Mediation Ethics Articles
John Keith wrote the following: “It is inherent in our role that we fight other peoples’ battles, but this duty encourages us to identify with our clients and view their battles as our own.”
When we become too wedded to our own solutions, conflict resolution conversations can get pretty stuck.
One tradition on Crete is the persistence of blood feuds, conflicts between clans that go for generations, involving armed violence and bloodshed.
Remember, we are not just developing an individual practice. We are reshaping a legal culture, while building an industry.
In response to my question, “Do you use “BATNA” wrong?,” I plead guilty, with an explanation.
The idea of our bus tour was to engage local communities in conversations about what was important to them in their area and explore how effective dialogue can aid problem-solving, help resolve contentious issues and reduce conflict.
This article discusses the decision holding that disputes between a putative criminal defendant and a private company contracted by a prosecutor pursuant to a criminal diversion process are not subject to arbitration.
The profound apology has been an essential part of abuse redress schemes adopted by a number of religious institutions in Australia for supporting victims of abuse within their organisations.
This article will explain why the First Department was wrong in 2015 when it unanimously affirmed a lower court’s arbitration decision.
The other day a coaching client told me that she became angry at a man she works with who criticized how she managed a situation.
This topic is a sizable one which raises many sensitive and complex issues well beyond the scope of any snapshot overview.
A whole day of mediation without a “joint meeting”.
This article is number 8 out of 10 Big Ideas on Peace and Justice from the Career of Morton Deutsch.
In recent years, large companies have embraced arbitration as their preferred method of dispute resolution, particularly in international disputes with suppliers, customers and business partners.
The logic behind the time-out method is that if you remove the child from a fun surrounding when they do something wrong, then it will eliminate that behavior.
Even though some would reasonably argue that compassion could make true reconciliation a possibility, what seems apparent is that compassion could at least reliably function as a detector that filters possible solutions from impossible ones.
The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Task Force on Research on Mediator Techniques recently released an excellent report really worth reading.
According to Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website. In business since 1996, Mediate.com has over 6 million annual site visitors and serves as a bridge between professionals offering dispute resolution services and clients needing these services.
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.
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