Lawrence Susskind, a world expert on decision making, and founder of the Consensus Building Institute, explains creative problem solving and the consensus building approach to Italian magazine Agorà.
A través de nuestra participación como diseñadores de procesos, facilitadores y capacitadores en este esfuerzo, el Consensus Building Institute (CBI) ha identificado 10 componentes para lograr un involucramiento de actores efectivo entre empresa y comunidad que se pueden aplicar a una variedad de escalas y problemas en particular.
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In this issue, CBI staff examine how women's involvement in community dialogues leads to improved human development outcomes; explore when not to push for broad stakeholder consensus; delve into the complex landscape values that underlie NIMBYism; discuss the facilitation of consultation meetings around Indian land consolidation; present our work on piloting a global grievance mechanism for UNDP, and more.
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, highly experienced manager and dispute resolution/collaboration practitioner to assume an important management position with leaders in the dispute resolution and collaboration field, and to develop the position over time in partnership with CBI’s leadership.
In Part II of this article series, Lawrence Susskind and Pat Field delve into three factors that contribute to increased public distrust, anger, and partisanship. They also discuss what can be done to reverse this trend.
What we have learned about the use of role-play simulations as teaching, research, and public education tools? In December, a small group gathered at MIT to explore the efficacy of using different types of games in various teaching and learning situations. Participants strategized ways to organize additional empirical research that would clarify which kinds of games work in various situations.
A documentary video co-written by CBI’s David Plumb earned international attention...
CBI Board Member Lauren Walters and his anti-hunger company Two Degrees featured on the Today Show
Public officials and corporate leaders have to deal with all kinds of conflict (both internal and external). For some reason, its okay to hire a lawyer if you are facing a lawsuit, but it's not okay to ask for informal problem-solving help before things go from bad to worse. Why is that?