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McAdoo, Barbara: Transparency and Clarification – Video author.

McAdoo, Barbara: Transparency and Clarification – Video

Barbara McAdoo emphasizes the importance of clearly defining what the party is and is not getting through mediation.

By Barbara McAdoo
Interview with Terry Wheeler –  – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Terry Wheeler – – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Terry Wheeler, former President of the Association for Conflict Resolution, filmed...

By Terry Wheeler
Howard Gadlin: Institutionalization of Mediation – Video author.

Howard Gadlin: Institutionalization of Mediation – Video

Howard Gadlin describes how the field has changed from people going into mediation from diverse academic backgrounds while covering overlapping...

By Howard Gadlin
Juliana Birkhoff: Instant Results In Field – Video author.

Juliana Birkhoff: Instant Results In Field – Video

Juliana Birkhoff explains how her activism at Syracuse did not produce the rapid, peace-making results that she now gets working...

By Juliana E. Birkhoff Ph.D.
The Business Owner’s Dilemma: Arbitration Or Mediation author.

The Business Owner’s Dilemma: Arbitration Or Mediation

This article was published in the February 2009 issue of Enterprise, an on-line publication of the Greater Kalamazoo Chamber of...

By Jeff Murphy
Zumeta, Zena: From Advocacy to Negotiation – Video author.

Zumeta, Zena: From Advocacy to Negotiation – Video

Zena Zumeta reflects on a particular occasion when her work as an advocate for labor unions moved more into negotiation....

By Zena Zumeta
Wakeen, Terry: Mediation as Helping Profession; Satisfying – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: Mediation as Helping Profession; Satisfying – Video

Terry Wakeen describes why people are drawn to mediation, how it is a "helping profession", and how she feels more...

By Teresa Wakeen
Howard Gadlin: Highlights of Mediating – Video author.

Howard Gadlin: Highlights of Mediating – Video

Howard Gadlin discusses situations in mediation that have made him feel good about mediating: the craft of framing concepts, which...

By Howard Gadlin
Carrie Menkel-Meadow: Should Mediator Intervene? – Video author.

Carrie Menkel-Meadow: Should Mediator Intervene? – Video

In the discussion about whether a mediator should intervene if he/she thinks the agreement is unfair, Carrie Menkel-Meadow believes that...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Doug Yarn: Mediators Should Find Niches – Video author.

Doug Yarn: Mediators Should Find Niches – Video

Doug Yarn discusses how mediators and facilitators should be finding niches to provide a more grounded, informed, direct service.

By Doug Yarn
Yarn, Doug: Biology Explains Cooperation Vs. Competition – Video author.

Yarn, Doug: Biology Explains Cooperation Vs. Competition – Video

Doug Yarn discusses the genetic science behind the motivation to cooperate and to compete.

By Doug Yarn
Clarence Cramer: Importance of Mediation Assessment – Video author.

Clarence Cramer: Importance of Mediation Assessment – Video

Clarence Cramer talks about doing dispute resolution assessments, negotiating first and then making recommendations afterward.

By Clarence Cramer
Wheeler, Terry: Institutionalization Not As Helpful as Once Thought – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Institutionalization Not As Helpful as Once Thought – Video

Terry Wheeler talks about his shift in thinking that institutionalization was a positive thing for the field. He shares his...

By Terry Wheeler
Wheeler, Terry: Discussing Licensing and Certification – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Discussing Licensing and Certification – Video

Terry Wheeler explains how he doesn't see the field of conflict resolution as ever developing licenses to practice, but does...

By Terry Wheeler
Michael Lewis: Disappointment in Field – Video author.

Michael Lewis: Disappointment in Field – Video

Michael Lewis says his biggest disappointment is that mediation has had a very limited reach, proven by world-influencing events like...

By Michael Lewis
Greg Bourne: Neutrality v. Fairness – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Neutrality v. Fairness – Video

Greg Bourne discusses how everyone brings biases to the table, including mediators. The mediator should discuss this with the parties,...

By Greg Bourne
Carrie Menkel-Meadow: Should Mediation Be A Required Course? – Video author.

Carrie Menkel-Meadow: Should Mediation Be A Required Course? – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow is an advocate for mediation and negotiation being a required course for children in schools and also as...

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
Michael Lewis: Specialization and the Negatives that Go Along with It – Video author.

Michael Lewis: Specialization and the Negatives that Go Along with It – Video

Michael Lewis discusses the increase in specialization in mediation as coming from lawyers as well as an internal pressure within...

By Michael Lewis
Joe Stuhlberg: Teaching Mediation Skills – Video author.

Joe Stuhlberg: Teaching Mediation Skills – Video

Joe Stulberg describes some teachable mediation skills - creating the physical environment and initiating discussion, identifying mediation vs. non-mediation issues,...

By Joseph Stulberg
Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video author.

Wakeen, Terry: East Ten Years Behind West in Mediation – Video

Teresa Wakeen talks about why she believes that mediation on the East Coast is ten years behind mediation on the...

By Teresa Wakeen
Singer, Linda: Mediation is Satisfying Work – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Mediation is Satisfying Work – Video

Linda Singer explains her passion and satisfaction with her work.

By Linda Singer
David Hoffman: Positive Change Comes From Conflict – Video author.

David Hoffman: Positive Change Comes From Conflict – Video

David Hoffman talks about conflict being good in that it brings about change. While conflict can be scary, it can...

By David Hoffman
Sigurdson, Glenn: Court vs. Mediation – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Court vs. Mediation – Video

Glenn Sigurdson expresses concern about the courts using ADR in their own image and not giving parties real choice. This...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Singer, Linda: Interpersonal Mediation Builds Skills – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Interpersonal Mediation Builds Skills – Video

Linda Singer describes how her interpersonal mediation experience in the past has helped her to mediate in multi-party, complex cases...

By Linda Singer
Singer, Linda: Psychology of Mediating – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Psychology of Mediating – Video

Linda Singer talks about the psychology of mediation, how it is a process of manipulation, while maintaining neutrality.

By Linda Singer
Jeff Krivis: Success Will Be Market-Driven – Video author.

Jeff Krivis: Success Will Be Market-Driven – Video

Jeff Krivis claims that the field does not need court annexed cases anymore and that the marketplace will continue to...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Teresa Wakeen: Successful Mediation Practice – Video author.

Teresa Wakeen: Successful Mediation Practice – Video

Terry Wakeen describes what makes a mediator successful or a mediaton practice a success: having a genuine interest in people,...

By Teresa Wakeen
Bernie Mayer: Success in Seizing the Moment – Video author.

Bernie Mayer: Success in Seizing the Moment – Video

Bernie Mayer describes that he feels most successful in mediations where he has a good sense of timing which enables...

By Bernard Mayer
Albie Davis: Central Ideas of Mediation – Video author.

Albie Davis: Central Ideas of Mediation – Video

Albie Davis names some central ideas to mediation and emphasizes that just being there and giving parties' your attention, thus...

By Albie Davis
Stulberg, Joe: Trainers Should Be Clear About Approach – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Trainers Should Be Clear About Approach – Video

Joe Stulberg emphasizes the importance of the trainer disclosing what type of training approach and mediation style they are teaching.

By Joseph Stulberg

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