Workplace Mediation Articles
(6/19/20)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.
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?
Mediate.com announced today that Colin Rule has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim Melamed, the company’s co-founder and CEO for 25 years, is now chair of the board and general counsel.
Apologies are an important part of conflict resolution--and they are not always easy!
Facilitation can be transformative. It permits employers and employees to engage in authentic dialogue and reach collective decisions aligned with their core values.
Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.
This was conflict resolution blasphemy.
“You wouldn’t negotiate with Hitler, would you?”
This video discusses Zoom settings for mediators, designed to establish rapport and confidentiality.
The old curse disguised as a blessing “may you live in interesting times” is showing its teeth in the form of pandemic in these early months of 2020.
Are your clients asking you to meet online? Here are some suggestions for getting started.
The infamous meeting all those months ago teetered on the brink of actual violence.
Workplace conflict can’t be, ignored, cancelled or put on hold. And there are suddenly all kinds of reasons for employees to feel pushed to their limit.
We live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships and any delay can result in multiple commercial challenges.
Have you ever worked with someone who came across as angry all the time?
Recently, there have been reports in the news relating to the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution’s (CPR) Employment-Related Mass Claims Protocol (Protocol).
Are you waiting until relationships are broken to deal with workplace conflict? Tip: this is not the most effective way to deal with disagreements and problems!
Have you ever worked with someone who talked about experiences that seemed far-fetched, but you couldn't pin down what was off?
Managers might scoff at the amount of time they have to put toward mitigating workplace interpersonal conflict instead of managing productivity, overseeing innovation, attending important meetings, and networking for individual or team growth.
Are you feeling angry and put upon at work? Are you having negative interactions and conflict over relatively small matters? Overwork may be the culprit.
Reports show that numerous interruptions occur throughout the course of most of our workdays.
Conflict in the workplace is extremely costly.
What do you do when work treats you “like family”?
If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage conflict in the workplace when it springs up between employees.
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One way schools can equip students with the skills to address conflict is through peer mediation.