Introduction by Jon Linden - FacilitatorODR Facilitation vs. Face-to-Face Problem Resolution - Discussion ForumThis Discussion Forum is designed to explore ODR professionals' opinions, feelings and…Continue
"I couldn't agree more, that a Mediator should not tolerate disruptive or inappropriate behavior in an on-line Mediation any more than they should in a Face-to-Face Mediation. I would say that I will tend to spend some additional time in gaining…"
"Hi Giuseppe, I have been a Mediator for the last 14 years. I have done ODR Mediations several times. I did a fair amount of it for SquareTrade/eBay on disputes between buyers and sellers. I am interested in participating in a session. If I wanted to…"
"There was some commentary about Facebook and the lack of penalties for rudeness. Facebook is an odd kind of medium. The is little commonality amongst the billion+ people on the site. Often Facebook is a purely "social interaction" type of…"
"John Turley's comments were prescient with respect to the movie "Too Big To Fail." The entire movie and the title bring to the forefront the question regarding how big is 'Too Big To Fail' therefore, how big does a company…"
This is open to everyone in the ADR field who is interested is opening their mind by reading books (primarily non-ADR), engaging others in discussion with the end result providing a learning and growing experience for each participant.See More
I thank John DeBruyn for that picture of the Javits Center. It was packed full. That picture is from July 20, 2002 when there were 4300 people in the room. It is true that I noted that some people had to be ejected in this dialogue, but NOT…"
"Hi James, Of course, you are absolutely correct. The distance allows for people to hide behind their computers and not look you in the eye. Alas, that is the trick, the skill if you will of the Mediator or the facilitator. It is very much to get…"
"I think that you are very much on track. I believe there are a large number of factors. I mostly have used ODR when all parties have something to gain. When that is the case, the parties have a good reason to be straightforward and good to their…"
I am an enthusiastic reader of books by Alexander McCall Smith who talks about Botswana, Africa. In his books, he emphasizes that the older generation is extremely polite and respectful. But there is constant discussion about how the…"
"Good Morning, Sorry I am a little late this morning, I was catching up on the dialogue. I have been trying to think about the concept of incivility in on line discussions and how it went when I was working with the people who were trying to comment…"
Introduction by Jon Linden - FacilitatorODR Facilitation vs. Face-to-Face Problem Resolution - Discussion ForumThis Discussion Forum is designed to explore ODR professionals' opinions, feelings and experiences using ODR and how ODR differs from standard Face-to-Face Mediation or other Dispute Resolution techniques. In 2002, I was a Facilitator of a series of meetings that were designed to glean feedback and feelings with regard to how the World Trade Center in New York City should be rebuilt…See More
What is your ADR experience? (trainings and education)
Contract Mediator for 9 year with the US EEOC; Presently & for the last 28 years contract Mediator for the NJ Superior Court/Civil Division, Mediator for private Dispute Resolution Cases. Multiple classes in Mediation including 40 Basic Mediation at the Institute of Dispute Resolution in Montclair, NJ, 18 hour Mediation Class by US EEOC in Philadelphia, PA, Instructor for US EEOC Mediation Class in Philadelphia, PA, Instructor for my own Mediation Course in Employment Dispute Resolution and many other classes.
What, if any, ADR organizations or groups do you belong to?
NJ Association of Professional Mediators
What are you hoping to get from ADRhub.com
Participation in Web Focus Groups, Facilitator in one of my own Discussion Groups for Cyberweek, participant in several Webinars and other educational opportunities