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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
An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design author.

An Affirmative Higher Social Responsibility Duty to Serve Systemic Social Change through System Design

JUST RESOLUTIONS NEWSLETTER article by the American Bar Association · Dispute Resolution Section This article reflects on a panel discussion...

By Charles Crumpton
ADA Mediation Guidelines author.

ADA Mediation Guidelines

Introduction The ADA Mediation Guidelines for mediation providers are the product of a national Work Group convened to develop mediation...

By ADA Mediation Guidelines Work Group ADA
Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas author.

Co-Mediation in A Volunteer Co-Mediation Process. Some Simple Ideas

A Little Context: In my work as a volunteer mediator in in both court referred cases and divorce and family...

By Deborah Heller
Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation author.

Battling Burnout: Mental Health and Self-Care in Mediation

Individuals sinking in personal or professional problems may turn to a mediator; Businesses troubled with contractual and commercial disputes may...

By Jonathan Rodrigues, Lydia Ray
Mediation as a Therapeutic Intervention in the Streets of Toronto author.

Mediation as a Therapeutic Intervention in the Streets of Toronto

By in large, therapy has been the restricted domain of counsellors and psychotherapists. My limited understanding of therapy is that...

By Areta Marshall
Conflict in the Helping Professions author.

Conflict in the Helping Professions

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.There is often an assumption that someone who works in a helping profession such...

By Kathleen Kauth
[Podcast] Being Bold: Broadening the ADR Diversity and Inclusion Landscape author.

[Podcast] Being Bold: Broadening the ADR Diversity and Inclusion Landscape

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleA podcast produced by the American Bar Association features JAMS Senior Vice President & Chief...

By Mark Smalls
Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce author.

Co-Parenting Online Course – How to Not Put Your Kids in the Middle of Your Divorce

How to get parents on the same page - Even in the middle of divorce Divorce can be tough on...

By Brandyn Roark Caires, Jen Schimbeno
Mediation Ethics – an interview with Ellen Waldman author.

Mediation Ethics – an interview with Ellen Waldman

This interview was previously published in the Dutch ‘Tijdschrift Conflicthantering.' Mediation Ethics - an interview with Ellen Waldman It has...

By Henneke Brink, Ellen Waldman
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
Mediation and the Four Agreements author.

Mediation and the Four Agreements

Mediation and the Four Agreements by Rafeena Bacchus The Four Agreements is based on ancient Toltec wisdom which is said...

By Rafeena Bacchus
Proposal for Standard Explanation in Mediation author.

Proposal for Standard Explanation in Mediation

IndisputablySince writing my recent short article, Courts Should Make Mediations Good Samaritans Not Frankensteins, I have been thinking about how to...

By John Lande
Changing Standards author.

Changing Standards

Mediate.com has been around for over 25 years, and over that time we have published thousands of articles on every...

By Clare Fowler
Diversity at the Mediation Table – How Do We Get There? author.

Diversity at the Mediation Table – How Do We Get There?

It is not always automatically bad if the parties at the mediation table are not diverse, because it might for...

By Maria Apostolidou, Melanie Koch
How Can We Understand Everything? author.

How Can We Understand Everything?

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleMiles Davis once said, “If you understood everything I said, you’d be me.” That...

By Cinnie Noble
The History of Mediation and Why It Is Still in Use Today author.

The History of Mediation and Why It Is Still in Use Today

Mediation is a process of conflict resolution that involves a neutral party and two conflicting parties. This neutral party is...

By Jakob Vinther, Thomas Todd Reynolds
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
The Muddy Time author.

The Muddy Time

As published in "My Life Publications" February 15, 2021.Some of us call it the muddy time.  It’s the time in...

By Elle Rave
A Short Story: How My Friend Destroyed Their Bullies author.

A Short Story: How My Friend Destroyed Their Bullies

You’re a high school freshman who had just finished basketball practice. You go into the locker room to change and...

By Minson Vo
Temporary or Partial Impracticability and Frustration of Purpose and Pandemic Affected Contracts and Leases author.

Temporary or Partial Impracticability and Frustration of Purpose and Pandemic Affected Contracts and Leases

The Restatement 2d of Contracts finished in 1981, added concepts of  temporary and partial impracticability and also restitution or reliance ...

By Frank Burke

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
Managing Expectations to Avoid Conflict author.

Managing Expectations to Avoid Conflict

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.Expectations are part of living as a human being.  If we pay for a...

By Kathleen Kauth
Domestic Harmony For Better Future Of Our Children author.

Domestic Harmony For Better Future Of Our Children

I remember standing by the wall with my brothers and crying while my father was beating my mother.  I remember...

By Veera Mahajan
Mediating Workplace Sexual Harassment: The Road Less Taken author.

Mediating Workplace Sexual Harassment: The Road Less Taken

Sexual harassment claims continue to be the hot topic of discussion in all the workplaces alike. In the wake of...

By Bhavya Mahajan
CPRAM21: Committing to More Diversity in ADR author.

CPRAM21: Committing to More Diversity in ADR

CPR Speaks BlogIf you missed the 2021 CPR Annual Meeting in January—the first free public meeting held online in the organization’s 40-year...

By Amy Foust
[NAWJ Podcast] Technology in the Courts and in ADR: Meeting the Moment author.

[NAWJ Podcast] Technology in the Courts and in ADR: Meeting the Moment

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleIn a recent podcast produced by the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ), Richard Birke, executive...

By Richard Birke
The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute – Revisited author.

The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute – Revisited

At the beginning of a new year, it seems a good time to look back on some of the common...

By Colm Brannigan
Start with the Small Rocks author.

Start with the Small Rocks

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.In Stephen Covey's book "First Things First" he talks about looking at a jar...

By Kathleen Kauth
The Opportunity of Rejection author.

The Opportunity of Rejection

I came across Jia Jiang's 100 Days of Rejection on a podcast while taking a walk and seeking inspiration. He...

By Sunny Sassaman

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