What's Happening in Conflict Resolution" is a weekly round up of the all the ADR news, jobs, events and more. Check it out each week and view past versions [HERE].
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May 26, 2015
By Katie Shonk on May 25, 2015
Here is a win win negotiation case study using mind mapping, a negotiation skill you should consider adding to your negotiation and conflict management strategies.
In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, Zack Anchors describes how financial advisor Rob O'Dell of Wheaton Wealth Partners of Wheaton, Illinois used the unconventional technique in an attempt to help a client negotiate the sale of his shares of the family business to his younger brother, who hoped to pass the business on to his children.
Tom A. Kosakowski- The National Association of REALTORS® will require all state and local associations to provide Ombudsman Services by January 1, 2016 pursuant to Professional Standards Policy Statement #59. According to a press release, "It is the belief of the National Association’s Professional Standards Committee that many ethics complaints might be averted with enhanced communications and initial problem-solving capacity at the local level."
This is an excellent book on identity, culture and how these relate to conflict. The book exposes the inconvenient truth about the relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico that few USAmericans are aware of - and the ramifications this has on the relationship between Puerto Ricans and the United States.
My colleague Jackie Font of the Werner Institute, ladies and gentlemen. This goes into the "and I knew her way back when!" category!
By: Luc Rinaldi/HuffingtonPost.ca
Mom has Alzheimer's disease, your siblings refuse to talk to one another, and your kids are too busy to lend a helping hand.
Somehow, all the caregiving duties have been left to you. What to do?
Call an elder mediator.
Read more [here].