As a conflict resolution practitioner, one of my goals is to change the way people see conflict.
(1/11/19)Jim W Hildreth
The two groups were equally divided and the Superior Court was wise’in sending this to Mediation.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
When one person gets better conflict skills, the whole organization can shift.
This article discusses a Florida Court-Ordered mediation with a Limited English Proficient (LEP) party.
Conflict in the workplace can be a damaging and destructive force, which can escalate very quickly.
This article focuses on how differences in communication styles and in world-views can lead to Native Americans not being heard or understood in mediation; and some thoughts on how to address this problem.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
You have met them if you have been mediating for any length of time: High Conflict People.
From limited experiences, learning from mistakes, compliments from clients, advise from mentors and suggestions from peers, here is a guidebook with some cheat codes for any amateur lawyer looking to rehearse before a Mediation.
In order to be more effective in mediation, the story of the case must be told just like the unfolding of a movie or book. Like any story, there is a common structure that has a beginning, middle and end and is broken down into three acts.
As a non-lawyer who teaches in law schools, I have been brought into the “justice” conversation many times. I am asked: How can you be sure your online systems will deliver justice?
Today, the environment in which we work is complex and constantly changing, team members come and go and there is constant rethinking about goals, approaches and adaptation.
This chapter focuses on areas of ODR that are likely to involve attorneys, Attorney involvement in ODR tends to be for more complex and substantial disputes, such as resolving all divorce issues or settling an estate or resolving ongoing business issues. These are areas of “integrative” ODR practice, where there are multiple issues and, commonly, a continuing relationship.
(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.
Interestingly, since beginning of this series of posts several months back, the topic of seeking greater respect and civility in our political and social interactions has ratcheted up significantly, even becoming mainstream!
Several experts have commented on the trauma the children must have experienced being separated from their families.
Stemcor USA Incorporated addresses federal court jurisdiction based on the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and court enforcement of provisional remedies in aid of arbitration.
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.
I was a fan of Facebook from my first login. I registered right after it opened to the public in 2006, and I led most of my friends onto the platform. I am now choosing to leave Facebook.
In our mediation efforts, once we are in the realm of “public policy,” we are inevitably poking our noses into questions of intergenerational equity and “governance” and how authentic collaboration can be achieved or improved.
(7/06/18)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen
This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).
(7/06/18)Michael A. Zeytoonian
One of the things we would find out very quickly through an employment litigation assessment was whether both sides were open, willing and able to exchange all relevant information in good faith about the facts in dispute right away.
I love mediation because parties get to probe, understand, make choices, create options and arrive at mutual decisions, saying how they feel about this conflict.
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While some conversations result in “getting to yes”, others lead to clarity that no agreement is possible at that time.