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Back to Basics: Why Mediate? author.
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Back to Basics: Why Mediate?

As part of my preparation to teach a class on mediation confidentiality, I reviewed the Uniform Mediation Act with all of its...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session author.
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Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session

Mediation before the mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session. Marco Imperiale and Myer J. Sankary, Esq. Introduction Looking...

By Myer J. Sankary, Marco Imperiale
Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more… author.
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Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more…

A sample of over 3,000 phrases for negotiators, mediators, and judges, on more than 400 topics in the book from...

By John Barkai
An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects author.
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An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects

Where there is construction, there are contracts. Typically, these contracts are obtained through a competitive, hard-bid process, which is often...

By Peter Kamminga
Bob Bordone on Reducing Political Polarization author.
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Bob Bordone on Reducing Political Polarization

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvVjpc5xMRk With the United States mid-term election coming up, I've been thinking quite a bit about political polarization and what...

By Bob Bordone
The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: An Online Discussion author.
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The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: An Online Discussion

You are invited to participate in and contribute to an online discussion of how those with conflict resolution and peacebuilding...

By Guy and Heidi Burgess
Richard Susskind Keynote for Cyberweek 2020 author.
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Richard Susskind Keynote for Cyberweek 2020

https://youtu.be/4PcXmhnfFWg Keynote Discussion with Prof. Richard Susskind, IT Adviser to the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales (https://www.susskind.com/), presented...

By Richard Susskind, Colin Rule
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 9: Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University author.
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Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 9: Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University

In this episode Laura interviews Jan Gerrit Voelkel, who is a Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University. Jan's research...

By Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Laura May
ICODR Podcast Episode 10: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR author.
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ICODR Podcast Episode 10: Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Chittu Nagarajan, Founder and CEO of CREKODR, as well as co-founder...

By Chittu Nagarajan, Ian MacDuff
Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems author.
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Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems

Similar to commercial arbitration, a large proportion of treaty-based investor-state disputes involve construction issues. In the International Centre for the...

By Joe Tirado
Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice? author.
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Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice?

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” - Ben...

By Tara West
Speak or Not to Speak author.
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Speak or Not to Speak

In the plenary session of a mediation, when you have your first opportunity to directly address your opponent’s decision-maker, should...

By Christopher Kriesen
Learning Conflict Management Methods Direct From Their Creator author.
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Learning Conflict Management Methods Direct From Their Creator

Ever since mid-March 2020, when the first U.S. lockdowns took effect as the coronavirus began ravaging the globe, the shift...

By Ralph Kilmann
The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health author.
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The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health

2022 APFM Conference Workshop Takeaway Tool, with Kimberly Cavanaugh, Dan Berstein, Alice Shikina, Nicole, and Beth Aarons PROTECT MENTAL HEALTH...

By Clare Fowler
ICODR Podcast Episode 9: Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School author.
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ICODR Podcast Episode 9: Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School.  Pablo holds a...

By Pablo Cortés, Ian MacDuff
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 27: For the Forces of Good With Lucia Kanter St. Amour author.
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Mediate.com Podcast Episode 27: For the Forces of Good With Lucia Kanter St. Amour

Did you know that as a mediator you help parties exercise a superpower?  It's the superpower of everyday negotiation! Listen...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour, Veronica Cravener
Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on Online Dispute Resolution author.
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Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on Online Dispute Resolution

Published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution. This Article (and video) examine the strengths and weaknesses of ODR (online dispute...

By Jean Sternlight
Slices of Conflict in Life author.
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Slices of Conflict in Life

Question:  Where does conflict come from? Answer: Normal, unconflicted life. Building on Felstiner, Abel, and Sarat’s classic article describing the...

By John Lande
Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory author.
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Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory

Much has been written about negotiation style and decision theory in the last 40 years. Getting to Yes was a sensation in...

By Faith Ireland
Abandoning Our Assumptions When in Conflict author.
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Abandoning Our Assumptions When in Conflict

Conflict Management Blog by Cinnie Noble “For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views...

By Cinnie Noble
Mediation for Wedding Vendors and Couples in Singapore author.
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Mediation for Wedding Vendors and Couples in Singapore

Ministry of Law in Singapore has provided for ‘free’ mediation for wedding couples and wedding vendors that were affected by...

By Pitamber Yadav
Who Should Use Custody Mediation? author.
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Who Should Use Custody Mediation?

Most parents fighting over child custody would benefit from mediation. In general, having a neutral professional help you negotiate calmly...

By Shea Drefs
Caseload Manager for Ombuds Offices author.
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Caseload Manager for Ombuds Offices

Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc. and Mediate.com began offering Caseload Manager to dispute resolution programs in 2010. We have now updated...

By Clare Fowler, Colin Rule
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 8: Professor Aleksandra Cichocka author.
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Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 8: Professor Aleksandra Cichocka

In this episode, Laura interviews Professor Aleksandra Cichocka, Professor of Political Psychology at the University of Kent School of Psychology....

By Aleksandra Cichocka, Laura May
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 22: An Introduction to the Ombuds Role for Mediators with Chuck Doran author.
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Mediate.com Podcast Episode 22: An Introduction to the Ombuds Role for Mediators with Chuck Doran

As a mediator, are you curious about other fields that use conflict resolution skills? Are you looking for a field...

By Chuck Doran, Veronica Cravener
Dan Rainey on Making Friends with the Fourth Party author.
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Dan Rainey on Making Friends with the Fourth Party

In this video, Daniel Rainey discusses his new book "Integrating Technology into Your Dispute Resolution Practice: Making Friends with the...

By Daniel Rainey, Colin Rule
How Can We Increase Selection of Diverse ADR Neutrals? author.
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How Can We Increase Selection of Diverse ADR Neutrals?

Increased companies and individuals have engaged alternative dispute resolution professionals to resolve their disputes. Indeed, ADR processes are increasingly becoming...

By Ariel Belen
Mediate.com Announces Launch of New Online Dispute Resolution Platform: ODR.com author.
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Mediate.com Announces Launch of New Online Dispute Resolution Platform: ODR.com

This new platform combines the functionality of CaseloadManager.com and CREKODR.com, creating the most powerful ODR system in the world! See...

By Colin Rule
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
Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age  – Table of Contents author.
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Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age – Table of Contents

Seven Keys - Table of Contents Mediate.com is proud to publish the "Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age" and...

By James Melamed, J.D.

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