Delighted to post this important study and discussion from FOB Rishi Batra When discussing gender differences in the way that women and men negotiate, much of the well-known literature suggests, “women don’t ask” – i.e. that women are less likely to negotiate for salaries, raises, or promotions, at least when negotiating for themselves. This is … Continue reading Do Women Ask?
In case you missed it, and continuing with our series of non-apology or otherwise problematic apologies, here is SNL’s take on Donald Trump’s recent efforts toward making an apology.
We have such an incredible group of people in our community doing wonderful work in so many different areas. Forty years ago, at the 1976 Pound Conference, Frank Sander proposed the multi-door courthouse. Before then, mediation and arbitration had been widely used in the labor context for decades but there wasn’t much else going on … Continue reading Global Pound Conference, Papal Encyclical on the Environment, and Cyberweek
From my colleague, S.I. Strong: Young OGEMID (a listserve for junior specialists in international arbitration) is holding its fourth “virtual” symposium, this time on lateral moves/hires in international arbitration. Virtual symposia are conducted entirely by email, so people can follow the discussion as closely as they want (or not). This format is also very interactive, since listserve members can pose questions directly to the speakers. … Continue reading Virtual Symposium: “Move It! Lateral Hires in International Arbitration”
Randy Lowry is the President of Lipscomb University, but better known in these parts as the founder of the Straus Institute at Pepperdine. Here’s a link to an interview he did on mediate.com with longtime mediator Robert Benjamin as a part of Mediate.com’s “The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm” series. Enjoy.
It is my pleasure to introduce Danny Fridberg, a visiting scholar in the University of Oregon Judaic Studies department. Danny is completing a PhD at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research focuses on psycho-social transformative processes in situations of violent conflicts. We are lucky to … Continue reading Welcome Danny Fridberg
The New York Times has an interesting article today on how to get people to evacuate when big storms are coming. For those of us who study negotiation and persuasion, it’s instructive to see how disaster professionals conduct these kinds of short-term negotiations with huge groups of people. Here are the first three pieces of … Continue reading Negotiating to Evacuate
Regarding my earlier post, here is an update from FOI Kristen Blankley (Nebraska): The students at the University of Nebraska College of Law were interested in seeing additional programming in areas such as cultural competency, diversity, and access to justice. Responding to those ideas, the student-led initiative received support and coordination from the Law College’s … Continue reading Student-Facilitated Community Conversations, Continued