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Facilitation Articles

Facilitation Articles


Self-Blame in Conflict

(3/22/19)Cinnie Noble

It happens for many of us that we take on the whole responsibility of our interpersonal conflicts – to our detriment.

What Challenging Workplace Behavior Are You Dealing with in the New Year?

(3/22/19)Patricia Porter

For the past year, Conflict Connections and MH Mediate have been developing a set of resources to help people address the ten toughest behaviors at work – everything from gossip to bullying, harassment, and hostile work environments.

Name Your Anger

(3/22/19)Maria Simpson

Disagreements often start when someone doesn’t want to discuss something or take a necessary action, and someone else accuses that person of avoiding.

New Jersey Statute Regulates Settlement Agreements

(3/22/19)F. Peter Phillips

Many New Jersey mediators consider it their responsibility to encourage parties’ counsel, when drafting an MOU memorializing a settlement agreement at the end of a mediation, to include words to the effect that, while further documentation is contemplated, the parties agree to be bound by the terms in the MOU.

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part 3

(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.

Core Negotiation Skills: Tools for Resolving Complex Political Disputes and Other Seemingly Intractable Disputes

(3/21/19)Gregg Relyea

The attempted negotiation concerning the government shutdown and border security is viewed by many as a tragedy of historic proportion, serving up examples of hubris, ignorance of established negotiation practices, and brinksmanship.

Will More Harassment Training Ever Work?

(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.

Repurposing Our Conflicts

(3/17/19)Cinnie Noble

What is the purpose of the conflict?

Green Book’s Insights Into a Deeper Diversity

(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.”

The Hypothetical or Trial Balloon Tactic

(3/15/19)Phyllis Pollack

When on a recent cruise, I had a real lesson in negotiating!

Companies Need You!

(3/15/19)Clare Fowler

Workplace mediation disputes are increasing and changing. To be prepared for this growing field, mediators should look at what skills they will need.

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide - Part 2

(3/15/19)Kenneth Rasmussen, Milan Slama

This article by Ken Rasmussen and Milan Slama is the second part to discuss the current political divide.

Control Emotions Better by Labeling Them

(3/10/19)Tammy Lenski

When we want to control emotions better in the midst of a difficult conversation, we may try to ignore the unwelcome emotion or try the opposite, indulge it.

Pew Charitable Trusts Calls for Standardization of US Court ODR Programs

(3/10/19)Beth Graham

The Pew Charitable Trusts (“Pew”) has reportedly issued a call for the establishment of a national body to standardize online dispute resolution (“ODR”) procedures in civil courts across the United States.

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Jeff Krivis

(3/09/19)Jeffrey Krivis

New interview with mediation leader and author Jeff Krivis by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Lost in a Conflict Story

(3/08/19)Lorraine Segal

You can’t heal a conflict if you get lost in your own story.

Community Mediation Funding

(3/08/19)Brennan Frazier

NAFCM announces new funding agreement with JAMS.

The Impact of Mediation in India

(3/08/19)Arjun Pal

How has mediation impacted India?

Ten Things Government Should Do to Make Mediation Effective in India

(3/08/19)Nikhil Ransingh

As a young republic, India and Indians have stepped up to the challenge and have successfully come within sniffing distance of setting up all the essential and necessary infrastructure that one has accustomed to associate with a modern, economic superpower of the 21st century.

Mediation Essentials – Case Study of Delhi High Court Rules

(3/08/19)Amartya Bag

What can you do if you think your case cannot be resolved by mediation?

The Place of Mediation: New Interview with Don Saposnek

(3/07/19)Donald T. Saposnek

This is a new interview with Don Saposnek, long-time leader in the field of divorce mediation and best supporting the interests of children in divorce, by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Place of Mediation" video series.

Mediation As An Effective ADR Mechanism

(3/03/19)Anveksha Padhye

In this article, Anveksha Padhye does a critical analysis on whether mediation is an effective ADR mechanism or not.

Embodied Conflict - Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

(3/02/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Kickboxing Provides a Lesson for Mediators

(3/02/19)Denise Evans

There are three aspects of being, which the martial arts aim to develop: Body, Mind, and Spirit. This article draws the parallels between these concepts in kickboxing and mediation.

Maybe, It’s Not As Bad As You Think

(3/01/19)Cinnie Noble

There are times when I’ve found myself reacting poorly to something another person says or does and then, discover I misinterpreted their intent.

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