Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News
A recent study from Columbia University suggests that sustainable activities—including Brazil nut harvesting and fish farming—can outpace the financial gains of gold mining and serve as a solution to long-term forest conservation in the Amazon.
Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director for the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, suggests five ways to reduce the feeling of being overwhelmed.
It can be tough to know when to stay put and when to call it quits. Here are five questions to ask yourself to help determine what is worth negotiating—and when it may be time to negotiate a departure.
There are ways to increase your skills at addressing conflict constructively in the workplace. Here are suggestions for a five-step process to follow.
College Choice, a college and degree ranking website, has awarded Columbia University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program as the #1 master’s program of its kind in the U.S.
Many people assume all work environments cultivate and maintain good relationships. But business relationships can be tricky, says Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida.
Veteran negotiators say a crucial element is often overlooked: awareness of implicit biases. Dr. Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director of the Strategic Communications program, explains her process for understanding and overcoming them.
Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Ph.D. and Josh Fisher, Ph.D. have co-authored an article for Negotiation and Conflict Management Research that describes a negotiation simulation designed to incorporate skill-building, process management, conflict analysis, and conflict management tools.
The 30th Annual International Association for Conflict Management (IACM) Conference recently took place in Berlin, Germany, and brought together students and scholars from around the world, including a strong showing from Columbia University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NECR) program.
Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Director of the Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, will give a talk on women and negotiation at Madison Square Garden on August 8, prior to the Indiana Fever vs. New York Liberty WNBA game. Columbia students and alumni have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to the event, starting at $45.
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