Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News

Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program Ranked #1

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.

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Five Ways to Develop More Meaningful Relationships at Work

Many people assume all work environments cultivate and maintain good relationships. But business relationships can be tricky, says Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida.

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How to Correct Implicit Bias During Negotiations

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.

 

 

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida and Joshua Fisher Co-Author Paper on Educating Negotiators

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.

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NECR Program Represents at IACM Conference

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.

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida to Speak at Madison Square Garden

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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Beth Fisher-Yoshida Co-Authors Book on Coordinated Management of Meaning

The faculty member and the Director of the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program is the co-author of Communicating Possibilities: A Brief Introduction to the Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM), now available.

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate to Direct Columbia's Women, Peace, and Security Initative

The new Columbia initiative for Women, Peace, and Security will have extraordinary leadership, with Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee as the Executive Director and Dr. Mikaela Luttrell-Rowland as the Associate Director.

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Can Third-Party Mediation Solve Polarized Conflicts?

In this new podcast, Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida interviews Dr. Kenneth Kressel on how mediators can solve highly polarized disputes.

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9 Ways to Resist in Trump's America

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution faculty Peter T. Coleman has some constructive ideas for how progressives must go forward with a Donald J. Trump administration.

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