by Florence de Vesvrotte, MBBI Writer
Over the past few weeks, I have been in a remote but ongoing conversation with Jeffrey, about his experience and relationship with mediation and MBBI. He has lots of insight into our practice as mediators— and tips for young mediators too! Here is what he says …
What is MBBC and how does it work with MBBI?
“MBB Consulting is the advisory division of MBBI. MBBC and MBBI vary in that MBBI’s clients are communities, its service practitioners are volunteer members, its business model is to provide pro bono services, and MBBI service programming tends to be longer in duration. MBBC’s clients however are organisations, companies and Governments, its service providers are consultants and its business model is a fee for service business model.
Both MBBI and MBBC provide alternative dispute resolution services, MBBC being focused on four core services (dispute resolution system design, training, mediation/facilitation, and situation assessments).
Most importantly: while they are both their own entities, MBBC’s creation rests entirely on MBBI. The later gave it a solid network of organisations and a solid reputation for quality and driven work as a base to start from and without which MBBC would not have been possible.” [Read more…]