I’ve commented before on the wonderful work done by the Distance Mediation Project conducted by the Mediate BC Society in British Columbia. As I’ve noted in this piece on e-mediation, they were the first to conduct serious evaluation on a carefully structured e-mediation project. Based on this experience, the Distance Mediation Project…Continue
I’ve recently received several queries from people interested in hearing about mediation in Israel – development, opportunities, market and to on. In partial response, I’ve uploaded a book chapter I co-authored in 2007 about ADR in Israel. While it is not a perfect picture of the state of the art in Israel today, most of the information there is still relevant and can provide background for people wanting to investigate…Continue
Just about anybody who has ever studied or trained with me has had the experience of engaging in The Pasta Wars, a Prisoner’s Dilemma simulation-game I developed with Yifat Winkler. Thank you all for helping us perfect it!
For all those of you who are now teachers or trainers yourselves – I’ve uploaded the game, complete with a teacher’s…Continue
ODR: Theory and Practice (2012) edited by Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Dan Rainey and Ethan Katsh, has been selected to receive CPR Institute's prestigious Annual Book Award. This book, the first comprehensive textbook on ODR, includes chapters by many of the leading innovators, practitioners and thinkers in the field. The book includes separate chapters on each of the leading processes (e-arbitration, e-mediation, etc.), as well as chapters adressing central themes in ODR…Continue
How can we assess with any accuracy whether someone is lying to us through online communication media? And - what can we do to prevent it? This article spotlights an issue that anybody practicing ODR needs to consider.
The concept of interparty trust has often been raised with regards to ODR. This topic has been a central discussion forum in Cyberweek for the past several years, and is the topic of many articles on ODR.
The perspective taken has usually that of…Continue