Negotiation and Conflict Resolution News

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Director Explores Conflicts in Communication

Beth Fisher-Yoshida discusses unwanted repetitive patterns, the interactions that derail us and sometimes complicate our personal and professional relationships.

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In The Huffington Post, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Prof Questions Putin

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution professor Peter T. Coleman critiques Putin's domineering leadership style and suggests alternative approaches to conflict resolution.

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Psychology Today: Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida On a Unique Approach to Difficult Conversations

The director of Columbia's negotiation and conflict resolution program reveals how using a communications technique called the triplet can ease a difficult conversation.

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Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Professors Discuss Conflict Dynamics in Israel, Palestine

Dr. Peter T. Coleman and Naira Musallam discusses conflict dynamics in the Middle East and explain how chaos theory can help mediators better understand conflict zones.

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Alumnus Nikolas Katsimpras Talks About Harnessing the Power of Conflict

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution alumnus Nikolas Katsimpras took the stage at the University of Pittsburgh to deliver his talk, "Harnessing the Power of Conflict."

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Prepared to be Valuable: Positioning Ombuds Programs

John Zinsser, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution master’s program, discusses the elements essential for any organization to quantify and communicate the value of its ombuds program.

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A First Step to Resolve Your Conflict

You can be more powerful if you see conflict as an opportunity for growth, writes Aldo Civico, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, in the inaugural post for a new Psychology Today blog.

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Computer-Mediated Communication

In the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, we explore the complex layers of communication in which our relationships are embedded. Our goal is to build this awareness and develop the skills that will enable us to build more meaningful relationships with others.

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Dr. Peter T. Coleman Discusses the Federal Government Shutdown

Dr. Peter T. Coleman, faculty member with Columbia’s M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, speaks about the art of negotiation in an age when compromise seems impossible, discussing with Minnesota Public Radio the shutdown of the federal government as well as the Minnesota Orchestra.

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Morton Deutsch Reflects on Conflict Resolution

Morton Deutsch, E.L. Thorndike Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education at Teachers College and founder of College’s International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, reflects on his work in conflict resolution.

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