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When And Why To Use An External Mediator author.

When And Why To Use An External Mediator

With the growing recognition that mediation is an important element in an effective conflict management system, many corporations are training...

By Tim Hicks
Workplace ADR: Facts and Figures from the Federal Sector author.

Workplace ADR: Facts and Figures from the Federal Sector

Introduction A number of recent initiatives by Congress and the Government have encouraged the use of alternative methods of workplace...

By John Ford
Steps for Setting Up an Effective Conflict Management System author.

Steps for Setting Up an Effective Conflict Management System

Product and process. These are the two areas of focus for any successful business. As a business owner or manager,...

By Tim Hicks
What Is Mediation And How Does It Fit Into The Workplace? author.

What Is Mediation And How Does It Fit Into The Workplace?

Put two people together in the workplace (or anywhere else!) and there will be conflicts. So it goes with people!...

By Tim Hicks
Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes author.

Mediation and Arbitration of Employment Disputes

Review by: Jane Becker Garzilli Published by: Jossey-Bass 1999, 223 pages. Order at Amazon.comJohn Dunlop and Arnold Zack, respected authorities...

By Jane B. Garzilli
Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project? author.

Can You Prevent Claims And Lawsuits On Your Construction Project?

Why do so many custom construction projects end up in fights? This trio of articles is aimed at the main...

By Ron Kelly - Arbitrator, Mediator, Trainer
Workplace Conflict: Facts and Figures author.

Workplace Conflict: Facts and Figures

Employee attitudes and characteristics In a 1990 survey: 62% of respondents indicated that they would be more willing to take...

By John Ford
Mediating Employment Disputes Under the Disabilities Act author.

Mediating Employment Disputes Under the Disabilities Act

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION. Reprinted from Dispute Resolution Journal, February 1998. Published by the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, New...

By Judith Cohen, Samuel H DeShazer
Turning Around Polarized Mindsets in Workplace Mediations author.

Turning Around Polarized Mindsets in Workplace Mediations

Overview Today's workplace abounds with a tremendous variety of people, all with different viewpoints. No two employees have identical perspectives...

By Elisabeth Seaman, Jack Hamilton
Can Conflict In Nonprofits Be Managed Successfully? author.

Can Conflict In Nonprofits Be Managed Successfully?

Much time in nonprofits is spent in conflict and dealing with the consequences of conflict because organizations today are constantly...

By Elisabeth Seaman

Unwanted Repetitive Patterns In Organizations

Over the last few years Geoff Ball and I (Jerry Talley) have come across a few samples of what we...

By Geoff Ball, Jerry L Talley
Keep Your Workplace Team Tuned Up author.

Keep Your Workplace Team Tuned Up

Mostly, working groups are not like cars! But there are some analogies: Both are made up of interdependent parts. The...

By Tim Hicks
Workplace Editorial Sept 2000 author.

Workplace Editorial Sept 2000

The workplace continues to grow as a consumer of conflict management and dispute resolution services. A number of intiatives confirm...

By John Ford
Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in  Large Canadian Companies author.

Dispute Resolution: Beyond the Open Door in Large Canadian Companies

While dispute resolution skills and systems have been a hot topic of discussion in the Canadian legal community for the...

By Gary T. Furlong
Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights author.

Guidelines for Voluntary Mediation Programs Instituted by Agencies Charged with Enforcing Workplace Rights

April 21, 1998 Dear Colleague: The Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) has embarked in a major initiative to...

By Managing Editor
Employers’ Experiences With ADR In The Workplace (1997) author.

Employers’ Experiences With ADR In The Workplace (1997)

Full PDF Version August 12, 1997 The Honorable John L. Mica Chairman, Subcommittee on Civil Service Committee on Government Reform...

By United States General Accounting Office GAO
Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996 author.

Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996

Sec. 1. Short Title This Act may be cited as the “Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996.” Sec. 2. Findings...

By Managing Editor

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