Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News

Five Negotiation Lessons from Powerful Women

Here are five examples of women who’ve continued to challenge the status quo because they believed in something greater.

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Rainforest-Friendly Livelihoods Can Be More Lucrative Than Gold Mining

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.

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Five Ways to Feel Less Overwhelmed

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.

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Should You Stay or Should You Go? Five Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Job

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.

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Five Steps to Solve Conflict at Work

There are ways to increase your skills at addressing conflict constructively in the workplace. Here are suggestions for a five-step process to follow.

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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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