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Program on Negotiation saddened by the loss of 2007 Great Negotiator, Bruce Wasserstein

PON Staff   •  10/15/2009   •  Filed in Daily, Great Negotiator Award, News

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School was saddened to learn of the death of Bruce Wasserstein, PON’s 2007 Great Negotiator. The Great Negotiator Award is  given to recognize an individual whose lifetime achievements in the field of negotiation and dispute resolution have had a significant and lasting impact. Wasserstein, Chairman and CEO of  … Read More 

Professor Max Bazerman Publishes a Working Paper: “A Decision-Making Perspective to Negotiation: A Review of the Past and a Look into the Future”

PON Staff   •  08/25/2009   •  Filed in Daily, Negotiation Skills, News

Professor Max Bazerman, member of the PON Executive Committee and professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School (HBS), and HBS Ph.D. candidate Chia-Jung Tsay published a working paper titled, “A Decision-Making Perspective to Negotiation: A Review of the Past and a Look into the Future” on August 20, 2009.

Abstract
Through the decision-analytic approach to negotiations, … Read More 

Harvard Law School Spotlight on Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program

PON Staff   •  08/20/2009   •  Filed in Daily, Dispute Resolution, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program, News

Harvard Law School’s News Office recently interviewed Harvard Law School’s Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) students and faculty about three of the projects on which they worked during the Spring of 2009.
Click here to read the entire interview http://www.law.harvard.edu/news/spotlight/clinical-practice/clinic.html
Harvard Law School’s Negotiation & Mediation Clinical … Read More 

Mnookin Calls for Mediation

PON Staff   •  07/24/2009   •  Filed in Daily, Mediation, News

In an interview with the Boston Globe, Professor Robert H. Mnookin, Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, responds to the national debate on the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Lewis Gates, Jr..

Mnookin calls for mediation to resolve the conflict between Prof. Gates and the arresting officer. Click here to read … Read More 

2009 Winner of the Roger Fisher/Frank E. A. Sander Student Paper Prize Announced

PON Staff   •  06/12/2009   •  Filed in Daily, News, Students

Congratulations to Sean McDonnell (HLS ’09), the 2009 Fisher/Sander Prize Winner, for his paper “Fighting With Faith: The Role of Religion in Dealing With Modern Conflict.”

This prize was established in 2007 by the Program on Negotiation in honor of Professors Roger Fisher, the Williston Professor of Law, Emeritus, and Frank E. A. Sander, the Bussey … Read More 

Negotiation Clinic Students and 9/11 Special Master Address Foreclosure Crisis

PON Staff   •  01/26/2009   •  Filed in News

Four HLS students in the Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program have just finished an ambitious, semester-long project with Kenneth R. Feinberg, Special Master of the 9/11 Fund and a leading expert in alternative dispute resolution, to help staunch the widespread mortgage foreclosure crisis by bringing banks and homeowners together to refashion mortgage agreements. … Read More 

Negotiation Genius and Challenging Conflict Receive the 2008 Outstanding Book Award

PON Staff   •  01/15/2009   •  Filed in News

Deepak Malhotra and Max Bazerman’s book, Negotiation Genius, and Gary Friedman and Jack Himmelstein’s book, Challenging Conflict: Mediation Through Understanding, received the “2008 Outstanding Book Award” from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR).

The award for Outstanding Book recognizes a published book that advances understanding in the field of ADR.

The International Institute for … Read More 

Negotiating Paid Parental Leave for Contractors

PON Staff   •  12/16/2008   •  Filed in News

The Wall Street Journal columnist Sue Shellenbarger answers readers’ questions in the Work and Family Mailbox. She interviewed Professor Robert Mnookin for a response on how to get parental leave if you work as a contractor.

Professor Mnookin suggests approaching the employer in a positive spirit, with a goal of finding common ground, “The spirit of … Read More