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Conflict Prevention:  author.

Conflict Prevention: 

Utilizing the Historical Reasonable Person of Common Law Being reasonable, a criterion of common law, is used by many nations...

By Alia Ismail
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 21: The Rise of the Masses with Dr Benjamin Abrams author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 21: The Rise of the Masses with Dr Benjamin Abrams

In this episode, meet Dr Benjamin Abrams, who has just released his brand-new book about mass mobilizations called "The Rise...

By Laura May
Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key – Part 2 author.

Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key – Part 2

Last month’s article “Want to Build Peace? Understanding Trauma is Key” introduced Mediators Beyond Borders International (MBBI) and provided an...

By Agnieszka Alboszta
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Competing, Accommodating and Compromising in Conflict Resolution author.

Competing, Accommodating and Compromising in Conflict Resolution

Competing, accommodating, and compromising all fall on the distributive dimension — on the diagonal from the upper-left mode to the...

By Ralph Kilmann
Maximizing Value: Soft Negotiation Skills to Create Value author.

Maximizing Value: Soft Negotiation Skills to Create Value

To most people, negotiation is a battle of words. They are all about reaching an agreement. They get blinded by...

By Papito Francis Ojok
ODR and Multiparty Consensus Building – from Cyberweek 2022 (video) author.

ODR and Multiparty Consensus Building – from Cyberweek 2022 (video)

This session, from Cyberweek 2022 (http://odr.info/cyberweek2022) features Stacie Smith, Jan Martinez, Gina Bartlett, and Colin Rule discussing how technology has...

By Janet Martinez, Colin Rule
Who says Mediation is not for Complex Cases? author.

Who says Mediation is not for Complex Cases?

Debunking common Myths about Mediation and Asserting how Litigators can help with the process Mediation has rightfully earned a reputation...

By Scott Levin Esq, CDFA
Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 17: Making Lives More Complex (and Democratic) with Shannon Wheatley Hartman author.

Conflict Tipping Podcast Episode 17: Making Lives More Complex (and Democratic) with Shannon Wheatley Hartman

In this episode, Laura speaks with Dr. Shannon Wheatley Hartman of the Interactivity Foundation.  Listen if you are interested in...

By Laura May
Preventive Mediation author.

Preventive Mediation

Undoubtedly for centuries the word mediation has been tied to conflicts. Mediation is considered a form of dispute resolution. And...

By Fred E. Jandt
Appropriate Distance: A Reliable Path to Forgiveness author.

Appropriate Distance: A Reliable Path to Forgiveness

The importance of space is often underestimated. Some think space is hate, space is coldness, or space is a sort...

By Alia Ismail
New Jersey: Why Divorce Mediation is Needed More Than Ever author.

New Jersey: Why Divorce Mediation is Needed More Than Ever

Spouses who are planning to get a divorce in New Jersey in 2023 are in for a very unpleasant surprise....

By Roseann Vanella
The Informational Benefits of Small Talk! author.

The Informational Benefits of Small Talk!

In previous posts, I have discussed the benefits of small talk. It is crucial to building trust and rapport at...

By Phyllis Pollack
Lynn Merle Johnson: 1947 – 2023 author.

Lynn Merle Johnson: 1947 – 2023

Lynn Merle Johnson, 75, of Corvallis, Oregon, died on January 28th, 2023 after complications following a heart procedure. Lynn was...

By Lynn Johnson, James (Jim) Melamed
You Should Always Negotiate Your Worth: 3 Reasons Why author.

You Should Always Negotiate Your Worth: 3 Reasons Why

Are you required to negotiate your salary? No, but it is a good idea. Here are 3 reasons why you...

By Shane Ray Martin
Political Reconciliation Made Possible via Choreographed Dialogue author.

Political Reconciliation Made Possible via Choreographed Dialogue

I had come up with an idea: what if I get Jane to agree to have us try a process...

By John Cabral
Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain author.

Why Family Mediation is like Climbing a Mountain

Most of my family mediation clients need a separation agreement and they understand this. They do not always understand all...

By Amy Robertson
When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening author.

When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening

The call came in at 2:05 a.m. The 911 operator who took the call was a veteran of many years....

By Mordechai Rhine
Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation author.

Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation

The 2022 World Cup pageant is being staged in Doha of Qatar, and all interests and attentions are riveted to...

By Mukti Rijal
Business vs Values in Negotiation: FIFA and Qatar author.

Business vs Values in Negotiation: FIFA and Qatar

What is the balance in business vs. values in negotiation? Watching this years World Cup has been different but the...

By Bob Bordone
In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration author.

In Lichon, Michigan SC changed the test for the scope for Arbitration

An age-old inquiry in ADR is under what circumstances must a party’s legal claims be dismissed from court and heard...

By William Gilbride
Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court? author.

Chalking: Next Stop – U.S. Supreme Court?

On three occasions in the past, I have written about a case in Saginaw, Michigan in which the issue was...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes author.

The Benefits of using ADR in Resolving PI Disputes

In this podcast, JAMS neutrals Judge Sherry Klein Heitler and Judge Richard McDermott give listeners a deeper look into the...

By Sherry Klein Heitler
Name-Calling in Conflict author.

Name-Calling in Conflict

Even though we know that name-calling is infantile, sometimes in the heat of anger, we realize we have resorted to...

By Cinnie Noble
Successful Mediation Practices from a Former Judge author.

Successful Mediation Practices from a Former Judge

In my 20 years as a judge, I’ve watched as many attorneys tried to resolve their cases through mediation. Now,...

By Charles Schneider
Five Ways to Repair a Marriage author.

Five Ways to Repair a Marriage

Doni, a friend of mine since high school, sidled up to me in the supermarket one day and said he...

By Mordechai Rhine
Reexamining Email Negotiations author.

Reexamining Email Negotiations

There appears to be a rapid increase in the use of email exchanges for resolving all kinds of personal and...

By Ralph Kilmann
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
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
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

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