A core belief in many traditions holds that the human condition is "dynamic" i.e., not a "static state".
By understanding the relationship between personality types and conflict management styles we can achieve more productive dispute resolution discussions and increase the potential for mutually satisfactory resolutions.
It took just a moment in time: 6 August 1945 at 8:15am.
This is an interview with Dr. Lesley Cook discussing the importance of understanding your neurodiverse clients in the educational, family, and workplace fields.
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 2 in the series--discussing mediators can do in cases of violence.
As a business owner, it’s extremely important to familiarize yourself with dispute resolution and the processes you need to take depending on the severity of a case.
Join Henry as he shares his Himalayan motorcycle adventure through pictures and video as well as what he learned about identity, connection, and dialogue.
On September 11, 2019, President Trump warned about what America would do if attacked again.
These days are full of turmoil and fast moving social and political issues that quickly escalate into “identity disputes.”
One of the most common mistakes in divorce is making promises too soon--here are a few others.
Mediation requires an entirely different branding approach—away from being a charitable amenity in court, towards becoming a commercially viable service.
The Roots of Intolerance and Opposition to Compromise: The Effects of Absolutism on Political Attitudes
With increasing political polarization in the United States, political absolutists are halting the practice of compromise and collaboration for their Congressional representatives.
During a recent discussion of ethics, I asked whether it would be proper to hide information.
Why would team members want to discuss a sensitive member with someone they don't know?
This article discusses why communication matters during family separation.
For mediation to flourish into the future, mediation practitioners and lawmakers in India need to rethink the nation’s policies and strategies in promoting mediation to a generation of millennials.
D .K. Sampath provided mediation services through the Tamil Nadu State Legal Aid & Advice Board in India. In this article he reflects on the use of mediation to resolve workplace disputes in the banking and insurance industry.
What have we learned from the mediators working tirelessly to promote the institutional and cultural changes necessary to implement mediation within their home countries?
When I was twenty-two years old, I did a two-year stint as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Here is a brief account of a dispute resolution meeting with a local governing council called the panchayat.
Discrimination is a tightening net of issues and demands around HR.
"Although the mediation lasted an entire day, it did not settle. Why? There was no framing, process or empathy."
This article has taken for its theme, the legal services to the rural poor and other disadvantaged groups. Particular reference is made to the role of law schools in delivery of such services. What follows is a report on an attempt to deliver mediation as a dispute resolution resource under the leadership of the Tamil Nadu State Legal Aid & Advice Board of Madras with Justice Sri.N .Krishnaswamy Reddiar as Chairman.
When mediating in India, adhering to the ‘four pillars’ is key.
In my various mediator trainings, the use of an apology as a means of resolving a dispute has often been discussed and advocated.
Racial discrimination is a problem that’s bubbling under the surface of workplaces.