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Guerilla Mediation:  The Use of Warfare Strategies in the Management of Conflict author.
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Guerilla Mediation: The Use of Warfare Strategies in the Management of Conflict

Copyright 1999 - Not for publication, reproduction, or distribution without prior consent of author.INTRODUCTION—CONFLICT MEDIATION AS A FANCIFUL IDEA OR...

By Robert Benjamin
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Mediation: The Sensible Means For Resolving Contract Disputes

This article first appeared in the April issue of Conflict Resolution Notes which is available from the Conflict Resolution Center...

By Kenneth P. Kelsey
Technology Creates Opportunities – And Risks author.
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Technology Creates Opportunities – And Risks

This article originally appeared in the January 1999 issue of Consensus, a newspaper published jointly by the Consensus Building Institute...

By John Helie
Mediation During Business Formation or Reorganization author.
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Mediation During Business Formation or Reorganization

This article was published in FAMILY BUSINESS, Spring 1999 Jack and Alyce Schmidt started Spacesaver Systems Inc. in Kensington, Maryland,...

By David Gage, Dawn Martin, John Gromala
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Islamic Mediation Techniques for Middle East Conflicts

Many Middle Eastern scholars and practitioners trained in the United States have returned to their countries of origin ready to...

By George E. Irani
The Ten Biggest Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation author.
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The Ten Biggest Mistakes Lawyers Make in Mediation

This article originally appeared in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin (June 1999)Effective representation of clients in mediation requires the same...

By Richard Spier
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Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools

Dear Principal and Teachers: On June 13, after the tragic loss of life and injuries at Thurston High School in...

By Janet Reno, Richard Riley
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Students Reject Violence After Learning Value of Conflict Resolution

NEW YORK (ANS) -- A study by Columbia University into the effectiveness of a widely taught conflict resolution program has...

By American News Service
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Students Say Shooting Response Should Be Dialogue, Not Lockdown

(ANS) -- As schools across the country consider purchasing new security equipment, increasing their police presence, updating crisis handbooks and...

By Mieke Bomann
The Answer Is Blowing In the Wind author.
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The Answer Is Blowing In the Wind

This article originally appeared in the Conflict Resolution Center Internatonal Newsletter. Re-published with permission. I meet Snjezana Mrse at the...

By Paul Wahrhaftig
Turning Around Polarized Mindsets in Workplace Mediations author.
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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
The Use of Mediation in Estate Planning: A Preemptive Strike Against Potential Litigation author.
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The Use of Mediation in Estate Planning: A Preemptive Strike Against Potential Litigation

Introduction Use of an independent mediator during the planning process can help estate planners improve client satisfaction, reduce the probability...

By John Gromala
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Conflict Resolution Skills Taught to Children Before Attitudes Harden

(ANS) -- While conflict resolution programs are introduced in high school to teach alternatives to violence, research increasingly points to...

By Mieke Bomann
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Student Mediators Step in When Trouble Brews

SANTA FE, N.M. (ANS) -- Rumor, gossip or a dirty look may be all that's needed to provoke a physical...

By American News Service
Responding To The Tactic of No Settlement Authority at Mediation author.
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Responding To The Tactic of No Settlement Authority at Mediation

This article is republished with the permission of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution.You have now paid $1000 for the...

By Jeffrey Krivis
A Winning Formula For Mediation author.
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A Winning Formula For Mediation

Most people approach mediation with the best of intentions. They are hopeful that the negotiation will achieve their ultimate goal...

By Jeffrey Krivis
Parenting After Marriages End author.
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Parenting After Marriages End

The divorce may soon be final, but even before the dust has settled, parents will discover that one responsibility hasn't...

By John Reiman
Becoming Reflective Practitioners author.
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Becoming Reflective Practitioners

This article originally appeared in the January 1998 issue of Consensus a publication of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program.I have...

By Michael Lang
A Critique of Mediation, Challenging Misconceptions, Assessing Risks, And Weighing The Advantages author.
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A Critique of Mediation, Challenging Misconceptions, Assessing Risks, And Weighing The Advantages

Only a few years ago, mediation was regularly confused with meditation, medication, or arbitration, another mode of conflict management, but...

By Robert Benjamin
George Mitchell:  Role Model for Mediation author.
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George Mitchell: Role Model for Mediation

Within three weeks of the Good Friday Agreement, former US Senator George Mitchell has picked up two well deserved trophies...

By Geoffrey Corry
Should A Mediator Also Be An Attorney? author.
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Should A Mediator Also Be An Attorney?

Among the more hotly debated issues concerning appropriate qualifications for mediators is the question as to whether it is preferable...

By Cris Currie
Collaboration and Conflict Resolution In Education author.
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Collaboration and Conflict Resolution In Education

Since most of us grew up in a culture that treats negotiation and conflict resolution as forms of competition, we...

By James Melamed, J.D., John Reiman
Respecting Rival Mediation Philosophies author.
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Respecting Rival Mediation Philosophies

This article is republished with the permission of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution from the January 1998 issue of...

By John Lande
Metaphor and Mediation – Part Two author.
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Metaphor and Mediation – Part Two

Part One - Part Three In the next case we look at the mediator's positive use of the war metaphor...

By John Haynes
Metaphor and Mediation – Part Three author.
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Metaphor and Mediation – Part Three

Part One - Part Two OTHER USES OF METAPHORS When the mediator has an awareness of metaphors, their role in...

By John Haynes
Choosing the "Expert" Mediator author.
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Choosing the "Expert" Mediator

When a dispute is truly ripe for mediation, who you choose to mediate is unlikely to affect the outcome. When...

By Norm Brand
Can Conflict In Nonprofits Be Managed Successfully? author.
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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
Metaphors and Mediation – Part One author.
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Metaphors and Mediation – Part One

Part Two - Part Three Language is the mediator's tool of the trade. Thus, we open Part 1 with a...

By John Haynes
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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
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Restorative Justice For Juvenile Delinquency

This is the recounting of a juvenile offense mediation case, conducted by a Juvenile Court-sponsored Victim-Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) near...

By Marty Price

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