After 28 years of marriage, you wouldn’t be surprised to hear me say my husband I and get into arguments, at times.
Perhaps in our lives we need to take a cue from hostage negotiators.
The inaugural ODR journal: Opening Ways of Knowledge for Hispano America.
The internet has become an indispensable business resource as more companies rely on online tools.
With the advent of COVID-19, workplace conflict and stress have become front of mind problems for many organizations.
This article is a comparison of two facilitation approaches to group decision-making.
This article discusses mediation in Greece, how the “Journey” started and the current situation.
Promoting the Mediators Green Pledge is now the purpose of a new WoMACC site. It seems to be one way to commit to our future. I invite you to sign up to the Green Pledge and to promote it to those you know and work with.
Abriendo Caminos de Conocimiento para LatinoAmerica
This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.
This article discusses new opportunities for cross-border mediation, collaboration and dialogue.
On September 15th, 2020 IDI, the International Distribution Institute organized a webinar focused on possible solutions for re-starting distribution and retail/franchising relationships which have suffered difficulties during lock- down, and which are still suffering difficulties in order to adapt to the restrictive measures imposed by the COVID pandemic.
In her journal article, Professor Archerd advocates for using facilitative techniques to distinguish mediation from other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
This article addresses internal and external skills for mediators to use during this time of Covid-19, to raise awareness of internal biases, and shift those biases in order to skillfully mediate for our clients.
Conflicts impose many concealed costs in businesses, which can compound over time and damage an organization’s bottom line. While a manager or business leader may be uninterested in the good feelings that mediation can generate, they should care about mediation as a highly effective tool for improving their organization’s conflict resolution structure - and balance sheet.
Before the pandemic, losing your internet connectivity was frustrating; now, losing connectivity can truly be detrimental to your health and safety. This article proposes a new model for redress where independent ombudspersons help consumers get fair redress for lost connections, enabling equitable outcomes and leveling the playing field.
Article 30 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration encourages resolution of disputes through a settlement between parties by way of mediation.
A Beginners Guide to Mediation - If you Aren't Doing Empathy or Curiosity, You Probably Aren't Mediating ...
Learning to mediate has been likened to learning to speak another language. Personally, I think it’s more difficult than that.
Fight, Flight, Freeze—that what neurobiologists say are our ancestral (and current) unconscious response choices in a threatening or conflict situation.
This paper summarizes legal and ethical reasons for accessible meditations and provides a summary of how to accomplish this goal.
As part of our special series for Conflict Resolution Month this October, this is our second article where we have highlighted the following research institutes and think tanks across the world.
What can a facilitator do with an extremely persistent person, who refuses to stop interrupting others in mediating or facilitating?
This article will provide a brief overview of the current status of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in India by examining the opportunity and challenges the ODR brings and faces receptively in India.
"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Will mediation fall into this trap?