Senyo M. Adjabengis a Labour Mediator and Arbitrator (ADR Consultant) in Accra – Ghana. He is a certified trainer and holds a Post Graduate Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security Studies, and Post Graduate Certificates in Business Administration and Governance and International Diplomacy. He is a member of the Institute of Human Resources Management Practitioners (IHRMP), Ghana and the Institute of Directors (IoD), Ghana. Senyo brings several years of experience to the practice of Workplace Conflict Management, Employment Relations, Human Resources Management, and Industrial/Labour Relations. His expertise spans across Banking, Mining, Justice, Oil and Gas, the Print Media and Public Services sectors of Ghana. He is a Certified Labour and commercial Mediator and Arbitrator.
He currently authors the Workplace Back-2-Back Column in the Business and Financial Times newspaper, published and circulated in Ghana and across Africa.
An Analysis of Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the Corporate Governance Architecture of Ghana(06/18/12)
It is a concern for dispute resolution practitioners in Ghana that the Corporate Governance Laws of Ghana, which are largely obsolete and lag behind contemporary and international standards and practice of corporate governance, still defer to litigation as a primary dispute resolution process for resolving corporate and commercial disputes. A saviour is a new law, the Alternative Disputes Resolution Act, 2010 (Act 651), which has streamlined ADR processes in Mediation and Arbitration for handling such disputes.
Gender Justice In Ghana Through Court-Connected ADR(07/20/09)
Women and children have mostly been the most vulnerable when any form of trouble befalls a group of people. In ensuring that the vulnerable especially women and children obtain speedy and effective justice, Court-Connected (Court Annexed) ADR may be considered as an explorable opportunity and alternative for reaching a mutually acceptable resolution in some cases of abuse or potential abuse.
From Senyo Adjabeng
In 2004, I was introduced to Mediate.com by a friend and mentor in professional ADR Practice. It has been a wonderful professional experience gaining knowledge and keeping in touch with the Mediator-Community worldwide. Mediate.com is actually a one-stop shop for international research, comparative analysis of ADR practice around the world while being a part of an international community of ADR practitioners. Mediate.com to me is serving the invaluable purpose of developing, advocating and streamlining the body of knowledge in ADR today. Simply put, Mediate.com is championing the practice of ADR as a profession and this is refreshing to note as an ADR Professional .
Alternative Dispute Resolution In Ghana (08/13/07)
Alternative Dispute Resolution continues to spread all over the world. In Ghana – West Africa, ADR practice has reached the level where it is now important to consolidate the various Laws that have regulated the process in the past. This will ensure a focused national policy direction for ADR practice in the Country. I intend to take readers through the traditional processes of dispute resolution that have existed and their impact on society, and further explain why Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as a contemporary dispute resolution mechanism is best suited to the nature of the people of Ghana.
Four-Point Strategy To Taming Your Biases In Mediation(10/03/06)
We all have biases that in subtle and unconscious ways find their way into the mediation process. Recognizing them is a first step to understanding their impact. Knowing how to tame these biases is the next logical step. In this article, I intend to share a four-point strategy that helps tame your biases during the mediation process.
Mediation And The Principle Of Neutrality(04/04/06)
A mediator in principle must be completely neutral in the mediation process. In practice however, it is widely accepted that this is an ideal situation which is not easily attained as each mediator is an individual governed by past experiences, educational background and professional ideologies resulting in potential bias during mediation. This article explores the mediation process and discusses the role and challenges of the mediator as a third party neutral.