Whenever I make a presentation or moderate a session, I call the convenor or speaker afterwards and simply ask: How was it?
(7/25/20)Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
Mediation is rarely taught as a core subject in business schools, law schools and other professional curricula, despite the fact that an increasing number of jurisdictions now provide for some form of court sponsored mediation.
(7/25/20)Angela Herberholz, Emma Ewart Keir
Practicing mediators with advanced knowledge, skills and experience need to support the next generations of mediators to ensure a positive and vibrant future of mediation.
Perplexed by the slow uptake of mediation in many places, is it time to wonder whether the mediation field has taken sufficient account of the centrality of culture?
Michael Lang describes an account where he was teaching reflective practice, a practice that enables mediators to be more aware of their own methods and why they are using them.
(5/29/20)F. Peter Phillips
My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.
Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.
(4/24/20)Ronald S. Kraybill
Do you want to help a team or group improve patterns of dealing with conflict? This article includes resources to help you lead a rich learning experience on conflict styles.
Many ADR teachers around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations and moving all teaching activity online. This essay aims to provide a helpful and demystifying first read for faculty who have just received online transition orders.
(3/20/20)Cate Huston, Nicole Sanchez
This is a video designed to help managers resolve conflicts and support employees while working remotely.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.
(2/01/20)L. Randolph Lowry
Randy Lowry speaks of the developments in the mediation field he foresees: more educational programs in schools, more institutions, more agencies practicing mediation, growth of programs, program expansion at Pepperdine, contribution to medical field.
(12/24/19)Peter Adler, Louis Chang
This training seeks to provide: The right thing, in the right way, at the right time, in the right place, to the right person, for the right reason, with the right feeling... the first time.
Are you looking to carry out workplace mediations? Not sure what the training would involve?
There’s a thin line between a high-performance workplace with high expectations and an organisation poisoned by bullying.
Have you considered that, while we traditionally believe that our "conscience" tells us what is right and what is wrong, conscience, in practice, actually is a functional strive for harmony with those around us?
As a conflict resolution practitioner, one of my goals is to change the way people see conflict.
Over the years I have been asked many times, by lawyers, Canadian law students and others, whether they should take mediation training. Most were interested in mediation, many participated as counsel at mediation but few planned to be full-time mediators.
When one person gets better conflict skills, the whole organization can shift.
Mediation Skills for the Indian Audience
(12/28/18)Ronald S. Kraybill
Every person, every organization, and every community faces conflict throughout the life cycle. These guides are designed to help everyone.
(12/28/18)Supreme Court of India
Mediation has emerged as a fast growing disputes redressal mechanism. The Supreme Court of India has constituted Mediation and Conciliation Project Committee (MCPC) to oversee the effective implementation of Mediation and Conciliation in the country.
(12/14/18)Ronald S. Kraybill
Trainers considering use of Style Matters as a conflict style inventory should be aware of two other options as well, the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument and the Hammer Intercultural Conflict Style Inventory.
Having taught mediation skills for over twenty-five years and, more recently, having developed an online mediation training curriculum, it’s only natural that I stand as a zealous proponent of mediation training.
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