News Release- For Immediate Release
President Obama Appoints Marvin Johnson to the Federal Service Impasses Panel
The International Academy of Mediators (IAM) is pleased to announce that President Obama has appointed IAM President Marvin E. Johnson, a widely-respected and Mediator, Arbitrator, Trainer and Educator, to the Federal Service Impasses Panel....To read the full press release CLICK HERE!
Replacing Joint Sessions with Learning Conversations
By: Eric Galton, IAM Distinguished Fellow
I have been experimenting with a process variation: I no longer have joint sessions with opening presentations. Instead, I host learning conversations.
I’m hosting learning conversations in almost all pre-suit mediations and in litigated cases in which little discovery has been done, barring a specific reason to refrain. I also host learning conversations, barring objection, in more developed litigated cases...To read more click here