Commercial Mediation Articles
This is the Introduction to "Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age," which will be shared at Mediate.com over the next few weeks.
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 ”
Facilitation can be transformative. It permits employers and employees to engage in authentic dialogue and reach collective decisions aligned with their core values.
The "digitization of mediation," now on steroids with the Covid-19 pandemic, has resulted in dramatic changes and new opportunities for mediators and the mediation field. A part of this includes new meanings for old words.
This article is an opinion piece by one reader and examines if our world leaders responded to the COVID-19 crisis with empathy.
The author discusses the critical need of regional international organizations (RIOs) to intervene in ethnic conflicts, but notes some of the surrounding limitations to creating sustainable peace, such as the level of violence or the restrictions an organization might face in their very design.
This article examines the Singapore Convention: An opportunity to make mediation the default response.
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.
As good financial management skills serve as a blueprint for success, bad money management habits may force you into bigger conflicts in the future.
Nowadays, with the Corona-virus taking precedent over our businesses, professional and personal lives, leaders are facing high levels of stress.
When there is a disruption to any part of the supply chain, the impact is felt globally. We are seeing this now with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
We live in a connected world with intricate networks of supply chain and service relationships and any delay can result in multiple commercial challenges.
On July 31, 2019, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (popularly referred to as the “Singapore Convention”) by the Republic of India.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The law can be a very dangerous thing.
The International Mediation Institute is delighted to present the GPC North America Report—a comparative analysis and recommendations based on open text questions asked at GPC events in the USA and Canada.
Online negotiation offers negotiators and their organizations convenience, speed, and cost savings. But negotiating via email and videoconferencing, in particular, poses challenges that need to be overcome.
For practitioners of the law, mediation is a well-known concept that became part of their lives.
This article addresses an often overlooked asset in divorce, the burial plot, and the surprising negative consequences of failing to address this asset in the divorce decree.
Between 2008 and 2009, 35 employees of France Télécom committed suicide.
Gossip in the office can be very damaging, causing hidden (and sometimes not so hidden) conflicts.
As part of a broader commitment to expand JAMS’ global footprint, the JAMS International Operations group recently organized an event in Beijing, China.
If you are, as they say, a left-brained person, you may find it difficult to manage conflict in the workplace when it springs up between employees.
The fundamental concept of the Convention began in 1958 with the signing of the New York Convention. That concept is the obligation of contracting nation states to give effect to private agreements emerging from alternative dispute resolution.
By the time workplace disputes have reached the attention of Employee Relations, mediation starts to look like a last chance saloon for informal resolution.
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