Category: Academic

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations, Florida International University author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 15: Brianna Hernandez, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations, Florida International University

In this episode, Laura May interviews Brianna Hernandez, a Ph.D. Candidate in the International Relations program at Florida International University....

By Laura May
A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy author.

A Litigator’s Guide to Mediation Advocacy

Reflections on Effectively Achieving Client Goals at the Mediation Table Introduction Litigators too often approach the mediation process with the...

By Sheldon Stark
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 12: Sebastian F. Winter, M.D. Ph.D. author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 12: Sebastian F. Winter, M.D. Ph.D.

In this episode Laura interviews Sebastian F. Winter, a physician-scientist working at the intersection of public health policy, medicine, and academia with...

By Laura May
ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 13: Professor Dorcas Quek Anderson from the Singapore Mediation Center

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Dorcas Quek Anderson, Assistant Professor in Singapore Management University’s School of...

By Dorcas Quek Anderson, Ian MacDuff
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Masterclass with Colin Rule in Jan/Feb – Last Week to Register! author.

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Masterclass with Colin Rule in Jan/Feb – Last Week to Register!

Join "the Godfather of ODR," Colin Rule, for a dynamic six week intensive course that covers the both the basics...

By Colin Rule
ICODR Podcast Episode 12: David Allen Larson, Professor of Law at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law author.

ICODR Podcast Episode 12: David Allen Larson, Professor of Law at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews David Allen Larson, Professor of Law at the Mitchell Hamline School...

By David Larson, Ian MacDuff
Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective author.

Is Conciliation in the Resolution of Labour Disputes a waiting room before Adjudication? An Indian Perspective

Abstract Conflict of interest is a part of human affairs. Industrial conflict is also human conflict and is one of...

By Prof Dr. J. Mahalakshmi
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
Modifying Underlying Dimensions in the TKI author.

Modifying Underlying Dimensions in the TKI

Since the early 1970s, two dimensions of the TKI have been used to plot the five conflict modes: Assertiveness and Cooperativeness (my...

By Ralph Kilmann
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 9: Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 9: Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University

In this episode Laura interviews Jan Gerrit Voelkel, who is a Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Stanford University. Jan's research...

By Jan Gerrit Voelkel, Laura May
Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30 author.

Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30

REGISTER NOW Mediate.com is excited to announce our Mediation and Mental Health Conference, September 28-30, 2022! See the Conference Agenda! This...

By Clare Fowler
Conflict Management and ‘The Big Picture’ author.

Conflict Management and ‘The Big Picture’

Here is a far-reaching question: What causes conflict? In particular, does conflict largely stem from differences within and between people?...

By Ralph Kilmann
Dispute Resolution in the Post Babel Era author.

Dispute Resolution in the Post Babel Era

What is the Post Babel Era? The narrative of the tower of Babel is an etiology or explanation of a...

By Robert Bergman
Assessing “Looking Good”​ or Actual Behavior? author.

Assessing “Looking Good”​ or Actual Behavior?

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
What the Statistics Tell Us About Divorce and Custody Mediation author.

What the Statistics Tell Us About Divorce and Custody Mediation

A recent Custody X Change study found that 93 percent of divorcing parents tried an alternative dispute resolution method –...

By Ben Coltrin
Why Do We Blame? author.

Why Do We Blame?

“The only thing blame does it to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to...

By Cinnie Noble
Conflict Management and Philosophy author.

Conflict Management and Philosophy

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener author.

How JAMS Is Striving to Make Its Workplace Greener

Most service businesses may not think that their efforts can move the needle in addressing the severe climate issues we...

By Chris Poole
Organizational or Interpersonal Conflict? author.

Organizational or Interpersonal Conflict?

If there’s a disagreement at work, what difference does it make whether it’s organizational or interpersonal? And what’s the difference...

By Maria Simpson
Mediation and Insolvency, with a focus on developing countries author.

Mediation and Insolvency, with a focus on developing countries

Debt has been a problem for millennia. The roots of the modern insolvency law are in the “jus mercatorum –...

By Giovanni Matteucci
The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It) author.

The Importance of Workplace Appreciation (And How to Express It)

Most of us like to feel appreciated in the workplace, though we’re not always willing to admit that praise is...

By Jeremy Pollack
Mediation As A New Path To Curtail Bullying author.

Mediation As A New Path To Curtail Bullying

In the last 6 years we have seen a rise in bullying in schools around the country. According to the...

By Maaria Mozaffar
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
Using Stone Soup author.

Using Stone Soup

IndisputablyOut of the blue, I got an email from Peter Phillips saying, “John, just a note to report how much...

By John Lande
What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge author.

What Kaizen and Sir David can Teach Mediators About the Green Pledge

As the first week of COP26 drew to a close, and fireworks lit the sky in celebration of Diwali and...

By Rachael Bicknell
Shovel 6 – The Real Role Play author.

Shovel 6 – The Real Role Play

Well, I was ready to bring my shovel for the next dig, but when I looked down I realized my...

By Paul Rajkowski
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
What Would *You* Have Done? author.

What Would *You* Have Done?

Indisputably An article last week in the Wall Street Journal offered the headline, “Political Divisions in Cortez, Colorado, Got So Bitter...

By Michael Moffitt
What I’m Reading author.

What I’m Reading

Being retired from teaching and faculty meetings leaves time to do other things.  (Have you noticed that teaching and faculty...

By John Lande

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