Mediation Ethics Articles
This topic is a sizable one which raises many sensitive and complex issues well beyond the scope of any snapshot overview.
A whole day of mediation without a “joint meeting”.
This article is number 8 out of 10 Big Ideas on Peace and Justice from the Career of Morton Deutsch.
In recent years, large companies have embraced arbitration as their preferred method of dispute resolution, particularly in international disputes with suppliers, customers and business partners.
The logic behind the time-out method is that if you remove the child from a fun surrounding when they do something wrong, then it will eliminate that behavior.
Even though some would reasonably argue that compassion could make true reconciliation a possibility, what seems apparent is that compassion could at least reliably function as a detector that filters possible solutions from impossible ones.
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques recently released an excellent report really worth reading.
According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, Mediate.com has over 6 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and clients needing these services.
How is the best version of yourself different from the second best version of you?
As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
Given that universities have only two primary tasks -- teaching and research – they ought to be willing to invest as much in improving the quality of their teaching as they do in providing an elaborate infrastructure to support basic and applied research.
Recently a conflict management coaching client told me she had “cried her eyes out” about a dispute she is having with a co-worker.
Mediations and their participants never cease to amaze me.
10 big ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch - this is piece 7 which focuses on justice.
An Important Choice: What to Do and Say After Violence?
One of the unexpected obligations as a lecturer in law at a major university is that I must participate in harassment prevention training. One topic caught my attention although it was barely mentioned: micro-affirmations.
Kindness and empathy can defuse conflict at work, or disagreements even in the midst of disasters.
Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle East requires interacting with professionals on both continents. Despite appearing differences within both cultures, it seems when programmed patterns are utilized, and no longer serve, professionals shift their behaviors to the total opposite.
When you are in conflict, what are your unmet needs? What are the unmet needs of the person with whom you are in conflict?
When I get a call about workplace conflict, I often find that these 4 things are true.
Most of us don’t go to the symphony to watch the conductor or to a sporting event to see the referees in action, but imagine the chaos without their participation.
We all have cognitive biases.
This article discusses the Zen at the Gym (part 3).
“Recognize the strengths of the other guy’s argument and the weaknesses of your own. Keep an open mind while listening.” - by Jake Sullivan.
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