Commercial Mediation Articles
Lawyers love conflict. They thrive on it. If anyone can coexist with conflict, it’s a lawyer.
FUBAR Zoom mediation: A Field Guide for Mediators. FUBAR = Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition
The Franklin County Municipal Court (FCMC), located in Columbus, Ohio offers online, text-message mediation. This article highlights the data from mediations completed entirely online, by text message, in one of FCMC’s mediations programs.
Recently, I did a consultation with two long-term employees who had periodic flare ups of conflict. Here are some of the suggestions I gave the owner.
Biden and Harris won the election, but what exactly did they win? What was lost in the process? And, as mediators and citizens, what do we do next?
This article focuses on a specialized class of employment law and human rights issues where there an overlap exists between matters of creed or religion and the legal relationship. In heterogeneous societies, people will disagree, sometimes passionately and fundamentally, over socio-politics, economics, spirituality and other beliefs and conduct.
It is not surprising that workplace conflict is one of the most talked-about topics in HR. Many different types of people work in an office, and the difference in opinions and personality is usually the cause of workplace conflict.
Mediate.com is launching a project with mediator-designed resources called Build the Toolbox.
This article looks at how to resolve your property dispute as a commercial tenant, home renter, or landlord.
Will the future have room for both virtual and in-person mediation? The pandemic is presenting a generational opportunity for accommodation and change.
This article is a comparison of two facilitation approaches to group decision-making.
This is a personality test, just for those in the dispute resolution field. Because mediators deserve a personality test too.
Article 30 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration encourages resolution of disputes through a settlement between parties by way of mediation.
As more mediators practice via Zoom and experience Zoom fatigue, they are discovering something about themselves.
COVID-19 caused a surge in commercial and interpersonal conflict. At the same time, courts are closed, halting society’s traditional route of dispute resolution.
As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest in the streets, this article examines the subliminal influence of historical racial symbols and practices namely, statues and monuments, slave plantation sites and tours, market houses where slaves were sold, and street names that bear the scars of slavery.
No two human beings are alike; therefore, it's not surprising that people often disagree, and these disagreements can lead to conflicts.
In the US, and in different ways in countries around the world, we are now facing five, and perhaps six significant crises, each with its own distinct set of conflicts.
Practicing effective communication is one of the most impactful ways to prevent conflict in the workplace.
This article combines voices from all 7 continents as they discuss how COVID has affected the conflict resolution field around them.
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19--Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America
This article discusses the "Community Spread" of Mediation in a Post COVID-19 World.
Apologies for medical errors and poor medical outcomes are typically omitted from the practice of medicine in the classic tort malpractice approach to managing communication to the detriment of injured patients.
According to brand new 8/16/2020 data from Alexa.com, Mediate.com is most visited and most linked mediation website, by far!
Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. The objective of the Seven Keys is to encourage discussion among all stakeholders on navigating mediation’s best future.
This article from Harvard's "The Practice," shines a light on ODR and its evolution using Colin Rule’s career as a guide. In building ODR systems for the world’s largest online marketplace and for court systems across the country, Rule’s career offers a window through which to observe and understand the larger ODR movement—a movement that is all the more important as the world grapples with the continued impacts of COVID-19.