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Managing Conflict and Bullying Behavior in the Workplace author.

Managing Conflict and Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

Recently, I have been addressing questions about bullying behavior in the workplace and how to use the TKI Conflict Model to help...

By Ralph Kilmann
How a humanistic approach to Mediation would impact on the definition of mediation, mediation practice, training and accreditation – Part II author.

How a humanistic approach to Mediation would impact on the definition of mediation, mediation practice, training and accreditation – Part II

It’s time for mediation to claim its place as a stand-alone profession freed from being just an alternative to the...

By Greg Rooney
Why I argue for Mediation to move beyond the dehumanised legal mediation model – Part I author.

Why I argue for Mediation to move beyond the dehumanised legal mediation model – Part I

I have no problem with the legal profession experimenting with mediation. I would encourage it.  It’s just that the broad...

By Greg Rooney
Understanding Virtual Eviction Mediation Programs – A Q&A author.

Understanding Virtual Eviction Mediation Programs – A Q&A

This article is part of a series of perspectives on eviction mediation program development that is being supported by the American Arbitration...

By Susan Yates
Inside the Mediation Room: Guest Chip Rose author.

Inside the Mediation Room: Guest Chip Rose

In this episode of Michael and Karen Aurit's video podcast "Inside The Mediation Room," their guest is Chip Rose, a...

By Chip Rose, Michael Aurit, Karen Aurit
Improve Conflict-Handling Behavior in Groups author.

Improve Conflict-Handling Behavior in Groups

I’d like to share some of the work I’ve done with applying the TKI in groups in order to improve conflict-handling behavior...

By Ralph Kilmann
Custody Mediation – Before or During Litigation? author.

Custody Mediation – Before or During Litigation?

Parents can try both litigation and mediation to determine parenting arrangements after they split. But should you go to mediation...

By Zarira Love
Back to Basics: Why Mediate? author.

Back to Basics: Why Mediate?

As part of my preparation to teach a class on mediation confidentiality, I reviewed the Uniform Mediation Act with all of its...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session author.

Mediation Before the Mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session

Mediation before the mediation; The important role of a pre-mediation session. Marco Imperiale and Myer J. Sankary, Esq. Introduction Looking...

By Myer J. Sankary, Marco Imperiale
Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more… author.

Negotiation and Mediation Communication Gambits for Breaking Impasse & more…

A sample of over 3,000 phrases for negotiators, mediators, and judges, on more than 400 topics in the book from...

By John Barkai
An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects author.

An Introduction to Collaborative Construction Contracts for Large and International Projects

Where there is construction, there are contracts. Typically, these contracts are obtained through a competitive, hard-bid process, which is often...

By Peter Kamminga
Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems author.

Investor-State Mediation: A New Way to deal with Old Problems

Similar to commercial arbitration, a large proportion of treaty-based investor-state disputes involve construction issues. In the International Centre for the...

By Joe Tirado
Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice? author.

Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice?

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” - Ben...

By Tara West
Speak or Not to Speak author.

Speak or Not to Speak

In the plenary session of a mediation, when you have your first opportunity to directly address your opponent’s decision-maker, should...

By Christopher Kriesen
The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health author.

The Impact of Mediation on Mental Health

2022 APFM Conference Workshop Takeaway Tool, with Kimberly Cavanaugh, Dan Berstein, Alice Shikina, Nicole, and Beth Aarons PROTECT MENTAL HEALTH...

By Clare Fowler
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 27: For the Forces of Good With Lucia Kanter St. Amour author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 27: For the Forces of Good With Lucia Kanter St. Amour

Did you know that as a mediator you help parties exercise a superpower?  It's the superpower of everyday negotiation! Listen...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour, Veronica Cravener
Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on Online Dispute Resolution author.

Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on Online Dispute Resolution

Published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution. This Article (and video) examine the strengths and weaknesses of ODR (online dispute...

By Jean Sternlight
Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory author.

Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory

Much has been written about negotiation style and decision theory in the last 40 years. Getting to Yes was a sensation in...

By Faith Ireland
Mediation for Wedding Vendors and Couples in Singapore author.

Mediation for Wedding Vendors and Couples in Singapore

Ministry of Law in Singapore has provided for ‘free’ mediation for wedding couples and wedding vendors that were affected by...

By Pitamber Yadav
Who Should Use Custody Mediation? author.

Who Should Use Custody Mediation?

Most parents fighting over child custody would benefit from mediation. In general, having a neutral professional help you negotiate calmly...

By Shea Drefs
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 8: Professor Aleksandra Cichocka author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 8: Professor Aleksandra Cichocka

In this episode, Laura interviews Professor Aleksandra Cichocka, Professor of Political Psychology at the University of Kent School of Psychology....

By Aleksandra Cichocka, Laura May
Dan Rainey on Making Friends with the Fourth Party author.

Dan Rainey on Making Friends with the Fourth Party

In this video, Daniel Rainey discusses his new book "Integrating Technology into Your Dispute Resolution Practice: Making Friends with the...

By Daniel Rainey, Colin Rule
Mediate.com Announces Launch of New Online Dispute Resolution Platform: ODR.com author.

Mediate.com Announces Launch of New Online Dispute Resolution Platform: ODR.com

This new platform combines the functionality of CaseloadManager.com and CREKODR.com, creating the most powerful ODR system in the world! See...

By Colin Rule
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen: Consider Mediation! author.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen: Consider Mediation!

So, if the rumors flying around the internet are true, it looks like Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen may be...

By Colin Rule
Your Working Life is Short: Why Waste it on Litigation? author.

Your Working Life is Short: Why Waste it on Litigation?

The other day I conducted a mediation between a non-English speaking plaintiff and a used car dealer. The issue was...

By Phyllis Pollack
New Mediate.com Membership Badges Are Now Available author.

New Mediate.com Membership Badges Are Now Available

New Mediate.com Badges are now available for both your Mediate.com Directory Listing and for your personal website. There are two...

By Colin Rule
Mediators Help Save the Economy author.

Mediators Help Save the Economy

Originally published on Indisputably The news media have a well-known bad-news bias.  If something bad is happening or – better...

By John Lande
Mediation – A Sound First Step to a Successful Prenup author.

Mediation – A Sound First Step to a Successful Prenup

Prenuptial agreements are not always necessary when embarking on a marriage. They usually create more problems than they solve. The...

By Laurie Israel
Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection) author.

Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection)

Being a facilitative mediator and mediator trainer has exposed me to intense situations and forced me to rethink my Christian...

By Charlie Young
Post Divorce Haunts: Unresolved Issues or Changes in Circumstances Come Back to Haunt Divorced Couples author.

Post Divorce Haunts: Unresolved Issues or Changes in Circumstances Come Back to Haunt Divorced Couples

Divorce agreements tell a story.  The story speaks not only of arrangements for children’s living and times spent with each...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem

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