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[PODCAST] Demystifying Mediation Myths in the Construction Industry author.

[PODCAST] Demystifying Mediation Myths in the Construction Industry

In this podcast, JAMS neutrals Patricia Thompson and Bruce Edwards leverage their alternative dispute resolution (ADR) experience within the construction...

By Bruce Edwards, Patricia Thompson
Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022) author.

Book Review: Conciliation & Mediation in India (Gracious Timothy Dunna ed., Kluwer 2022)

The year was 1997. India had recently introduced the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, and was vigorously pursuing the introduction...

By Prathamesh D Popat
A Lesson Learned! author.

A Lesson Learned!

Last week, I conducted a lemon law mediation which highlighted a very valuable lesson. People need to be heard, acknowledged,...

By Phyllis Pollack
Stepping into the Unknown – “Standards Applicable” to Mediators under Singapore Convention on Mediation author.

Stepping into the Unknown – “Standards Applicable” to Mediators under Singapore Convention on Mediation

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (hereinafter “Singapore Convention on Mediation”) that was signed in...

By Pitamber Yadav
How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video author.

How Does a Mediator Help Families Resolve Conflict? – Video

Is your family or someone you know going through a rough patch and wondering when might it be necessary to...

By Bob Bordone
[Podcast] CEO Leadership: A Conversation with Chris Poole on His Career and the Pathway Forward for JAMS author.

[Podcast] CEO Leadership: A Conversation with Chris Poole on His Career and the Pathway Forward for JAMS

Click here for the JAMS ADR Blog In a recent episode of Arbitrate.com’s “Arbitration Conversation,” JAMS CEO Chris Poole speaks...

By Chris Poole
CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’ author.

CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’

CPR Speaks BlogAccording to the Singapore Convention on Mediation’s website, the Convention is a “multilateral treaty which offers a uniform and...

By Bryanna Rainwater
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
How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies? author.

How Much Money Does Mediation Save Companies?

By turning their faces from the legal system, many companies have saved fortunes in the money and time that legal...

By John Peterson
Managing and Resolving Conflicts in Remote Teams author.

Managing and Resolving Conflicts in Remote Teams

Handling remote teams can become quite a challenging task at times, especially when a conflict arises. Since your workforce is...

By Xavier James
What Commercial Trial Lawyers Can Learn from Transactional Lawyers About Mediation author.

What Commercial Trial Lawyers Can Learn from Transactional Lawyers About Mediation

Litigators champion their client’s rights.  If the contract was breached, the litigator is ready to pounce.  And when the litigator...

By ARTHUR L PRESSMAN
Recognizing Common Internal Issues That Often Escalate Into Disputes and How ADR Can Help author.

Recognizing Common Internal Issues That Often Escalate Into Disputes and How ADR Can Help

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleInnovation, regulation and evolution in the health care industry have all spawned complex business arrangements...

By Christopher Keele
Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics author.

Overcoming The Sunk Cost Fallacy and Its Untoward Impact on Settlement Dynamics

“You just don’t get it,” the client explains. “I have great claims and I’ve spent over $300,000 in legal fees...

By Christopher Nolland
Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient author.

Conflict in the Workplace – Mediation Can Make Your Team More Efficient

Conflict in the workplace is inevitable when people with different values and opinions come together. That is not always a...

By Naveed Khan
Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020) author.

Book Review of Mediation and Popular Culture by Jennifer L Schulz, (2020)

What a fun, dense and important read about mediation! We are deceived at first by the slimness of Dr. Schulz’...

By Jennifer Schulz, Patricia Bragg
ADR is Not a Household Term author.

ADR is Not a Household Term

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesKristen Blankley, Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of...

By Beth Graham
Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights author.

Mediation in the Field of Business and Human Rights

In this article, I describe the mediation of a human rights dispute alleging abusive work conditions and labor practices in...

By Elise Groulx
Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health author.

Stress, Depression, and Heart Attacks: What Poor Management Does to Employee Health

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.We know a toxic culture in the workplace is bad for morale,...

By Katherine Graham
Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice author.

Race and Caste, Gender and Patriarchy, Wealth and Class: Mediating the Systems, Structures, and Sources of Prejudice

“The function, the very serious function of racism, . . . is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you...

By Kenneth Cloke
A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry author.

A Mediator’s Guide to Claims Reserves in the Insurance Industry

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleMediators may encounter a reluctance to settle by one or both parties during the course...

By David Brown
“A Community for All” author.

“A Community for All”

IndisputablyYou may have seen this recent New York Times story about the failure of Marathon County, Wisconsin, to declare itself “A Community...

By Jen Reynolds
Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution author.

Reaching the Finish Line: Using a Neutral Facilitator Can Help Lead the Path to Resolution

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris Poole In my 25 years of running marathons, I have learned a few critical lessons:...

By Deirdre McCarthy Gallagher
Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay author.

Virtual Hearings and Mediations Are Here to Stay

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, every aspect of our pre-pandemic ways of work is under...

By Patrick Mahoney
The Power of Story to Shift Conflict author.

The Power of Story to Shift Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalThe universe is made of stories, not of atoms. — Muriel Rukeyser Understanding your story...

By Lorraine Segal
New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference author.

New Mediators’ Guidance from Youth Conference

This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by mediate.com in May 2021 in an effort...

By Amee Dharamshi, Benjamin Lutz, Clare Fowler, Gwendolyn Myers, Ilan David Bass, Jay Patrick Santiago, Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray, Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Salman Shaheen, Sumhiya  Sallay
Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties author.

Mediation and Access to Justice for All: The Case of Unrepresented Parties

Legal systems round the globe are grounded in the rule of law and in theory, justice is available readily and...

By Bongkiyi John Paul
20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations author.

20 Ways to Improve UNFCCC Meetings and Climate Change Negotiations

In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin...

By Kenneth Cloke
ADR Principles and Clergy-Congregation Relations author.

ADR Principles and Clergy-Congregation Relations

It is likely that a large majority of clergy who serve congregations are hired, re-hired or terminated by the vote...

By Martin Rosenfeld
Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com author.

Announcing the Launch of the New and Improved Arbitrate.com

Introducing the New Arbitrate.com! After many months of work, we are very proud to announce the launch of the new Arbitrate.com, sporting...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal

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