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 … Learn More About This Program 

‘First mom’ has other roles: Obama can send a message about what women can do

PON Staff   •  11/30/2008   •  Filed in News

Iris Bohnet was interviewed for a recent Boston Globe article on Michelle Obama’s decision to not work and focus on her children when her husband becomes president:

And role models matter, says Iris Bohnet, director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. “I’m all for women having choices, including the … Learn More About This Program 

HLS, Sander honored for increasing number of minority students in law schools

PON Staff   •  11/17/2008   •  Filed in News

During its 40th anniversary celebration, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) recognized Professor Emeritus Frank E.A. Sander ’52, and Harvard Law School as a whole, for historic efforts to increase the numbers of minority students in law schools.

Sander, along with former Dean of Admissions Louis Toepfer ’43, led a summer program designed to remedy … Learn More About This Program 

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 Multiparty Negotiation: Four Volume Set 

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

PON Staff   •  10/01/2008   •  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 … Learn More About This Program 

Gender in Negotiation

PON Staff   •  10/01/2008   •  Filed in News

The October 2008 issue of Negotiation Journal is dedicated to gender and negotiation. Guest editors Professors Iris Bohnet and Hannah Riley Bowles introduce the issue and its aim: to provide a resource for negotiation teachers, trainers, and practitioners interested in the latest developments in the study of gender in negotiation, and also to offer an … Read Gender in Negotiation 

The 2008 Great Negotiators on WGBH’s Greater Boston

PON Staff   •  09/30/2008   •  Filed in News

On Monday, September 29, the 2008 Great Negotiator Award recipients, artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, were featured on WGBH’s Greater Boston.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude were honored on September 23, 2008, at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for their skill in negotiating successfully to create extraordinary works of art in a wide variety of … Learn More About This Program 

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Speak

PON Staff   •  09/29/2008   •  Filed in News

New York artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude spoke about how they negotiate permission for their large public artworks during a panel discussion at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art on Sept. 23 that was organized by Harvard Law School, which gave the couple its 2008 Great Negotiator Award.

Read the full article online at The New England … Read Christo and Jeanne-Claude Speak 

HLS Awards Artists at ICA

PON Staff   •  09/29/2008   •  Filed in News

Precision seems to be very important to artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. In one of their most well-known projects, executed in in February of 2005, 7500 saffron gates were installed in Central Park. In 1991, 1340 oversize blue cloth umbrellas were installed in Japan at the same time 1760 yellow umbrellas popped up in California in … Read HLS Awards Artists at ICA 

Christo and Jeanne-Claude Discuss Art of the Deal

PON Staff   •  09/25/2008   •  Filed in News

The dynamic husband and wife artistic team of Christo and Jeanne-Claude are likely better negotiators than many foreign leaders.

The pair is best known for their massive art installations, often using nylon or woven fabric to highlight buildings or works of nature. Their most recent project (2005), “The Gates,” consisted of 7,503 16-foot-tall steel gates with … Read Christo and Jeanne-Claude Discuss Art of the Deal 

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