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Conflict and the Advent of Social media in the Evolution of Society author.

Conflict and the Advent of Social media in the Evolution of Society

Social media is changing how society behaves at a pace that we just cannot fathom.  We have embraced it with...

By Michael Johnson
The Agreement to Arbitrate and the ‘Applicable Law’ author.

The Agreement to Arbitrate and the ‘Applicable Law’

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesAlan S. Rau, Mark G. and Judy G. Yudof Chair of...

By Beth Graham
Consumer Redress and “The New Handshake” author.

Consumer Redress and “The New Handshake”

Business Conflict Blog by Peter PhillipsFor many years, a tempest has surrounded public policy approaches to consumer protection, largely implicating...

By F. Peter Phillips
2014-2017 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com author.

2014-2017 BBB Complaints Against Mediation.com

At Mediate.com, we receive multiple complaints each week about another company, Mediation.com. These detailed reports from BBB are instructive as...

By James (Jim) Melamed
3 Things that Mediation is NOT author.

3 Things that Mediation is NOT

3 Things that Mediation is NOT Mediation has become a popular alternative to court proceedings, with mediators resolving disputes of...

By Justin Kelsey
Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skies author.

Aragaki – The Dao of Friendly Skies

Indisputably Guest post by Hiro AragakiFOI Hiro Aragaki (Loyola-LA) provides his thoughts on last week’s United Airlines debacle. In the...

By Art Hinshaw
A Transformative Parenting Mediation Model author.

A Transformative Parenting Mediation Model

Parenting mediation can be uplifting and affirming. The key is using a model that works for the parents and provides...

By Wayne Plenert
The Conflict Calculator: Estimating the costs of conflict in a workplace team author.

The Conflict Calculator: Estimating the costs of conflict in a workplace team

If in workplace teams, conflict is normal, inevitable, and I would argue required to succeed, the question then becomes whether...

By Mark Batson Baril
Supreme Court Approves Drafting Role for Lawyer Mediators author.

Supreme Court Approves Drafting Role for Lawyer Mediators

On January 12, 2017, the Wisconsin Supreme Court approved Rule Petition 16-04 that expanded the role of lawyer mediators in...

By Susan Hansen, Susan Hansen
Supremes Grant Cert on NLRB Challenge to Class Waiver author.

Supremes Grant Cert on NLRB Challenge to Class Waiver

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips As has been widely reported, the Supreme Court has granted certiorari to review three...

By F. Peter Phillips
Secondments in International Arbitration author.

Secondments in International Arbitration

Kluwer Mediation Blog and Kluwer Arbitration BlogDespite the heavy workload, practicing international arbitration can be fun; you are always challenged...

By Daniel Dilor, John Lande, Raul Pereira de Souza Fleury
Interview with Homer LaRue – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Homer LaRue – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Homer LaRue filmed as part of Mediate.com's "The Mediators: Views from...

By Homer LaRue
4 Things You Should Know About Civil Mediation author.

4 Things You Should Know About Civil Mediation

Over the course of the last 25 years, mediation has grown to become the preferred alternative method of dispute resolution...

By Chris McHallam
The College Education Expense; How to Share the “Experience” author.

The College Education Expense; How to Share the “Experience”

The vast majority of parents want their children to attend college.  Not uncommonly, a parent will reinforce their objective by...

By Dr. Lynne C. Halem
Stepping Outside of Ourselves author.

Stepping Outside of Ourselves

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackNot everyone lives the way we do. And just because someone may do things...

By Phyllis Pollack
Renewing And Strengthening Relationships In The New Year author.

Renewing And Strengthening Relationships In The New Year

Texas Conflict Coach Audio Blog by Pattie Porter One of my favorite artists is singer Carly Simon. I was reintroduced...

By Patricia Porter
Avoiding Court in Business Disputes author.

Avoiding Court in Business Disputes

For business owners, few problems elicit terror like the threat of litigation. Months spent in court, devastating payouts, negative news...

By Richard Gertler

Family Business Disputes

Problems that arise in running a family business sometimes manifest themselves as legal claims. That seems obvious when the company...

By Joe Markowitz
The Truth about Pirate Jenny –why revenge doesn’t solve workplace resentments author.

The Truth about Pirate Jenny –why revenge doesn’t solve workplace resentments

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalWhen you feel like you’ve been wronged or treated unfairly at work it’s very natural...

By Lorraine Segal

What to Think About When Your Business is Breaking Up

It is time to go. Leave the business. Exit your partnership. Whether you simply don’t have the heart for the...

By Jason Dykstra
NY Times: “Arbitration” = Secretive and Unfair author.

NY Times: “Arbitration” = Secretive and Unfair

Business Conflict Blog by Peter Phillips On the front page of today’s New York Times there appears an article reporting...

By F. Peter Phillips
CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes author.

CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes

Joint fact-finding (JFF) rests on devising a deliberative process to investigate critical technical issues in a format that is jointly...

By Scott McCreary
And Then There’s Wells Fargo author.

And Then There’s Wells Fargo

From Maria Simpson's Two-Minute Leadership blogInternal conflict resolution systems save huge amounts of money for their organizations, provide support for...

By Maria Simpson
The Scientifically Proven, Step-by-Step Guide to Having a Breakthrough Conversation Across Party Lines author.

The Scientifically Proven, Step-by-Step Guide to Having a Breakthrough Conversation Across Party Lines

Originally published on QuartzThere seems to be no way around it: In the aftermath of a contentious US presidential election,...

By Lila MacLellan
Some Timeless Business Wisdom from Peter Drucker and How It Can Help Your Dispute Resolution Efforts author.

Some Timeless Business Wisdom from Peter Drucker and How It Can Help Your Dispute Resolution Efforts

Peter Drucker was a highly-respected management consultant and business thinker during the second half of the twentieth century.  He authored...

By Peter Huang
A Collaborative Process to Resolve International Business Disputes: Mediation Policy as a Global Business Model author.

A Collaborative Process to Resolve International Business Disputes: Mediation Policy as a Global Business Model

From a global business perspective, today’s laws do not reflect the need for certainty and predictability of sound risk management....

By Christiane Rosenbaum, David Weiss
Let Mediation Help Your Business author.

Let Mediation Help Your Business

“When people honor each other, there is a trust established that leads to synergy, interdependence, and deep respect. Both parties...

By Sandeep Bhalothia
Mediation in Multi-billion Dollar Dispute author.

Mediation in Multi-billion Dollar Dispute

Two medical-testing firms are in a dispute, one of ugly accusations, fear and now impasse. It's also one over a...

By Michael Toebe
Mediation Users Make their Mark author.

Mediation Users Make their Mark

The International Mediation Institute (IMI) has just released its 2016 International Mediation and ADR Survey. The results, which were generated...

By Ute A. Joas Quinn
Deal Facilitators Can Help Transform The Brexit Negotiations author.

Deal Facilitators Can Help Transform The Brexit Negotiations

Days after June's UK Brexit Referendum, in which 51.89% of the votes cast were in favor of Britain leaving the...

By Michael Leathes

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