ADR Training in the Caribbean

There is something surreal about delivering a training workshop with the sound of the ocean in the background and the participants role-playing negotiation and mediation scenarios by the pool. As a new facilitator with the Stitt Feld Handy Group, I have had the opportunity to conduct conflict resolution workshops with Peter Dreyer in both Trinidad […]

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ADR Workshop in Nassau

By: LaKEISHA McSWEENEY Guardian Staff Reporter Endeavouring to develop new ways to resolve conflict at the bargaining table is the main objective of the first of its kind Alternative Dispute Resolution. The five-day conference being held in conjunction with the University of Windsor Law Faculty / Stitt Feld Handy Group got underway on Monday at […]

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How Siblings Help You Learn to Negotiate

An article in TIME Magazine, entitled “How Your Siblings Make You Who You Are”, explains how brothers and sisters affect your negotiation style and skills. My sister actually brought this piece to my attention, when she attempted to use it to take credit for my career in ADR. The article states that on average, siblings […]

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Canadians teach Ethiopians to mediate

By Allan Stitt of the Stitt Feld Handy Group This article originally appeared in the April 2006 issue of the Canadian Government Executive. There was certainly a bit of culture shock for us from the moment we landed at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I was coming from Toronto with my wife and some […]

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Diversity@Work awards

Continuing our commitment to cultural change for a more cohesive Australia, The Trillium Group has partnered with Diversity@Work as a supporting partner of its 2006 Awards. The annual Diversity@Work Awards recognise, celebrate and promote achievements in diversity. Over the past 6 years since the Awards’ inception, companies and individuals have received community recognition of their […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution in Ethiopia

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Woubshet Ayele, Secretary General of the Ethiopian Arbitration and Conciliation Centre (the “EACC”). Mr. Ayele is a former member of Ethiopia’s High Court judiciary and an experienced general practitioner. He held various legal positions with both the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice and as in-house counsel for a […]

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A peacemaker goes to school

Iraqi trains in a Toronto business course for a mediation mission in his homeland By MARINA JIMÉNEZ (Globe and Mail) Thair Karim Ismail, an Iraqi human-rights activist, is learning the art of negotiation and mediation in a Toronto boardroom. Tear sheets with catch phrases scrawled in magic marker cover the walls of this workshop on […]

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The Stitt Feld Handy Group award recipient at the fifth annual Canadian New Media awards

The industry’s most prominent advocates and entrepreneurs awarded on May 30th Toronto, June 22, 2005– Stitt Feld Handy Group, has been recognized as one of Canada’s new media leaders. The Stitt Feld Handy Group was awarded a prestigious Pixel award in recognition of your significant achievements in new media over the past year in “Excellence […]

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