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Being a mediator brings surprises along the way. It is remarkable that, after years of waiting for Scotland to pick up the mediation baton, we now have two important initiatives underway.
Employers’ use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) is destroying lives, says Maria Miller MP.
In workplace conflict resolution, just as in any peacebuilding effort, much of the success lies in the parties’ motivation to resolve the dispute.
When it comes to commercial mediations, the first impression is made with the Mediation Statement.
According to brand new 5/22/19 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website, by far!
Mediation should become more prominent than arbitration in the approach to investor-State disputes.
This is an new of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com Managing Editor Dr. Clare Fowler. Bruce discusses growth in the field of mediation generally and the growth of mediation in India specifically.
In this short article, I will discuss a common dispute that I experience as a neutral mediator assigned to resolve the dispute, which is the disagreement between the contractor and client over the project.
Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com is recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory for SEO! Mediate.com is the 8th ranked lawyer directory. No other mediation or ADR directory is listed in the top 100!
For the past year, Conflict Connections and MH Mediate have been developing a set of resources to help people address the ten toughest behaviors at work – everything from gossip to bullying, harassment, and hostile work environments.
Workplace mediation disputes are increasing and changing. To be prepared for this growing field, mediators should look at what skills they will need.
There’s a thin line between a high-performance workplace with high expectations and an organisation poisoned by bullying.
For quite a while a staff member had requested more work on “policy,” anticipating that working on policy would provide greater qualifications for a promotion.
It is fascinating to trace how management has been resolving conflicts arising in production over the past 100 years, how production management developed.
The way we approach problem solving influences the solutions we can see — and are willing to see.
While most of us forge friendships with like-minded people who affirm our strongly held beliefs, we don’t choose our colleagues.
Sometime potential individual clients or institutions and organizations who want to hire me are looking for a quick fix for their longstanding conflict management problems.
A lack of attention to investigating an accusation of assault has cost King’s College NHS Foundation Trust a reported £1 million payout.
Conflict in the workplace can be a damaging and destructive force, which can escalate very quickly.
Every year as Winter Holidays approach, a flurry of articles and blog posts show up with tips and tricks for making the most out of this stressful season. All the information can feel a bit overwhelming, so we thought we’d put together some of our favourite advice. Here are 24 tips for the holidays.
How can well run meetings reduce conflict and promote harmony at work?
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Ken Cloke, author and Founder of Mediators Beyond Borders, filmed as part of Mediate.com's 'Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
Free Expert Interviews for the 10 Toughest Behaviors at Work – Challenging Workplace Behavior Summit
Whether it’s gossip, harassment, or time-sucking interruptions we have all encountered challenging behaviors in the workplace. Have you ever wished you knew what to do when they happened?
His divorce was going really badly: aggressive lawyers on both sides, court battles and blame-ridden affidavits!
The power of trying often gets a bad rap in today’s culture.