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New Evidence on the Costs of Conflict

June 1, 2011

A recent survey by the international organization, CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development), indicates that managing workplace conflict can take up to 14 days, per case, in management time. Learn more at http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/survey-reports/conflict-management.aspx. Given the expense of such conflict, resolving conflict early, through the use of mediation and other conflict resolution techniques, may be […]

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Mediation and Forgiveness

June 1, 2011

Not all mediations require one party to forgive the other, yet in some mediations an apology on one side and forgiveness on the other, can play an important role in resolving the dispute. To gain insight into the role of forgiveness in mediation, I recently read Fred Luskin’s book, Forgive for Good. Luskin is the […]

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How Mediation Tames the Amygdala

June 1, 2011

One of the reasons that mediation can be an effective tool for resolving disputes is that it acts to moderate the negative effects of anger on a person’s ability to effectively handle a dispute. Research has shown that when people are angry, a portion of the brain called the “amygdala” is affected. In dangerous situations, […]

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Mediation – How it Can Help Cut Costs in Business

March 4, 2011

Most of us experience conflict in our lives; it is human nature to disagree. Businesses, of course, experience conflict as well, but unresolved conflict comes at a significant cost. A survey commissioned by CPP, Inc. indicates that employees around the world deal with conflict, on average, 2.1 hours a week, or one day a month. […]

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