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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.
According to new data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediator directory website.
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.
Now entering our 24th year, Mediate.com is recognized as a Top Law Firm Directory.
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.
Life imitates art, art imitates life, and both reveal deeper patterns.
I just finished conducting a mediation (lemon law) which did not settle. And I think I know the reason.
Whenever it comes to other people, our prejudices – and a pretty basic lack of knowledge – are what tend to rule.
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Margaret Shaw, recipient of this year's Mary Parker Follett award from ACR, filmed as part of Mediate.com's ' Views from the Eye of the Storm' Video Series.
This article looks at mandatory pre-institution commercial mediation in India and asks is this a premature step in the right direction?
(9/17/18)F. Peter Phillips
This historic Chinese summit discussed discussed implications of the Belt/Road Initiative, announced five years ago.
(9/12/18)L. Randolph Lowry
This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Randy Lowry, President of Lipscomb University and founder of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine.
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On Thursday, August 30, 2018 the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal did the unthinkable.