In This Issue: Marital Mediation: Where Are We Going? • The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators • The Avoiding Culture in Organizations • Empathy In Toxic Partisan Pandemic-Based Conflicts: How Organizational Strategy Can Help Us Do Better • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
The War in Ukraine: Lessons for Mediators by Kenneth Cloke
Every defeat in every war is a tragedy, not merely for the nations, factions, and citizens of countries who have died or been conquered, but for each and all of us everywhere – and not just abstractly, but as very real, very personal losses.
Marital Mediation: Where Are We Going? by Susan K. Boardman
This article addresses the need for further study to help more clearly delineate the process of Marital Mediation from Marital Therapy, and perhaps help MM become more widely known as a legitimate process and therefore utilized as a first attempt at healing the relationship.
Can medical negligence cases be resolved through mediation?
Litigation continues to be the major means by which medical negligence disputes are resolved in Ireland. While the dominant policy agenda focuses on the direct financial cost of litigation, studies have suggested that the need for reform extends beyond financial and temporal concerns.
Dissent and Dialogue: The Role of Mediation in Nonviolent Uprisings
While both mediation and nonviolent resistance have been the subject of significant scholarly work, the connection of the two fields has received less attention. This report explores several questions: When does mediation occur in the context of nonviolent campaigns? Who tends to mediate? What are the challenges, and what are the outcomes?
Fed Up With a Noisy Neighbor? Try Mediation, Not Litigation
There's an old adage in the legal world — divorces are awful, but at least you don't have to live with the person anymore. But, if you sue your neighbor, it can get just as ugly as a divorce, but when it's all over the "enemy" still lives next door.
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