Facilitation Articles

Facilitation Articles


Fostering Mediation in the Middle East Construction Industry

(5/22/20)Rafat Sweileh

Whilst the construction industry worldwide is plagued by disputes, construction disputes in the Middle East have two distinct characteristics.

The Death of Traditional Mediation - An Obituary

(5/18/20)Paul Rajkowski

Traditional mediation was not a "one size fits all."

Empathy in Mediation

(5/17/20)Sarathi Susheela

Empathy is considered as the “Soul of Mediation.”

COVID-19 World Disorder and Reflection for Conflict Management with the Use of ODR Platforms

(5/17/20)Celeida Maria Celentano Laporta

A new order of social coexistence, consumption, work, family model, resulting from a revolution caused by the invisible enemy COVID-19.

Bold Moves

(5/08/20)Christopher Sheesley

This was conflict resolution blasphemy.

10 Co-parenting Recommendations for the COVID-19 Crisis, A Mediator’s Perspective

(5/08/20)Anju D. Jessani

Courts look to prior events or precedents in establishing policy, and also in measuring reasonableness, when parties are in a dispute.

Mediating Amidst a Crisis: Is Online Mediation a Solution for India?

(5/08/20)Sandhya Swaminathan, Kartiyeka Singh

Dispute resolution mechanisms in India on the other hand, have not kept up with time and technology.

Will Your Relationship Survive the Coronavirus Lockdown?

(5/08/20)Rachael Pace

6 Tips to Strengthen your Relationship during Covid-19 Lockdowns

The Space Between Unpeace and Peace

(5/04/20)Cinnie Noble

Honor the space between no longer and not yet, Nancy Levin.

Getting Started in Mediation

(5/04/20)Gregg Relyea

Mediation is a young, exciting, and expanding field of practice.

Impatience, Conflict, and Covid-19

(5/04/20)Lorraine Segal

Impatience can be a big contributor to conflict, and an obstacle to effective conflict resolution.

Five Reasons Why You Must Listen at Mediation

(5/03/20)Sarah Ater

This article explains the importance of active listening at mediation. It uses five points to illustrate what can be achieved when both the mediator and the parties actively listen to each other.

Are Demographics Destiny for Technology in Mediation?

(5/03/20)Gary Doernhoefer

The age demographics of consumers of mediation services and mediators themselves will likely drive the adoption of technology to assist in the delivery of mediation services in the very near future.

Mediators Are Society’s PPE for Conflict and Difficult Decisions

(4/29/20)Forrest (Woody) Mosten

As their own practices slow down, some mediators are volunteering to offer free consultations and negotiation sessions to try and find solutions and some emotional comfort for people who are riddled with anxiety and a lack of knowledge.

Helping Not Hoarding

(4/24/20)Bernard Morrow

The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has hit us all like a ton of bricks, particularly over the past week, as each day brings a new development.

Research Shows We Can Work Toward Peace Through Understanding

(4/24/20)Natalie Davis

This article addresses how our brain reacts when we feel understood versus when we don’t feel understood.

Using MagicEye to Teach the Art of Reframing

(4/23/20)Brendan Schutte

“I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”

Cutback Planning: Consultation in a Time of Retrenchment

(4/21/20)Peter Adler, Kem Lowry

Unexpected belt-tightening is unpleasant. It unravels expectations and invokes fear. The more severe the shock, the more severe the manifestations can be. If you are a leader, you are also suddenly thrust into “crisis management” mode, which raises questions. What is your strategy?

The Next New Normal in Law, Dispute Resolution, and Legal Education

(4/17/20)John Lande

A recent post anticipates that as we go through the current crisis, we will develop a “crisis new normal” and, after we recover from the crisis, a “normal new normal” (NNN).

Why?

(4/17/20)Phyllis Pollack

I just finished reading a book entitled, Start With Why? By Simon Sinek (Penguin Group, New York, 2009) which posits a simple thesis on why some organizations are very successful and others are not.

Introducing a New Definition of Mediation

(4/17/20)Greg Rooney

Some say mediation is “The insertion of a human buffer between people who need assistance to interact with each other.”

It's Time to Talk....

(4/17/20)Kathleen Kauth

Talking about end of life wishes is never fun, and seldom easy.

Be Kind

(4/17/20)Janet Mueller

We need to keep in mind that everyone is having a tough time and treat them with kindness.

ODR in Africa: The Emergent Face of Dispute Resolution Post COVID 19

(4/17/20)Morenike Obi-Farinde

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore what most people in emerging economies particularly in some countries in sub-Africa have never really given a thought to - working from home.

Being Transparent

(4/10/20)Phyllis Pollack

We are all facing a “new normal.”

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Dr. Grether's office in Carlsbad is conveniently located to San Diego, Orange and Riverside Counties for in-person services. He also provides Nationwide VideoMediation (videoconferencing), and TeleMediation (telephone mediation) services.

Craig B. Grether, Ph.D.
2173 Salk Avenue, Suite 250
Carlsbad, California 92008
Phone: (760) 477-8585
Toll Free: (877) 654- JUST (5878)

Copyright © 2004 - by Craig B. Grether, Ph.D..
All rights are reserved.
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