Mediation Ethics Articles
How is the best version of yourself different from the second best version of you?
As they say, if two people always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
Given that universities have only two primary tasks -- teaching and research – they ought to be willing to invest as much in improving the quality of their teaching as they do in providing an elaborate infrastructure to support basic and applied research.
Recently a conflict management coaching client told me she had “cried her eyes out” about a dispute she is having with a co-worker.
Mediations and their participants never cease to amaze me.
10 big ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch - this is piece 7 which focuses on justice.
An Important Choice: What to Do and Say After Violence?
One of the unexpected obligations as a lecturer in law at a major university is that I must participate in harassment prevention training. One topic caught my attention although it was barely mentioned: micro-affirmations.
Kindness and empathy can defuse conflict at work, or disagreements even in the midst of disasters.
Starting a cross-borders mediation center between the US and the Middle East requires interacting with professionals on both continents. Despite appearing differences within both cultures, it seems when programmed patterns are utilized, and no longer serve, professionals shift their behaviors to the total opposite.
When you are in conflict, what are your unmet needs? What are the unmet needs of the person with whom you are in conflict?
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.
We all have cognitive biases.
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.
In this article, I aim to identify two opposite interests associated with the settlement of domestic violence cases, and look at the Indian law to see how those two interests are equitably balanced, therefore, providing a recommended way forward, not necessarily a perfect one, to handle cases related to domestic violence.
I share a tale of two wrongful dismissal mediations conducted weeks’ apart.
When we notice resistance, a typical response is to try persuading them out of their resistance.
The disruptive force of technology has led to innovative dispute resolution practices that increase access to justice and also raise new ethical considerations.
This is a book review by Todd Jarvis of The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict by Aaron Wolf.
As practitioners and clients alike are well aware, international arbitration is not without its risks.
The National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being just issued its report, The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change.
On June 22, 2017, the California Law Revision Commission issued its Tentative Recommendation following its study to create an exception to mediation confidentiality (Study K-402).
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