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Mediation, Meditation and Electromagnetism author.
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Mediation, Meditation and Electromagnetism

MY FIRST "REALLY BIG IMPORTANT TRIAL: I can remember it so very well--my first really big important trial as a...

By Steven Schwartz
Congregational Conflict: Things To Do If The Phone Call Comes author.
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Congregational Conflict: Things To Do If The Phone Call Comes

My Story When I first started teaching congregations and their ministry teams how to manage conflict according to the scriptures...

By Lester L. Adams
How the Web Can Help Children of Divorce (and their parents…) author.
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How the Web Can Help Children of Divorce (and their parents…)

Research conducted by Hofstra University shows that it’s not the divorce that hurts the children, but instead, it’s the ongoing...

By JP Stonestreet
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Case Development as a Tool for Successful Mediation

The complex emotional state of the disputing parties, and our past failures to attain reconciliation have increased our recognition of...

By Joyce Odidison
Top Ten Mediate.com Articles Printed or Emailed author.
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Top Ten Mediate.com Articles Printed or Emailed

Mediate.com tracks the number of times "Print this Article" and/or "Email This Article" options are used. We have been monitoring...

By John Helie
The Allagash: A Case Study of a Successful Environmental Mediation author.
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The Allagash: A Case Study of a Successful Environmental Mediation

The Maine Woods are no stranger to environmental controversy: clearcutting, loss of jobs to Canada, habitat preservation, hunting and fishing...

By Jonathan W. Reitman
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Professionalising Commercial Mediation: Discarding the Baggage of Idealised Professions

Commercial mediation is often described as an emerging profession. The word 'profession', however, conveys numerous ideas about the identity of...

By Andy Grossman
Out of the Rut and Into the Groove: Developing Excellence in Practice author.
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Out of the Rut and Into the Groove: Developing Excellence in Practice

I would like to talk to you about some ideas that I have developed over the years. I recognise that...

By Michael Lang
The Trouble with Foxgate and Rojas: When Should Public Policy Interests Require that Mediation Confidentiality in California be Subject to Certain Common Sense Exceptions? author.
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The Trouble with Foxgate and Rojas: When Should Public Policy Interests Require that Mediation Confidentiality in California be Subject to Certain Common Sense Exceptions?

The mediation community is a-buzz. Should mediation confidentiality be allowed to cause harm to innocent third parties who were neither...

By Max Factor III
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SCMA Files Historic Amicus Brief in Rojas Case

LOS ANGELES - The Southern California Mediation Association ("SCMA") announced (May 22, 2003) its historic, first-ever filing of an Amicus...

By Southern California Mediation Association
Legislative  Initiative  For  Court  Annexed  Mediation  In  India author.
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Legislative Initiative For Court Annexed Mediation In India

Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration are historically more ancient than the Anglo-Saxon adversarial System of law. Mediation was very popular amongst...

By Niranjan J. Bhatt
The 10 Most Common Mistakes Corporations Make That Lead To A Hostile Work Environment author.
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The 10 Most Common Mistakes Corporations Make That Lead To A Hostile Work Environment

No corporation purposely arranges to have a hostile work environment – especially today, when violence costs U.S. businesses $36 billion...

By Lynne McClure
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A Study in Mediation Styles: A Comparative Analysis of Evaluative and Transformative Styles

Part 1: Introduction Mediation is an approach to conflict resolution whereby a neutral third party assists the conflicting parties to...

By Katina Foster
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Preparing for Peace (Book Review)

Order at Amazon.comJohn Paul Lederach’s Preparing for Peace, presents a case for considering how we approach conflict resolution training across...

By Bonita Para
Conflict Over Styles author.
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Conflict Over Styles

Michael was a successful entrepreneur in his late 60s. He owned a national business service organization that had afforded him...

By Douglas Noll
Overcoming The Fears Of Freedom, Responsibility And Loss:  An Opportunity Riding On A Dangerous Wind author.
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Overcoming The Fears Of Freedom, Responsibility And Loss: An Opportunity Riding On A Dangerous Wind

This article was first published by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly.Parties caught in conflict often hold three fears: the fear of...

By Paula Young
Conflict Coaching For Leaders author.
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Conflict Coaching For Leaders

It is an understatement to say that executives, managers and other leaders are faced with many challenges on a day...

By Cinnie Noble
Mentoring and Coaching author.
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Mentoring and Coaching

Do you remember how Dorothy meets Glinda in the Wizard of Oz? After Dorothy kills the Wicked Witch of the...

By Juliana E. Birkhoff Ph.D.
Iraq and Afghanistan: Opportunities for ADR author.
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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
The Nightmare Wedding Reception: As A Mediator How Would You Respond To These Ehical Challenges? author.
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The Nightmare Wedding Reception: As A Mediator How Would You Respond To These Ehical Challenges?

The format of the following is based on “Hopes for a Lakefront Dreamhome” from the Minnesota ADR Institute 2000. The...

By Fred E. Jandt
Determining ‘Legal Capacity’ In Mediation author.
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Determining ‘Legal Capacity’ In Mediation

One of the great challenges for mediators is that every case presents unique circumstances. One such challenge arises when Mediators...

By Authur L. Finkle, Jon Linden
Divorce Mediation and the Internet author.
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Divorce Mediation and the Internet

The Internet is changing the way divorce mediation is practiced and experienced. The Internet is becoming an ever more integral...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Settlements That Don’t Work . . . Or Do They? author.
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Settlements That Don’t Work . . . Or Do They?

In mediation, there is pressure to get the deal done. This pressure comes from all sides - the mediator, the...

By Justene Adamec
Integrating The Internet Into Conflict Management Systems author.
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Integrating The Internet Into Conflict Management Systems

The Internet and email have changed the environment in which organizations operate. Email allows messages to be sent with ease...

By John Ford
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Conflict Mediation Across Cultures: Pathways and Patterns (Book Review)

Order at Amazon.comDavid Augsburger’s book, Conflict Mediation Across Cultures, is not only a scholarly work in regards to conflict resolution,...

By Bonita Para
Reflective Practice: How Veterans Can Benefit from Rookie Training author.
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Reflective Practice: How Veterans Can Benefit from Rookie Training

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION. This article was published in Alternatives, Volume 21, No. 3 (March 2003). A skilled mediator has had...

By Judith Cohen
Mediate, Don’t Litigate author.
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Mediate, Don’t Litigate

This article is courtesy of HR.com, a website committed to making the lives of HR professionals and business managers easier.How...

By Jean Brasel
On Being An Ombuds: Considerations And Suggestions For Practice author.
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On Being An Ombuds: Considerations And Suggestions For Practice

Introduction This paper will examine the considerations that go into establishing an Ombuds Office within an organization, what constitutes the...

By Rick Russell
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Culture and Conflict Resolution (Book Review)

Order at Amazon.comKevin Avruch presents us with the idea that culture is a dynamic characteristic in humans, having been informed...

By Bonita Para
Something for Nothing! author.
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Something for Nothing!

Well, that is what everyone is looking for, but generally there is a catch! In Hong Kong the Hong Kong...

By Stephen Tennant

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