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What are the Fundamental Dimensions of Social Relationships? author.

What are the Fundamental Dimensions of Social Relationships?

Morton Deutsch, eminent psychologist, Columbia University professor, mentor extraordinaire, and one of the founders of the field of conflict resolution,...

By Peter T. Coleman
Joint Session: A Tale of Two Mediations author.

Joint Session: A Tale of Two Mediations

From Morrow Mediation Blog.I share a tale of two wrongful dismissal mediations conducted weeks’ apart. While both ended in settlement,...

By Bernard Morrow
ADR and Religion author.

ADR and Religion

From the ADRAC blog here.What is the relevance of religion to ADR? This question is very different to considering the...

By Shirli Kirschner
Why Case Consultation/Reflective Practice Groups Matter for Mediators author.

Why Case Consultation/Reflective Practice Groups Matter for Mediators

Watch Michael Lang's course on Reflective Practice here.Introduction  While mention of reflective practice in the field of mediation has grown...

By Michael Lang, Rochelle Arms Almengor
Negotiation – Part 6 author.

Negotiation – Part 6

Previous Article hereExploders make up the second category of difficult people; but they are totally opposite from the Snipers we...

By Pete Desrochers
How to Talk About Mental Health Without Offending Everyone – TEDx author.

How to Talk About Mental Health Without Offending Everyone – TEDx

Mediator Dan Berstein shares his journey to being open with his bipolar disorder, and how conflict resolution skills can help...

By Dan Berstein
Elementary, My Dear Watson! author.

Elementary, My Dear Watson!

Kluwer Mediation BlogIn 2011, a computer gained fame as a celebrity. Its name was Watson*, of IBM. This was right after...

By Andrea Maia
Knowing our Neighbours – a Mediator’s Reflection author.

Knowing our Neighbours – a Mediator’s Reflection

Kluwer Mediation BlogI am travelling back from a couple of days in and around Dublin, discussing an initiative on respectful...

By John Sturrock
WIN-WIN in Practice: Mediation Helping with Sports Disputes and Sports Disputes Helping Mediation author.

WIN-WIN in Practice: Mediation Helping with Sports Disputes and Sports Disputes Helping Mediation

Kluwer Mediation BlogMinor sport arbitration was heading towards rendering of an award which none of the parties would have been...

By Martin Svatos
Improving Professionalism by Improving Judgment: Keys to Advising about Settlement and Mediation author.

Improving Professionalism by Improving Judgment: Keys to Advising about Settlement and Mediation

This article was originally published in the September/October 2016 issue of The Bencher, a bi-monthly publication of the American Inns...

By Laura Kaster
Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements author.

Nursing Homes May Continue to Use Arbitration Agreements

IndisputablyIn a very unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court ruled 7-1 that a Kentucky nursing home can enforce contracts signed residents’...

By Sarah Cole
What’s Happening in the Field of Urban Planning? author.

What’s Happening in the Field of Urban Planning?

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindThe MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning is one of 72 university departments in...

By Larry Susskind
Conflict: The Unexpected Gift – Video author.

Conflict: The Unexpected Gift – Video

This is an interview of my business partner, Jack Hamilton and me, about mediation, conflict resolution and our book, Conflict...

By Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton
Achieving a Balanced Relationship between Mediation and Judicial Proceedings in the European Union author.

Achieving a Balanced Relationship between Mediation and Judicial Proceedings in the European Union

On November 29, 2016, Giuseppe De Palo presented, before the European Union Parliament’s JURI Committee, the paper that we wrote...

By Leonardo d'Urso
Peace is a Tough Sell author.

Peace is a Tough Sell

For one thing, it seems resistant to market forces. After all, on the basis of its scarcity, it should be...

By Michael Jacobs
Socially Responsible Real Estate Development author.

Socially Responsible Real Estate Development

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindIn my preceding blog post, I argued that socially-responsible real estate development can not be...

By Larry Susskind
Are You Trying to Defy the Laws of Gravity in Your Conflict? author.

Are You Trying to Defy the Laws of Gravity in Your Conflict?

Meredith Mediates by Meredith RichardsonIn their book, "Designing Your Life," authors Burnett and Evans talk about "gravity problems," things like gravity...

By Meredith Richardson
Two Smart Principles for Resolving Everyday Disagreements author.

Two Smart Principles for Resolving Everyday Disagreements

Not all disagreements require long talks to resolve them sufficiently. Sometimes you can use a pre-agreed principle to get them...

By Tammy Lenski
Building Common Ground Between Bubbles – Part 5 author.

Building Common Ground Between Bubbles – Part 5

Indisputably On January 10, President Obama gave his farewell address, which dealt, in part, with building common ground between people...

By John Lande
Why Civility Matters in Mediation author.

Why Civility Matters in Mediation

We are living in interesting times here in America. It is the first time in my lifetime that I can...

By Jan Frankel Schau
Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview author.

Empirical Findings on International Arbitration: An Overview

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesChristopher R. Drahozal, John M. Rounds Professor of Law at the...

By Beth Graham
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
A Surprisingly Effective Substitute for Unsolicited Advice author.

A Surprisingly Effective Substitute for Unsolicited Advice

Want to break the advice-giving habit but aren’t sure what to do instead? Want someone else to stop giving you...

By Tammy Lenski
How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles? Part 1 of 4 author.

How Can We Build Common Ground Between Bubbles? Part 1 of 4

Indisputably Click to review Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. ***2016 has been a dramatic election year, to say the least. ...

By John Lande
Texas Insurer Abandons Mandatory Mediation-Arbitration Endorsement Proposal author.

Texas Insurer Abandons Mandatory Mediation-Arbitration Endorsement Proposal

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesThe Texas Farm Bureau has reportedly abandoned a proposal that would...

By Beth Graham
Mediation in the Future of Policing author.

Mediation in the Future of Policing

The future of policing must incorporate mediation.   No other profession places its practitioners more in the middle of challenging situations;...

By Maria Volpe

A Quoteload of Sketches

NY Peace Institute Blog by Brad Heckman These are a collection of sketches and inspirational quotes by Brad Heckman of...

By Brad Heckman
Restorative Justice Works! author.

Restorative Justice Works!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. Pollack In March 2012, I posted a blog about “restorative justice” after reading a...

By Phyllis Pollack
Looking to the Future:  Is There Still A Place For Proactive, Early Intervention Mediation in Our Changing Field? author.

Looking to the Future: Is There Still A Place For Proactive, Early Intervention Mediation in Our Changing Field?

As a mediation practitioner for almost thirty years, I have watched the field change dramatically.  While others have written ably...

By Nina Meierding
Federally Funded Nursing Homes No Longer Allowed to Require Residents to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements author.

Federally Funded Nursing Homes No Longer Allowed to Require Residents to Sign Binding Arbitration Agreements

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesYesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare...

By Beth Graham

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