Negotiation Articles

Negotiation Articles


It’s Not Just About the Money and Other Food for Thought for Mediators

(4/12/19)John Sturrock

A number of recent mediations have reaffirmed some essentials which I share here in the hope that they might be helpful to others.

Preparing Clients for Mediation: a quick communications course before the first meeting

(4/12/19)Keren Khaya Abrams

In that couple-week wait from scheduling to the first meeting, could be a ripe and highly motivated time for Mediation clients to tune up on skillful communications.

Dr. Joshua Weiss shares his TED talk on The Wired Negotiator

(4/08/19)Joshua N. Weiss

Dr. Joshua Weiss shares his TED talk on The Wired Negotiator.

Mediation in Ayodhya Dispute: Possibilities for Collaborative Resolution

(4/08/19)Ashish Kumar

This article discusses the importance of Judicial Mandate for Ayodhya Mediation.

5 Tips for Coping With Divorce And Child Custody With a High-Conflict Ex

(4/08/19)Ann Cerney

‘Child Custody’ is becoming an outdated concept.

Lead Without Bullying

(4/01/19)Ronald S. Kraybill

We’re reading a lot these days about leaders who bully.

HOBAS: Understanding the Data Behind U.S. Crisis Hostage Negotiation

(4/01/19)Jeff Thompson

Working with the FBI, I had access to the Hostage Barricade Database System (HOBAS) and put out what I believe to be is the most current up-to-date information on law enforcement negotiation statistics.

New Interview with Bruce Edwards - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society

(4/01/19)Bruce Edwards

This is a new interview of Bruce Edwards by Mediate.com Managing Editor Clare Fowler as part of Mediate.com's interview series: "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society." Bruce discusses growth in the field of mediation generally and the growth of mediation in India specifically.

Construction Dispute Prevention and Mediation

(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.

Time to Think About Jurisdiction and Look to Scotland

(4/01/19)Jim Cormack

It should be remembered that Scotland has so much genuine quality to offer this market with the business, revenue, employment and other benefits which it can bring to the economy of Scotland as a leading service provider.

What Challenging Workplace Behavior Are You Dealing with in the New Year?

(3/22/19)Patricia Porter

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.

New Jersey Statute Regulates Settlement Agreements

(3/22/19)F. Peter Phillips

Many New Jersey mediators consider it their responsibility to encourage parties’ counsel, when drafting an MOU memorializing a settlement agreement at the end of a mediation, to include words to the effect that, while further documentation is contemplated, the parties agree to be bound by the terms in the MOU.

Core Negotiation Skills: Tools for Resolving Complex Political Disputes and Other Seemingly Intractable Disputes

(3/21/19)Gregg Relyea

The attempted negotiation concerning the government shutdown and border security is viewed by many as a tragedy of historic proportion, serving up examples of hubris, ignorance of established negotiation practices, and brinksmanship.

Will More Harassment Training Ever Work?

(3/17/19)Arran Heal, Richard Peachey

A new study has claimed 44% of UK business directors haven’t had any training on workplace harassment.

The Hypothetical or Trial Balloon Tactic

(3/15/19)Phyllis Pollack

When on a recent cruise, I had a real lesson in negotiating!

Wanted: Diverse Divorce Practitioners. Why Diversity is Good for All of Us

(3/15/19)Valerie Qian

Couples from all backgrounds can benefit from help from diverse family law practitioners.

The Impact of Mediation in India

(3/08/19)Arjun Pal

How has mediation impacted India?

Embodied Conflict - Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

(3/02/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Maybe, It’s Not As Bad As You Think

(3/01/19)Cinnie Noble

There are times when I’ve found myself reacting poorly to something another person says or does and then, discover I misinterpreted their intent.

Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication

(3/01/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Building Blocks of Mediation, Communication, and Feedback

(3/01/19)Steven Goldman

As I reflect on my 20 years in the mediation field things always seem to point to a few common denominators of why I am sitting at the table attempting to help others facilitate a meaningful and productive discussion.

What's Aspiration and What's Bullying?

(3/01/19)Arran Heal

There’s a thin line between a high-performance workplace with high expectations and an organisation poisoned by bullying.

Mediation vs. Litigation for High-Conflict Divorce

(3/01/19)Michele Lowrance

A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option than litigation for high-conflict cases.

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Ideological Divide - Part 1

(2/26/19)Milan Slama, Kenneth Rasmussen

This article discusses the ideological divide looking at conflict from both a mediator's (Part 1) and a therapist's perspective (Part 2).

Two Shrewd Legislative Negotiators / Mediators

(2/22/19)John Lande

This is a little-known story of how Barbara Jordan mediated a comprehensive agreement on immigration policy.

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