Reviews of Books

A compendium of reviews, author interviews and excerpts from books and other publications on negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution. For additional information, please see

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Book Review: Assessing Our Students, Assessing Ourselves

PON Staff   •  01/31/2013   • Filed in Pedagogy at the Program on Negotiation (Pedagogy @ PON), Reviews of Books

Noam Ebner, James Coben, and Christopher Honeyman, Editors. DRI Press, 2012. 306 pages.

By Todd Schenk

Introduction

Many of us teaching negotiation pride ourselves on the innovative pedagogical tools we employ. Role-play simulation exercises, case studies, videos, and small-group vignettes are just some of the ways in which we actively and effectively engage students in the learning process. Yet we … Read More 

PON Professor Mnookin’s New Book Highlighted in NY Times

PON Staff   •  02/12/2010   • Filed in Daily, International Negotiation, News, Reviews of Books

Professor Robert Mnookin’s “Bargaining with the Devil:  When to Negotiate, When to Fight,” was highlighted in Richard Bernstein’s New York Times article, “Is it Time to Engage the Taliban?”  Published yesterday, Bernstein uses Professor Mnookin’s most recent book as a framework to discuss whether now is the time for the Obama administration to negotiate with … Read More 

PON Professor Jeswald Salacuse Publishes New Book

PON Staff   •    • Filed in Daily, International Negotiation, News, Reviews of Books

Professor Jeswald Salacuse recently published a new book, The Law of Investment Treaties.  Professor Salacuse is a member of PON’s Executive Committee and experienced in international negotiation, international business transactions, leadership, and law and development.  The Law of Investment Treaties explains the nature, history, and significance of investment treaties and their impact on international investors … Read More 

Professor Guhan Subramanian featured in TheDeal.com

PON Staff   •  01/25/2010   • Filed in Business Negotiations, Daily, Resources, Reviews of Books

Guhan Subramanian is one of the most prominent — and ambitious — legal academics of his generation. The 39-year-old is the only person who’s ever held tenured positions at Harvard’s law and business schools, and on the side he advises companies on M&A and corporate governance. After authoring numerous academic papers and a corporate law … Read More 

Judgment In Managerial Decision Making, 7th Edition

PON Staff   •  12/01/2008   • Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Behavioral decision research has developed considerably over the past 25 years, and now provides important insights into managerial behavior. Bazerman & Moore’s Judgment in Managerial Decision Making, 7th edition embeds behavioral decision research into the organizational realm by examining judgment in a variety of managerial contexts.

This book includes information that is useful for anyone seeking … Read More 

Multiparty Negotiation: Four Volume Set

PON Staff   •  10/01/2008   • Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Edited by Professors Lawrence E. Susskind and Larry Crump, this collection makes a strong case for how and why multiparty negotiation should be treated as a distinct field of study. The editors argue that multiparty negotiations exhibit at least three features that distinguish them from two-party negotiations: coalitional behavior, demanding process management requirements, and highly … Read More 

The Cure for Our Broken Political Process: How We Can Get Our Politicians to Resolve the Issues Tearing Our Country Apart

PON Staff   •    • Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Record numbers of Americans fear that our political process is broken—for good reason. Our nation faces unprecedented challenges, yet our politicians spend most of their energy attacking one another. All the while, no one in public life has offered a practical way to neutralize the bitter partisanship that paralyzes Washington.

The Cure for Our Broken Political … Read More 

Breakthrough International Negotiation

PON Staff   •  06/25/2008   • Filed in News, Reviews of Books

Playing for high stakes — in politics, business or everyday life — demands “breakthrough” negotiation, according to Michael Watkins, professor at the Harvard Business School, and Susan Rosegrant of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Their new book, Breakthrough International Negotiation: How Great Negotiators Transformed The World’s Toughest Post-Cold War Conflicts (San Francisco: … Read More 

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