Hal Movius

Hal Movius, Principal and Director of CBI's Training and Consulting Services, investigates the importance of personality in negotiation in the "The Negotiation Insider", circulated by Harvard Law School's Program on Negotiation.

Lawrence Susskind, Todd Schenk , Alejandro E. Camacho

The Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (AMP) has failed to bring stakeholders together to jointly increase their understanding of the Colorado River and make useful, broadly supported resource management recommendations. In this article, the authors argue that the Glen Canyon Dam AMP has implemented CAM ineffectively, largely due to Congress and the DOI’s deficient initial design.

Lawrence Susskind , Evan Paul

While many people around the world are grappling with how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 50 years, those living in coastal areas like Maryland are pushing hard now to find immediate ways to cope with the current effects of climate change before their communities are destroyed.

Patrick Field , Kate Harvey,Matt Strassberg

Across the country, decision makers at the local and state levels are turning increasingly to new methods for resolving conflicts that arise during land use decision making processes, including mediation.

Lawrence Susskind, Patrick Field, David Plumb

In the United States, coastal communities face many immediate challenges, including declining fish stocks, rapid population growth and aging infrastructure. Yet over the next 50 years, some communities must face the potential threat of their own extinction due to climate change.

Lawrence Susskind

There are three problems with the way our traditional approach to democratic decision making allocates scarce resources, establishes policy priorities, and sets health, safety, and related standards in the public arena.

Patrick Field , Douglas Thompson

CBI Managing Director Patrick Field and Keystone Center Senior Mediator Douglas Thompson contributed an article on public apologies to the Spring 2009 issue of Public Involvement Network News, an electronic newsletter for public involvement and collaborative problem solving practitioners.

Andrew Maxfield

No matter the value of the deal, there is always a point at which you’d be better off by pursuing other alternatives—by walking away. However, due to emotional pressures, analytical complexity, and other factors, knowing when to walk away isn’t easy, especially if you perceive that your job or reputation is on the line.

Hal Movius

Organizations currently spend tens of billions of dollars annually on negotiation training, but little systematic research has been conducted concerning the actual effectiveness of negotiation training. This article reviews the available evidence regarding the effectiveness of negotiation training using four levels of outcome measurement.

Tom Kinnaird

To contribute greater value, Chief Procurement Officers need to develop and promote a more sophisticated approach to negotiation that considers all parties’ interests.