The Mediator as Facilitator of Solution

The Mediator as
Facilitator of Solution

Jerome Allan Landau

Participants in a commercial mediation often realize that it is in their financial self-interest to continue business relations in spite of their dispute. They choose mediation as the most sensible and non-antagonistic method to resolve their conflict and continue working together. Mediation is also an attractive dispute resolution process for business professionals because it allows them to personally participate in the decision making process, rather than placing that power into the hands of a third-party arbitrator or judge. [Read more...]

ATTACKING WITH PEACE: THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT

As appeared in “ACResolution” the international magazine for dispute resolution Professionals

“ATTACKING WITH PEACE:
THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT”

By Jerome Allan Landau

 

As a skinny teenager in an all-boys high school in the Bronx, I found life in New York City to be a rather dangerous place.  After “limping home” one more time suffering from the embarrassment and pains of a bully’s blows, my father realized that this bullying had to be stopped before any remaining self-confidence might be “lost in battle.” Boxing classes, then studying the martial art of Karate helped me to fight back physically; yet I was still suffering “inside” from a lack of self-confidence, along with a young man’s sense of fear, anger, and imbalance. [Read more...]