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Big Data, Urban Science and the Search for New Ways of Improving Life in the City author.

Big Data, Urban Science and the Search for New Ways of Improving Life in the City

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindImagine you had all the data you could possibly want about a city. I’m talking...

By Larry Susskind
Serious Gaming in Water author.

Serious Gaming in Water

"Where has the fun around water gone? What happened to the joy that brought us into the sector in the...

By Fatima Taha, Shelby Hockaday, Todd Jarvis
CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes author.

CONCUR case in just-published book: Joint Fact Finding in Urban and Environmental Planning Disputes

Joint fact-finding (JFF) rests on devising a deliberative process to investigate critical technical issues in a format that is jointly...

By Scott McCreary
Creating Stable Agreements in Marine Policy author.

Creating Stable Agreements in Marine Policy

The entirety of this article was originally published in the Negotiation Journal.Marine Protected Areas are frequently developed in consultation with...

By Meredith Cowart, Scott McCreary
Let’s Talk: Charlie Hebdo, Immigration, Terror and Prejudice — Notes Toward a Proposal for Dialogue over Difficult and Dangerous Issues author.

Let’s Talk: Charlie Hebdo, Immigration, Terror and Prejudice — Notes Toward a Proposal for Dialogue over Difficult and Dangerous Issues

[Drawn in part from Conflict Revolution: Designing Preventative Systems for Chronic Social, Economic and Political Conflicts, 2nd Edition, goodmedia press,...

By Kenneth Cloke
Evaluating a Consensus Building Effort author.

Evaluating a Consensus Building Effort

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindI worry a lot about how to evaluate the success or failure of consensus building...

By Larry Susskind
Non-Judicial Means of Collective Redress in Europe author.

Non-Judicial Means of Collective Redress in Europe

Disputing Blog by Karl Bayer, Victoria VanBuren, and Holly HayesS.I. Strong, Associate Professor at the University of Missouri School of...

By Beth Graham
Mediation – The Savvy Choice author.

Mediation – The Savvy Choice

For years, there have been many who settle their divorces quietly and easily, without the stresses and costs of the...

By Morna Ellis
How to Mediate High-Conflict Cases: Balance and Control author.

How to Mediate High-Conflict Cases: Balance and Control

Just Court ADR by Susan M. Yates,Jennifer Shack, Heather Scheiwe Kulp, and Jessica Glowinski.Like a lot of ADR researchers, I’m...

By Jennifer Shack
La Trama – Mediación en Portugal – en Espanol author.

La Trama – Mediación en Portugal – en Espanol

Electronico Resolucion Blog by Alberto ElisavetskyEstamos inaugurando con este número una nueva propuesta: compartir experiencias provenientes del otro lado del...

By Alberto Elisavetsky
Politics, Science and Collaboration author.

Politics, Science and Collaboration

This article is from Mr. Alm's keynote presentation at the first ever Joint Fact Finding Conference coordinated by Peter Adler...

By Robert Alm
5.15B Environmental Settlement in Anadarko v. Kerr-McGee author.

5.15B Environmental Settlement in Anadarko v. Kerr-McGee

ADR Prof Blog by Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole,Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross and Cynthia Alkon.For those law school ADR...

By Michael Moffitt

Judicial Activism Essential to Make Mediation Mainstream in South Africa

Courts in the UK impose cost sanctions on parties who unreasonably refuse or fail to mediate. In the US, mediation...

By Jacques Joubert
Mediation: The Greeks Have a Word for It author.

Mediation: The Greeks Have a Word for It

Mediators are fond of pointing out the transformative effects of successful mediation in the world of peacebuilding and so it...

By Katherine Triantafillou
What Role Does the Environment Have In Negotiation & Mediation? author.

What Role Does the Environment Have In Negotiation & Mediation?

If you had a choice in how to set up your mediation or negotiation room, how would it look? I...

By Jeff Thompson
What is Sustainable City Development? author.

What is Sustainable City Development?

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindOur team has spent the last two weeks in Malaysia, moving from city to city,...

By Larry Susskind
Storm Sandy Cases — Mediation Like No Other author.

Storm Sandy Cases — Mediation Like No Other

BACKGROUND I am an experienced mediator (over 500 cases to date) with 15 years mediation experience and a general practice...

By Nancy Kramer
Green Spaces and Aggression author.

Green Spaces and Aggression

The Reasonable Person Model blog here.Many people have experienced how a walk in the woods on a beautiful Fall day...

By Karen Hollett

Respect and Integrity in Response to Violence

As someone with an interest in cultural studies (as some of you know, my PhD focused on this area), I...

By Dian Killian
PG&E to Settle San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Claims author.

PG&E to Settle San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Claims

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleUtility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. will pay out $565 million in legal settlements...

By Chris Poole
The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution author.

The Development of Egyptian Alternative Dispute Resolution

As the largest Arab country in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, Egypt will play a significant role in the...

By Mike McMullen
Conflict and Movements for Social Change: The Politics of Mediation and the Mediation of Politics author.

Conflict and Movements for Social Change: The Politics of Mediation and the Mediation of Politics

Movements for social change are products, producers and resolvers of conflict.  By joining together to bring about change, their members...

By Kenneth Cloke
Hydropower Conflicts in Southern Chile author.

Hydropower Conflicts in Southern Chile

Consensus Building Approach by Larry SusskindChile is now relying on hydropower to support its amazing economic growth. It is a...

By Larry Susskind

The Rise of Civil Society

In December 2009, representatives from 193 nations gathered in Copenhagen at the Conference of the Parties (COP) 15 round of...

By Anna Spain
A Mediator’s Reflections on the Occupy Movement author.

A Mediator’s Reflections on the Occupy Movement

Mediation in its best form found its glory every day at 7pm in Occupy (Portland, Oregon) as the voiceless (99%)...

By Grace Eagle Reed
More Water Diplomacy author.

More Water Diplomacy

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach Thirty-one senior water professionals from 17 countries attended the recent Water...

By Larry Susskind
The California Folks Got it All Wrong author.

The California Folks Got it All Wrong

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach The Public Policy Institute of California recently released a report on...

By Larry Susskind
Water Diplomacy author.

Water Diplomacy

From Larry Susskind's blog on the Consensus Building Approach Managing the flow of water, as a river moves through several...

By Larry Susskind
The Seven Deadly Sins Of Collaboration author.

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Collaboration

In the yin and yang universe of problem solving and decision-making, collaboration strategies have great appeal. They are friendlier, often...

By Peter Adler
Susan Carpenter: Alternative Process Resolves Timber Dispute – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Alternative Process Resolves Timber Dispute – Video

In this clip, Susan describes a court case in which she tried a very innovative approach. She asked the community...

By Susan Carpenter

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