There’s a thin line between a high-performance workplace with high expectations and an organisation poisoned by bullying.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
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.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know about their common traits and symptoms.
Typically, before I discuss the topic of mediation ethics with my students, I delve into the topic of “negotiation ethics” in general.
Litigation offers many potential benefits. It can help people solve difficult problems, make relationships and institutions function properly, and promote justice.
This article discusses topics that often come up in Evaluative Mediation trainings: A selected number can be included in a course on evaluative mediation, and exercises used to assist “learning” of those topics.
(8/15/18)Ronald S. Kraybill
In training with the Thomas Kilmann or my Style Matters conflict style inventories, you have an option to use either a paper or online version. I used to be ambivalent about this choice, but no more.
This article discusses the spiritual struggle that many of our clients are facing and our role to support them and understand their concerns as they go through divorces and other difficult conflicts.
Teachers need the support of parents and the community in the districts in which they teach.
In the 9 years since I left my own toxic workplace, I’ve coached and consulted with people in all stages of being bullying or mobbed (bullied by a group).
While most of us forge friendships with like-minded people who affirm our strongly held beliefs, we don’t choose our colleagues.
Those of us who teach negotiation often focus on building rapport and being attentive to relational dynamics.
Here are typical questions mediators have at mediation trainings.
Whether you are just opening the doors of your divorce mediation practice, or you have been a professional family mediator for many years, considering these 4 Game Changing Tips with potential clients can be game-changers for developing your more successful mediation practice.
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I often present to mediators for an hour or so on the transformative approach. These are certain questions that come up regularly.