JAMS, the largest provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced it has relocated and expanded its Resolution Center in Las Vegas. The new location is nearly triple the size of the former office with 15,000 square feet and features expansive views of the Las Vegas strip.
The move greatly expands JAMS presence in Las Vegas and signals its commitment to the legal market in the state and region. It also addresses the need for more space as the number…Continue
Added by Lisa Altman on December 19, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments
Let’s face it, we sometimes spend needless time in blame mode about our interpersonal disputes. Just think of all the energy we put out! I’m not always sure what compels blame. Are we trying to take attention away from our wrong-doing? Are we thinking it will make things better if we blame? Or, that we will feel better? Do we want to make things worse? Blaming can be impulsive and we don’t always realize that we have choices about how we react. That is, unless we are getting something out of…Continue
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Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) releases a new dataset which opens up new possibilities for the study of armed conflict. Using these data, useful findings relating to climate…Continue
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 15, 2011 at 8:51pm — No Comments
The new federal agency that holds primary responsibility for regulating consumer protection in the U.S. has created an Ombudsman's Office to assist in the resolution of individual and systemic issues for depository and non-depository entities, and consumers.
The office is characterized by independence, impartiality and…Continue
Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on December 15, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Even though we know that name-calling sounds infantile, sometimes in the heat of anger, we realize we have resorted to blaming with words that hurt, or the other person is verbally attacking us. Unfortunately, the sentiments experienced in these words often echo long after the disagreement is over and may even get dragged into subsequent conversations.
Name-calling is an impulsive habit for responding to something another person says or does that offends us. From the point of…Continue
Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 14, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments
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"For December, we have chosen some of our favorite past shows to support you through the holiday season. Enjoy!"
Summer is here and with it comes more opportunities for great get-togethers with the extended family. Swim parties, barbecues, family reunions, picnics – the possibilities are endless. With multiple generations and all the…Continue
Added by Patricia M Porter on December 14, 2011 at 5:40pm — No Comments
Yet another mediation show is coming. This time on MTV (thanks to Pattie Porter/ @txconflictcoach):
GOT A BEEF WITH YOUR FRIEND OR FOE? NEED VALIDATION… OR MAYBE…Continue
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After a few months’ break, I’m back hunting the web for companies and service providers out there who are offering services which would be very familiar to ODR practitioners and researchers – but do so without making any mention of ODR, and beneath the radar of the ODR field in general. As earlier parts of this hunt have discussed, these…Continue
Added by Noam Ebner on December 12, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments
Dr. Janice McRae, Werner Institute Blog
I like to compare things. Not everyday things like apples and oranges, but unusual pairings…Continue
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When it comes to the wide range of changes that can occur in our professional and personal lives, anything that shifts the status quo – negative or positive – is known to exacerbate feelings of insecurity, vulnerability and other emotions. At these times, many of us are conscious of why we are anxious. For others, our feelings are at an unconscious or subconscious level. We just feel uncomfortable, upset or off-balance and are not quite sure what is specifically bothering…Continue
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