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How Collaborative is your Organization?

Collaboration can address key business challenges, including communication breakdowns and leveraging resources to produce more and better solutions, but collaboration needs to be managed to reap its benefits. Unstructured collaboration can lead to conflict, loss in productivity, and employee disengagement. There are a number of ways that organizations can improve…

marcia thompson

Civility Rocks!

As an attorney, I have attended many discussions and panels on civility in the courtroom and how our profession benefits from encouraging and modeling civility and respectful communications in and out of the courtroom. So, the concept of civility is not foreign to attorneys; it’s something we hear throughout our…

dianne lipsey

Our Power to Influence Change

Every four years the political landscape in the US undergoes a dramatic change.  Even when the President or the party stays the same, many of the people change.  New priorities and points of view shape the future.   As we approach such a shift, it’s timely to think about how change…

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ADR Vantage services support compliance with revised EEOC MD-110

The EEOC requires federal agencies to assign EEO Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services to an external contractor for cases where there is an apparent or perceived internal conflict of interest, in the assignment of neutrals and, in some cases the program administration.  ADR Vantage is well-equipped to address these changes…