Category: Workplace

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever author.

After Lockdown, Businesses will Need to be More Human Than Ever

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for organizations to demonstrate their emotional qualities, says Arran Heal...

By Arran Heal
Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict? author.

Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict?

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham. New CIPD research suggests that more than four in 10 LGBT+...

By Katherine Graham
H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation author.

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad. Despite many “feedback” meetings with...

By Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth
Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace author.

Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace

Problem-solving and decision-making. Ask anyone in the workplace if these activities are part of their day and they answer 'Yes!'...

By Tim Hicks
Collaboration is the Future author.

Collaboration is the Future

Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer. At least that’s how...

By Larry Bridgesmith
Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict author.

Start with “Hello” to Manage Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalConflict management can start as simply saying “hello”. As well as coaching individuals who are...

By Lorraine Segal
Anti-Vaxxers and the New Workplace Divisions author.

Anti-Vaxxers and the New Workplace Divisions

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.Around 38% of 13,000 professionals surveyed by Nature Medicine journal in November...

By Katherine Graham
Resolving Cognitive Conflict in the Workplace author.

Resolving Cognitive Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack When two people are tasked to complete a project together, they may not always agree...

By Noah Shaw
Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations? author.

Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations?

This article focuses on a specialized class of employment law and human rights issues where there an overlap exists between...

By Ariel Kirzner, Bruce Ally
Objectivity is Imperative author.

Objectivity is Imperative

Mediation and Business Consulting by Kathleen Kauth.Most conflicts are dealt with successfully by the individuals involved without outside help.  However,...

By Kathleen Kauth
Research Looks at Meaningful Ways to Promote Intergroup Contact author.

Research Looks at Meaningful Ways to Promote Intergroup Contact

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: Kauff, M., Beneda, M., Paolini, S., Bilewicz, M., Kotzur, P., O’Donnell, A. W., Stevenson,...

By Natalie Davis
Resolving Employment Disputes through Mediation–podcast and transcript author.

Resolving Employment Disputes through Mediation–podcast and transcript

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleFrom health and safety concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, to systemic discrimination issues amidst the...

By Chris Kwok, Shirish Gupta
Why People Skills have Become Essential to the NHS in its Second Wave Challenge author.

Why People Skills have Become Essential to the NHS in its Second Wave Challenge

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham. Our new research with HPMA and Selenity explored the state of...

By Lesley Allport
Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation author.

Building Leadership in Companies Through Transformational Mediation

President John F Kennedy was visiting NASA headquarters for the first time in 1961. As he walked along, he introduced...

By Laila Ollapally
Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure. author.

Group Decision-Making on Complex Public Issues: An experiment with structure.

The structure and setting of dialogue sessions matter greatly in enabling better decision-making and outcomes. Poor preparation and facilitation can lead...

By Jordi Honey-Rosés, Sarah Daitch
Review Analyzes Impact of Conflict and Stress on the Workplace author.

Review Analyzes Impact of Conflict and Stress on the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Summary of: Novikova-Kalita, E., Ermasova, N. and Gluchova, M. (2020). Conflicts and stress management. Global Encyclopedia...

By Noah Shaw
Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously author.

Asynchronous Instruction in this Year of Living Dangerously

Probably every student and instructor has had difficult challenges this year accommodating to the routines needed because of the pandemic....

By John Lande
Top 10 Tips for a Successful Employment Mediation author.

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Employment Mediation

Introduction Given California’s strict Labor Code and discrimination laws, it is experiencing a flood of employment cases and mediations.  ...

By Frank Burke
Employment Litigation: 3 Instances Where A Company Should Explore Mediation author.

Employment Litigation: 3 Instances Where A Company Should Explore Mediation

Introduction When faced with threatened or filed litigation by current or former employees, many companies never consider alternatives to expensive...

By Rachel Gupta
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
Reassessing the Pros and Cons of Workplace Arbitration author.

Reassessing the Pros and Cons of Workplace Arbitration

As someone who represents employers, I’ve long been a proponent of arbitration as a way to limit exposure to employment...

By Jeffrey Polsky
‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator author.

‘Emotional Agility’ as a Workplace Mediator

Susan David, psychologist and author or the book ‘Emotional Agility’ states that organisations need to get comfortable with uncomfortable emotions...

By Catherine Gillespie
Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace author.

Using Assertive Communication as a Way to Prevent Conflict in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Practicing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the...

By Vanessa Rose
Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19 author.

Housing, Transforming Community in Times of COVID-19

The voice on the helpline message for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Conflict Intervention Service quaked with fear:...

By Carole Conn, Roger Moss
3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs author.

3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind author.

3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
Avoiding the Need for Workplace Dispute Resolution author.

Avoiding the Need for Workplace Dispute Resolution

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy Pollack Conflict arises in most workplaces at one point or another, but companies who take time...

By Vanessa Rose
Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO author.

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO

Online Dispute Resolution Pioneer Colin Rule Named Mediate.com CEO Former eBay and PayPal Exec to Focus on Global Expansion and...

By James Melamed, J.D., Colin Rule
Make Your Next Apology Irresistible author.

Make Your Next Apology Irresistible

What a sad flop it was. Jean’s effort to apologize to Doug at the start of their facilitated session went...

By Christopher Sheesley
Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace author.

Facilitating Positive Change in the Workplace

Facilitation can be an invaluable tool to promote a positive work environment and prevent escalation of employment disputes. In contrast...

By Laura Athens

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