December 18, 2007

Based on the work of CBI and the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, this article examines what it takes to set up an effective partnership for public conflict resolution in an emerging democracy, and ways to build both the demand for collaborative conflict resolution and the supply of qualified public conflict resolvers.

December 18, 2007

This is a chapter in the book "Planning and Urban Design Standards". It focuses on the use of consensus building techniques as applied to land use planning and urban design.

October 25, 2007

In partnership with Corporate Mediators, Nigeria (led by Olajide Olagunju), CBI Senior Associate David Kovick led a 5-day training in Advanced Mediation Skills for lawyers from the Directorate for Citizen Rights, Ministry of Justice in Lagos State, Nigeria.

October 25, 2007

David Fairman, Managing Director of the Consensus Building Institute, received the 2007 World Peace and Understanding Award, presented by the Rotary Club of Lexington, Mass.

October 25, 2007

While it is easy to say, “accept responsibility and admit mistakes,” it turns out it’s not so clear how to do so. Public apologies present researchers and consultants with a series of interlocking and difficult questions...

August 13, 2007

This article, published by the Society for Marketing Professional Services, CBI practitioners Patrick Field, Stacie Smith, and Hal Movius discuss how to maintain relationships and forge new ones during the construction phase of a project, paving the way to a successful project outcome and an effective organization.

November 15, 2006

Take a take closer look at cell tower siting disputes, the history of approaches to preventing and resolving these disputes recommendations for handling telecommunications siting stakeholder disputes in more effective and efficient ways.

January 15, 2005

This is a chapter in the book "Fostering Integration: Concepts and Practices in Resource and Environmental Management".

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