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Workplace Mediation under the microscope

Workplace Mediation under the microscope

By Fiona Colquhoun, Director, and Daniel Kershen, Foundation Co-ordinator, CEDR Personnel Today, 23rd May 2011, reports on the findings of a conflict management survey, (XpertHR) describing how half of the organisations surveyed have adapted their conflict resolution strategies to include mediation.  This is positive news for long term mediation campaigners such as CEDR.  The survey […]

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Fixing the Middle East – the ingredients of a National Dialogues

Fixing the Middle East – the ingredients of a National Dialogues

by Dr Karl Mackie CBE, mediator and Chief Executive, CEDR Recent events have been moving so fast it is as if several years of history-making events have been squeezed into a matter of weeks. For CEDR, it was important but intriguing, that the Royal Family in Bahrain responded to the recent national unrest with a call […]

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The greatest mediations of the last 20 years

The greatest mediations of the last 20 years

by Eileen Carroll, Mediator and Deputy Chief Executive of CEDR At a special event last night at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, CEDR celebrated its 20th Anniversary with many mediators, both established and newly qualified, by reflecting on 20 years of mediation’s greatest moments. As I have always been closely involved with CEDR from its […]

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Smaller state – bigger society, where will the stresses be?

Smaller state – bigger society, where will the stresses be?

by Dr Karl Mackie CBE Today, as the new Government says it wants to make society ‘bigger’ and the state smaller, by giving over control of the facilities which matter locally to communities, many ears will still be ringing with the news that, as part of the move to reduce public expenditure, the NHS is […]

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Cleaning up conversations

Cleaning up conversations

by Dr Karl Mackie CBE There are challenging conversations which need to held after the Gulf oil leak and the environmental disaster that has beset that region and BP, with many examples of fraught communications in the unfolding events. Over the years CEDR has been fortunate to work with many energy companies, including BP, and […]

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