Working memory is like a mental sticky note, cognitive workspace for holding and processing information relevant to whatever we’re doing or about to do.
Another big idea on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch.
On September 28, 2017, the California Law Revision Commission met to review the public comments it had received to its Tentative Recommendation (issued in June 2017) following its study to create an exception to mediation confidentiality (Study K-402).
“From litigation to conflict resolution” describes what happens with most contested legal disputes; they tend to follow a trajectory from an adversarial to a more cooperative process.
Consumer Mediation in the European Union: A Beginner's Guide to Mediation Under Directive 2013/11/EU
The use of mediation in resolving consumer disputes has always been a subject of curiosity, generating much debate.
Got Conflict? Are you a worker taking on short projects or “gigs?”
On July 13, 2017, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed an Apology Law.
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.
In 2007, after twenty-three, war-torn years of litigation, I just knew that there had to be a better way of resolving conflict in people’s lives. Thus began my quest – my journey into the world of alternate dispute resolution.
Ten Reasons Why Mediation Creates a Holistic Approach in Generating More Love & Compassion in Family Conflicts
The article is about general foundations and principles of family conflicts in relationship to mediation focus. The overall article is a summary study in 10 steps for family conflicts through mediation process.
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.
If you believe someone is aggressive, could they behave more aggressively with you than with others?
I share a tale of two wrongful dismissal mediations conducted weeks’ apart.
Noted lawyer Gerry Spence is as accomplished a painter as he is a trial lawyer. In both of these activities Spence creates canvases. More importantly, he understands in both pursuits that he is the painter and not the painting.
When we notice resistance, a typical response is to try persuading them out of their resistance.
We should work hard to approach conflicts as mutually shared problems.
Private Dispute Resolution in International Business; Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration - Book Review
This is a book review by Michael Leathes of Private Dispute Resolution in International Business; Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration by Klaus Peter Berger.
This is a book review by Joshua Weiss of the book Mastering the Art of Negotiation.
Accountability of ADR practitioners is important to ensure the credibility and effectiveness of ADR processes.
In negotiating a divorce agreement, it’s important to understand how the spouses negotiated with each other during their marriage.
As practitioners and clients alike are well aware, international arbitration is not without its risks.
While mention of reflective practice in the field of mediation has grown in recent years, its use is still not standardized in the work of most mediators.
This article describes ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch.