This forum is dedicated to discussion of issues related to the Future of Mediation project, described below:The Future of Mediation This project, undertaken jointly by Noam Ebner and Alyson Carrel,…Continue
Once you have finished reading the assigned material from Getting to Yes, conduct the 'A Trisolan Map' exercise.
This exercise is designed to help you make the jump from understanding the innovative method you have learned to actually applying it - before you engage in negotiation simulations or in any real-life negotiations you have going on in your life right now.
This exercise has the benefits of being ungraded, and a solo activity (as opposed to the…Continue
When I heard the reports last week of senators, meeting in a bipartisan effort to open the government, using a talking stick, my first thought was ‘that’s cute’. My second response was a sense of disquiet, which I didn’t know to pin down. It has nothing to do with the method itself – I’ve used talking objects myself; in fact, I’ve used them in working…Continue
We all negotiate via text messaging.
Perhaps, for some, this only occurs on the fringes of negotiation: a request to move the venue of a meeting, or to correct a typo on a contract. Others may recognize that they have negotiated the sale of a car or a house, elements of a job offer, or even professional negotiations through this medium. Certainly, many of the family-and-friends -related interactions that texts on negotiations use as examples are now conducted via text.