Health Care Mediation Articles
This series examines how the 7 continents are dealing with conflict during COVID. This one examines the view from Asia.
I am calling upon all Professional Mediators to deploy as a powerful peacemaking force in our current national crisis.
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19--Voices from Seven Continents of the World: North America
This article series includes viewpoints on the current state of conflict resolution from all 7 continents. This article focuses on North America.
Fundamentally, mediators work with people’s psychologies and identities, their worldviews and self-views - everything that makes up what it is to be a human being.
The message is to socially distance ourselves from others. But what if it’s your partner you want to socially distance yourself from?
Over the last week, a group of conflict engagement practitioners have created a statement of intent regarding racism. The idea started with Susanne Terry who, with Bernie Mayer and input from a number of other interested persons, created, "Constructive Conflict and Strategic Disruption: A Statement from Conflict Engagement Practitioners."
As the internet has evolved and expanded, it has greatly affected our lifestyle and modes of communication, making it easier for cross-country trading and interactions.
Those of us who have been working for many years, not only in the academic field, but also in a practical way in On Line Dispute Resolution (ODR), that we call on line or electronic, feel that in these times "the future is here ”
Amidst all the pandemic grief and fear, people step up in big ways to help each other.
My first real-life experience with pandemic-forced online dispute resolution was in early April — a baptism by fire.
In this outstanding collection of essays, there are tips for managing disagreements, guidelines for handling children’s needs, information about finances, and even a recipe for Quarantine Cookies.
A new order of social coexistence, consumption, work, family model, resulting from a revolution caused by the invisible enemy COVID-19.
The Coronavirus will be followed by a plague of lawsuits due to the inability of individuals and companies to honor contractual obligations.
The Coronavirus Crisis Provides an Opportunity to Adopt Better Systems for Licensing Lawyers than the Bar Exam
At one point, 34 states had diploma privilege rules but then the “ABA Code of Recommended Standards for Bar Examiners stated individuals should not be admitted to practice without passing a written bar exam.”
Impatience can be a big contributor to conflict, and an obstacle to effective conflict resolution.
As their own practices slow down, some mediators are volunteering to offer free consultations and negotiation sessions to try and find solutions and some emotional comfort for people who are riddled with anxiety and a lack of knowledge.
What does it mean to learn the art of verbal self-defense? First, it means understanding the purpose and establishing a mindset behind this approach.
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has hit us all like a ton of bricks, particularly over the past week, as each day brings a new development.
Think "I Can" like it's your first day on the job, everyday.
This article is an opinion piece by one reader and examines if our world leaders responded to the COVID-19 crisis with empathy.
Expedited Arbitration and Party Autonomy Are Key Solutions to Resolving COVID-19-Related Supply Chain Disruptions
The equation is immutable: disruption of supply chains + intervention by governments to manage noncommercial priorities = dramatic increase in disputes among private business entities. COVID-19 has brought much production, transport and commercial activity to a near halt.
We still need to face the climate change problem in the future and, in any event, it is very likely that we will need to adapt our working practices in many of the ways suggested in the draft Pledge described below to accommodate the next several months of working in relative isolation.
As good financial management skills serve as a blueprint for success, bad money management habits may force you into bigger conflicts in the future.
Stay at home orders have been issued, work and schools have closed down, everyone is home together. So now what?