural awareness, also known as cultural sensitivity or cultural competence, refers to the ability to understand, appreciate, and effectively...

By Nelson Timken
Elevating Employee Engagement Through Conflict Resolution author.
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Elevating Employee Engagement Through Conflict Resolution

Transforming Workplace Conflicts into Engagement Opportunities Are you a leader facing daily conflicts in your organization? Do cultural differences, generational...

By Dawn Stone
Conflict Management in Divorce author.
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Conflict Management in Divorce

Although most of my work in conflict management has been in organizational settings, every now and then I have found...

By Ralph Kilmann
The Power of Mediation in Safeguarding Parental Rights and Combating Neglect and Abuse in Michigan author.
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The Power of Mediation in Safeguarding Parental Rights and Combating Neglect and Abuse in Michigan

In the realm of family law, Michigan, like many other states, grapples with the delicate balance between protecting parental rights...

By Phillip Schaedler
Singapore Convention In A Nutshell author.
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Singapore Convention In A Nutshell

The Singapore Convention on Mediation, also known as the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, significantly...

By Nelson Timken
Revolutionizing Dispute Resolution: AAA’s Acquisition of ODR.com & The Future of AI-Powered Arbitration author.
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Revolutionizing Dispute Resolution: AAA’s Acquisition of ODR.com & The Future of AI-Powered Arbitration

Technically Legal - A Legal Technology and Innovation Podcast Technically Legal is a legal tech podcast about legal innovation and...

By Colin Rule, Bridget McCormack
How Culture Influences Conflict Resolution author.
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How Culture Influences Conflict Resolution

The culture of a family, community, or organization partially determines whether a given conflict mode (particularly collaborating) can be used...

By Ralph Kilmann
Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5 author.
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Future Dispute Resolution Conference at Stanford Law School Sept. 4-5

We are excited to announce that the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®), its international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR®), Mediate.com...

By James (Jim) Melamed
It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum author.
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It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum

     Legal Studies Research Paper Series Research Paper No. 2024-22   It’s Time to Make Important Upgrades to Our Mediation Curriculum    John Lande    This paper can...

By John Lande
Mediate Podcast: Bridget McCormick (CEO, AAA & ICDR) Interviewed by Colin Rule (CEO, Mediate.com & ODR.com) author.
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Mediate Podcast: Bridget McCormick (CEO, AAA & ICDR) Interviewed by Colin Rule (CEO, Mediate.com & ODR.com)

In this episode, Colin Rule (CEO of Mediate.com) speaks with Bridget McCormick, the CEO of the American Arbitration Association/International Centre...

By Bridget McCormack, Colin Rule
5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance) author.
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5 Ways to Build Your Mediation Practice with a Shoestring Marketing Budget (and Some AI Assistance)

Starting a mediation practice doesn't have to break the bank. In fact, some of the most effective marketing strategies are...

By Susan Guthrie
It’s Fine (and Other Misunderstandings that Fuel Conflict) author.
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It’s Fine (and Other Misunderstandings that Fuel Conflict)

Misunderstandings and assumptions about what another person means, or what the word they use means, can really fuel conflicts. I’ve...

By Lorraine Segal
Harnessing Conflict for Strategic Innovation in the Workplace with Dr. Clare Fowler author.
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Harnessing Conflict for Strategic Innovation in the Workplace with Dr. Clare Fowler

In this episode, host Jon Lobb interviews Dr. Clare Fowler from Mediate.com. Clare is author of "Rising Above Office Conflict."...

By Clare Fowler
ICODR Podcast #29: Zbynek Loebl and Leah Wing on Impressions from the 2024 ODR Forum author.
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ICODR Podcast #29: Zbynek Loebl and Leah Wing on Impressions from the 2024 ODR Forum

In this episode of the ICODR podcast Ian speaks with Zbynek Loebl and Leah Wing about the 2024 ODR Forum, which...

By Ian MacDuff
Navigating a Difficult Boss: Strategies and Solutions author.
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Navigating a Difficult Boss: Strategies and Solutions

Introduction Dealing with a difficult boss can be one of the most challenging aspects of professional life. Whether it's a...

By Debra Dupree
When to Avoid Conflict and When to Engage author.
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When to Avoid Conflict and When to Engage

There are two kinds of “avoiding” to keep in mind: good avoiding and bad avoiding. Good avoiding is when you...

By Ralph Kilmann
5 Benefits of Hiring a Mediator for Your Divorce Negotiation author.
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5 Benefits of Hiring a Mediator for Your Divorce Negotiation

There are so many ways that a mediator can bring value to spouses that are separating or divorcing but I...

By Amy Robertson
3 Steps To Increase Employee Engagement & Reduce Cost by Leveraging Conflict Resolution author.
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3 Steps To Increase Employee Engagement & Reduce Cost by Leveraging Conflict Resolution

Hey Peacemakers! In today’s diverse workplaces, employee engagement stands as a cornerstone of organizational success. However, unresolved conflicts can significantly...

By Dawn Stone
Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation author.
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Securing Optimal Settlement Agreements Through Mediation

PREPARATION IS THE KEY As a fundamentally different process than trial, mediation requires different steps for effective preparation. Unlike trial,...

By Gregg Relyea
AAAi Podcast #5 with ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule (video) author.
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AAAi Podcast #5 with ODR.com & Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule (video)

At Future Lawyer USA in Boston, Zach and Bridget talk with Colin Rule on stage in Boston at Future Lawyer...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz, Colin Rule
The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership author.
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The Mediate.com + AAA Partnership

I’ve had an exciting couple of weeks since we shared the news of the acquisition at the end of May....

By Colin Rule
Audiobooks and Mediators author.
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Audiobooks and Mediators

This article was originally featured on the Magnum Mediation blog. Every day, regardless of the weather, I walk three miles...

By Ron Berglas
Building a Healthy Organizational Culture author.
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Building a Healthy Organizational Culture

Why does one organization have a very adaptive culture while another has a culture that lives in the past? Is...

By Ralph Kilmann
ISDS In Action author.
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ISDS In Action

Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) is a legal mechanism that allows foreign investors to sue governments (states) for actions that allegedly...

By Nelson Timken
Turn Your Mistakes into Stories author.
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Turn Your Mistakes into Stories

How did you learn to turn your mistakes into stories? This was the thoughtful question Alesia Grace Thompson asked me...

By Lorraine Segal
ADR in the Context of Civil Litigation in Bangladesh: Evaluating Legal and Practical Dimensions author.
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ADR in the Context of Civil Litigation in Bangladesh: Evaluating Legal and Practical Dimensions

Introduction Mediation is a process in which the involved parties come together with an impartial and neutral third party, chosen...

By Md. Ala Uddin
American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company author.
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American Arbitration Association® Acquires World’s Leading Online Dispute Resolution Company

AAA Partnership with ODR.com and Mediate.com promises faster and fairer resolutions NEW YORK (May 30, 2024)—The American Arbitration Association (AAA®)...

By Bridget McCormack, Colin Rule

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