Negotiation Articles

Negotiation Articles


ACR Taskforce on Safety: Recommended Guidelines -- Part 2 in Series

(11/15/19)Stephen Kotev

The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Taskforce on Safety in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has drafted the ADR Safety Planning to promote the safety of practitioners and participants in ADR processes. This is part 2 in the series--discussing specific safety guidelines.

Worry About Hornets

(11/08/19)Ronald S. Kraybill

On September 11, 2019, President Trump warned about what America would do if attacked again.

Interdisciplinarity Mediation and the Singapore Agreement

(11/04/19)Alberto Elisavetsky, María Victoria Marun

Every action of life implies a movement of the framework of human rationality, of the interdisciplinarity of things, because it is linked to countless facts and actions of life.

Halloween Solutions for Divorced Parents: The Best Treat for Your Children

(10/28/19)Michael Aurit

Halloween may not be as meaningful as other seasonal holidays, but for divorced or separated parents and their children, feelings of “missing out” on fun times can be very challenging.

Conflict: Getting In Our Own Way

(10/25/19)Cinnie Noble

It happens, at times, that we get in our own way when a conflict erupts or is about to.

Ready to Rumble

(10/25/19)Peter Adler

These days are full of turmoil and fast moving social and political issues that quickly escalate into “identity disputes.”

Arbitration Jurisprudence Takes Strange Turn

(10/25/19)F. Peter Phillips

The twisted course of arbitration jurisprudence in New Jersey has taken yet another peculiar detour.

What to Do After You Get Your Divorce Judgment

(10/25/19)Joy Rosenthal

When we submit your divorce papers to the court in order to obtain a Judgment of Divorce (JOD), the terms of the Settlement Agreement become the law.

Advice for Divorcing Men: Common Mistakes in Divorce and How To Avoid Them

(10/18/19)Denise French

One of the most common mistakes in divorce is making promises too soon--here are a few others.

A Teacher’s First Mediation Experience Over One Semester

(10/18/19)Joanne Kilgour Dowdy

This story unveils my initial exposure to the mediation process through the intakes done weekly for students experiencing conflict in a college setting. Over the course of a semester it becomes evident to me that learning to do intakes properly is important to successful mediation.

The Reality of Impasse: Show me the money!

(10/11/19)Phyllis Pollack

It is funny how sometimes the stars align to suddenly highlight an issue that was nowhere in my conscious brain before then.

It Ain’t My Fault: How Best to Manage Workplace Conflict

(10/10/19)Amy Robertson

Workplace conflicts sometimes make me think of a song by the country-music duo Brothers Osborne called “It Ain’t My Fault.”

The Good and Bad of Anger in Negotiation!

(10/04/19)Phyllis Pollack

I wonder whether the use of anger in negotiations is helpful or harmful.

Change the Frame: The Picture Changes

(9/30/19)Cinnie Noble

How have you framed your conflict?

Trust At Work

(9/30/19)Maria Simpson

Brush up on your workplace conflict resolution skills--and build up some trust in your employees.

Interview with Bruce Edwards - The Future of Mediation and Mediation in India

(9/23/19)Bruce Edwards

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.

US Appeals Court in “Manifest Disregard” Claim Instructs Arbitrator to Clarify “Irreconcilable Determinations”

(9/20/19)Mark Kantor

I draw to your attention an interesting recent approach from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit towards an argument that an arbitration award should be set aside for manifest disregard of the law.

Effective Communication Makes for Optimal Mediation - Part 1

(9/13/19)Laura Tarcea

This article is a look at the implications of communication skills in the context of family mediation and recommendations.

The Mediator's Toolkit: Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes

(9/13/19)Gerry O'Sullivan

Mediators need to formulate and ask incisive questions that challenge entrenched thinking and shift perspectives.

Three Sides to Every Story

(9/12/19)Cinnie Noble

When we talk about an interpersonal dispute between two people, we commonly say there are two sides to every story – the other person’s version of events and issues and our own.

Pouring a Little Psychological Cold Water on ODR

(9/12/19)Beth Graham

In her scholarly work, Professor Sternlight looks at the potential good and bad aspects of online dispute resolution (“ODR”).

The African Promise

(9/12/19)Hiro Aragaki

Diversity in ADR is an important topic of late.

Homework on Conflict Styles

(9/06/19)Ronald S. Kraybill

Life spares none from conflict. But unfortunately the word has not yet reached the schools that train professionals.

What’s Sex Got to Do With it: Questioning Research on Gender & Negotiation

(9/06/19)Michael Moffitt

What this means is that while women are not recognized for the skills at which they might be inherently better, it also means that we are failing men by not highlighting opportunities for growth and improvement.

Choose the Road Less Traveled in Conflict

(9/06/19)Meredith Richardson

Are you stuck in a rut in your relationship with someone?

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