What is Negotiation? Actually, it is surprisingly difficult.
New research is challenging the notion that thinking, problem solving, and decision making take place strictly in the head. And finally giving me some credibility when placing interactive toys in the middle of my mediation table.
Rather than trying to micromanage and control when I got to use the weight machines or a bench, I wanted serenity and harmony instead of getting my way at others’ expense.
Parties in conflict may face a choice among various modes of conflict resolution--litigation, arbitration, mediation, or some other formal or informal process.
President Obama gave his farewell address, which dealt, in part, with building common ground between people divided across so many boundaries.
We are living in interesting times here in America. It is the first time in my lifetime that I can recall a conscious effort to keep my politics and views on issues of ethics and morality to myself–rather than risk making enemies of those whom I trusted to be friends.
This article discusses a New Year's Resolution for bettering relationship and communication.
Even with the inspiration of others, it’s understandable that we sometimes think the world’s problems are so big that we can do little to help.
Not everyone lives the way we do. And just because someone may do things very differently than we might does not mean that what he alleges as happening is false.
Problems that arise in running a family business sometimes manifest themselves as legal claims.
Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems.
Marites Flor was held hostage in the Philippines alongside Canadians John Ridsdel and Robert Hall. She survived. They didn't. This is her story.
Different interactions can cause you to become interested in transactions that you previously were not interested in.
This article examines why scouts and guides have better mental health in later life.
Does mediation do any good? Does it make the world a better place?
It is possible to survive a business break-up without conflict destroying you.
Want to break the advice-giving habit but aren’t sure what to do instead?
Internal conflict resolution systems save huge amounts of money for their organizations.
When things are going well in a marriage, when you've been together for years and years, you can take your spouse for granted.
This is a diagnosis for workplace mediators to include in their trainings.
Professor Robert Condlin, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, has written an interesting paper entitled, “Online Dispute Resolution: Stinky, Repugnant, or Drab.”
This article discusses the film "Arrival," which attempts to make some larger points about language, arguing that the language we speak can actually affect the way we think.
Unless there’s a conflict crisis, the vast majority of conflicts fly under the radar; and the more senior managers are, the less they know!
There was a prominent mediation case that hit the headlines in Germany in October and November this year.
Given that universities are where the ‘best educated’ people go, it is disheartening that so many of them appear to see university as a passport to transgress.