I must admit, I am intrigued by the constant potential convergence of mediation and technology. I recently came across a press release from Colin Rule's new company, Modria. They offer a dispute resolution process for internet based conflicts. If you don't know Colin (really?), he's the guy who set up PayPal and Ebay's dispute resolution program that handled millions of a complaints.
So what is Modria? from the…Continue
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 4, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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I am definitely an unofficial advocate of conflict resolution professionals using and embracing technology for all different reasons. This includes keeping up to date with news and research, networking, and raising awareness of your name and services.
The story out of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services offers some caution to embracing technology. One of FMCS mediators had to be removed from the NHL mediation session due to, according to an article:
Added by Jeff Thompson on December 2, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Way back in 2008, Dan Druckman and I began to explore an issue that had tickled each of us – separately – for a long time:
Students participating in simulation-games seem to learn a lot about negotiation, but we had the feeling that people writing simulation games (including ourselves) learned even more. We conducted several rounds of experiments aimed at exploring this notion – with some very surprising findings.
An article summarizing our full findings will be…Continue