Commercial Mediation Articles
Conflict in the workplace is extremely costly.
For practitioners of the law, mediation is a well-known concept that became part of their lives.
This article addresses an often overlooked asset in divorce, the burial plot, and the surprising negative consequences of failing to address this asset in the divorce decree.
Between 2008 and 2009, 35 employees of France Télécom committed suicide.
Gossip in the office can be very damaging, causing hidden (and sometimes not so hidden) conflicts.
As part of a broader commitment to expand JAMS’ global footprint, the JAMS International Operations group recently organized an event in Beijing, China.
If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage conflict in the workplace when it springs up between employees.
The fundamental concept of the Convention began in 1958 with the signing of the New York Convention. That concept is the obligation of contracting nation states to give effect to private agreements emerging from alternative dispute resolution.
By the time workplace disputes have reached the attention of Employee Relations, mediation starts to look like a last chance saloon for informal resolution.
As a business owner, it’s extremely important to familiarize yourself with dispute resolution and the processes you need to take depending on the severity of a case.
Whether you’ve just received your first team leadership assignment or have been doing this for a while, it can be helpful to remind yourself – or become aware of – some guidelines for team leaders that can make your job easier.
Workplace conflicts sometimes make me think of a song by the country-music duo Brothers Osborne called “It Ain’t My Fault.”
This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com's Managing Editor, Dr. Clare Fowler. Mr. Edwards discusses the growth in the field of mediation generally and the growth of mediation in India specifically.
This excellent news report from India shows the new Delhi Mediation Center. Unfortunately, it seems that the sign above the door inadvertently says "Meditation Room." Oops!
(8/11/19)Prathamesh D Popat
Every society, every community, every culture has some or the other form/s of resolving the disputes faced by their constituents. Often, the longer and more prosperous the lineage, the more refined and varied the mechanisms.
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.
(4/01/19)Wean Khing Wong
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.
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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.