(3/21/19)Kenneth Rasmussen, Milan Slama
This article by Milan Slama and Ken Rasmussen is the second part to discuss the current political divide.
(3/17/19)Arran Heal, Richard Peachey
A new study has claimed 44% of UK business directors haven’t had any training on workplace harassment.
(3/16/19)Michael A. Zeytoonian
Abraham Lincoln had a simple approach to achieving diversity: “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”
Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.
(2/26/19)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen
This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).
This article explores how neuroscience can help mediators understand the physiologic stress response, its impact on individuals involved in conflict, and how to structure mediation to minimize the negative impact of the stress response.
New interview with mediation leader and author Ken Cloke by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
In a recent blog, I mentioned that I attended a seminar presented by Professor Blondell discussing ethical fading in mediation. At one point, she mentioned the SINS scale which I had not heard about.
Dispute Resolution leader Kenneth Cloke discusses how we can discuss politics to bring about change instead of division.
New interview with Nina Meierding by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.
The shutdown over a wall on the southern border shows how the political parties have ignored and violated several tenets of bargaining essential to reach an agreement.
ADR is growing, with more than 300 providers doing business in China and arbitration being regularly used.
How many times have you left a conversation with a loved one feeling frustrated; like they didn’t listen to a single thing you said?
The existence of duality is not only natural, but could be converted to an asset.
(12/23/18)Michael A. Zeytoonian
"If you want to make peace with your enemy then work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner." ~ Nelson Mandela
You have met them if you have been mediating for any length of time: High Conflict People.
You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know about their common traits and symptoms.
I thought that teaching the Kavanaugh hearings in a careful and respectful manner a few weeks ago would be the biggest teaching challenge of the semester. I was wrong.
(11/01/18)Michael A. Zeytoonian
Emotional due process. What is that, exactly?
I travel all the time for my job--and part of the traveling experience is vulnerability.
(10/26/18)Michelle Brenner, Julie Brams
It does seem, as we move comfortably into the 21st century, that the earth and the inhabitants within are in constant process of adaption.
(10/26/18)F. Peter Phillips
It’s not often that an excellent court simply misconstrues — or worse ignores — relevant state statutes and superseding federal law.
Over the past year, we have witnessed growing evidence of the massive failures of our legal system to deal properly with a rampant system in which powerful men sexually dominate others, especially women.
In a recent article, Kim Taylor, senior vice president and chief legal and operating officer at JAMS, discusses the importance of inclusion and diversity as it relates to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and specifically arbitration.
(10/05/18)María Victoria Marun, Maria Eugenia Sole
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It is currently common to use expressions such as "polarization" or "crack" to describe the attitudes with which the inhabitants, politicians and governments in different countries raise or debate their problems.