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Ten Questions on Leadership for Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama author.

Ten Questions on Leadership for Hillary Clinton, John McCain and Barack Obama

The U.S. presidential run-up is a time to think about politics, conflict and leadership. The collective challenges we face --...

By Peter Adler

Barack Obama’s Speech on Race

The following is the text as prepared for delivery of Senator Barack Obama’s speech on race in Philadelphia, as provided...

By Barack Obama
Introduction to Eye of the Storm Leadership author.

Introduction to Eye of the Storm Leadership

Introduction If you are a “leader” in any sense of the word, the ideas, stories, quotes, and exercises that follow...

By Peter Adler
12 Questions for Hillary Clinton, John McCain, and Barack Obama on “Eye-of-the-Storm” Leadership author.

12 Questions for Hillary Clinton, John McCain, and Barack Obama on “Eye-of-the-Storm” Leadership

The current U.S. presidential election is a great time to think about the relationship of politics, conflict and leadership. The...

By Peter Adler
Obama’s Message – Mediation’s Political Triumph author.

Obama’s Message – Mediation’s Political Triumph

Presidential candidate Barack Obama's main political message represents the absorption of the mediation movement's essential themes at the highest level...

By James (Jim) Melamed
Wonks, Shamans, Warriors, Dealmakers & The Protean Leader author.

Wonks, Shamans, Warriors, Dealmakers & The Protean Leader

History may record the current presidential campaign as a turning point in how we think about leadership, choose a leader,...

By Robert Benjamin
La Mediación en España author.

La Mediación en España

No han sido pocos los e-mail recibidos de colegas interesándose por la situación de La Mediación y la salida laboral...

By Franco Conforti
Putting "Public" Back in Public Health Work author.

Putting "Public" Back in Public Health Work

“When big things are at stake, the danger of error is great. Therefore, many should discuss and clarify the matter...

By Don Greenstein, Doug Thompson
Giving Politics a Makeover author.

Giving Politics a Makeover

Ruminations on the Next Frontier for Mediators, Consensus Builders, And Others Interested in Advancing the American Democratic Experiment “The shortest...

By Peter Adler
Mediation Project Spreads Skills to Stressed-Out Gulf Coast author.

Mediation Project Spreads Skills to Stressed-Out Gulf Coast

Reprinted with permission of The Daily Journal.LOS ANGELES - When Los Angeles mediator Laurel Kaufer saw the devastation of Hurricane...

By Managing Editor

Keystone Conference: Megatrends for Mediators in Governance

Related Video 25 Year Megatrends in Governance (20,000 ft view) General trends (next 10 years): “Tectonic shifts in the boundaries...

By Kirk Emerson
EEOC’s 10 Reasons to Mediate author.

EEOC’s 10 Reasons to Mediate

The new video 10 Reasons to Mediate introduces businesses to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) National Mediation Program. Mediation...

By EEOC National Mediation Program EEOC
Government ADR Editorial author.

Government ADR Editorial

Like many other sections of ADR, we are a loose group of folks who are interested in how dispute resolution...

By Deborah Laufer

USDA Agricultural Mediation Program

I. Introduction The Farm Service Agency (FSA) administers the United States Department of Agricultures (USDA) Mediation Program. Section 502 of...

By Chester A. Bailey
Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation author.

Dear Mr. Feinberg – The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and Mediation

Presented as a plenary address to the joint conference of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM and the American College...

By Kenneth Feinberg
Iraq and Afghanistan: Opportunities for ADR author.

Iraq and Afghanistan: Opportunities for ADR

The collapse of one sort of governmental infrastructure needs to be replaced with another, and the sooner, the better. Now...

By Tom Oswald
Putting FEAR into Federal EEO Programs author.

Putting FEAR into Federal EEO Programs

Be afraid . . . be very afraid . . .there is a new law referred to as the Notification...

By Andrew Colsky
How to be an Effective Advocate for Your Agency During Mediation author.

How to be an Effective Advocate for Your Agency During Mediation

The use of mediation to resolve EEO disputes is growing exponentially and nowhere more rapidly than the Federal Sector. The...

By James MacPherson, John Ford
Notification And Federal Employee Antidiscrimination And Retaliation Act Of 2002 author.

Notification And Federal Employee Antidiscrimination And Retaliation Act Of 2002

[[Page 116 STAT. 566]] Public Law 107-174 107th Congress An Act To require that Federal agencies be accountable for violations...

By Managing Editor
The Cost Savings Associated With The Air Force Alternative Dispute Resolution Program author.

The Cost Savings Associated With The Air Force Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

ADR SAVINGS 1. PURPOSE THE United States Congress greatly encouraged federal departments to use Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques to...

By GSA Office Of Equal Employment Opportunity GSA
The Federal Government and ADR: How Things Get Done author.

The Federal Government and ADR: How Things Get Done

A myriad of new laws and policies has spawned tremendous growth of federal government alternative dispute resolution (ADR) initiatives. Some...

By Andrew Colsky
Electronic Dispute Resolution<BR> NCAIR Conference Washington, D.C. author.

Electronic Dispute Resolution<BR> NCAIR Conference Washington, D.C.

A National Center for Automated Information Research (NCAIR) Conference Presentation Washington, DC May 22, 1996Table of Contents Introduction History Modes...

By Henry H. Perritt, Jr.

Community-Based Alternatives for Individuals With Disabilities (Executive Order 13217 of June 18, 2001)

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America,...

By President George Bush
Early Input Invited on Preliminary Draft of Ethical Standards Released by California Judicial Council Working Group author.

Early Input Invited on Preliminary Draft of Ethical Standards Released by California Judicial Council Working Group

PRELIMINARY DRAFT ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR MEDIATORS IN COURT-CONNECTED MEDIATION PROGRAMS FOR CIVIL CASES 1. PREAMBLE These standards are intended to...

By Alan Wiener

Confidentiality in Federal Alternative Dispute Resolution Programs (2000)

Full PDF Version Introduction. The subject of the document is confidentiality, which is a critical component of a successful ADR...

By Federal Alternative Dispute Resolution Council
The Role of Ombudsmen in Dispute Resolution (2001) author.

The Role of Ombudsmen in Dispute Resolution (2001)

Full PDF Version April 13, 2001 The Honorable Daniel K. Akaka Ranking Member, Subcommittee on International Security, Proliferation, and Federal...

By United States General Accounting Office GAO

Is There a Role for Administrative Law Judges in ADR?

ADR, Alternative Dispute Resolution, has continued to grow in all sectors of our society, including government. In my home state...

By David Marcus
Super-Optimizing For ADR Disputes author.

Super-Optimizing For ADR Disputes

I. CITIZEN-TO-CITIZEN DISPUTES Alternative dispute resolution is traditionally defined as resolving disputes peacefully by means other than going to court....

By Stuart Nagel
Advances In ADR Within The Air Force author.

Advances In ADR Within The Air Force

Memorandum For Secreatary Widnall Shortly after Vice President Gore issued the Report of the National Performance Review (NPR) in September...

By Managing Editor
The Cutting Edge author.

The Cutting Edge

When you hear the phrase “cutting edge” you probably look around at your computer, cell phone and PDA (personal digital...

By Andrew Colsky

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