The goals of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project (HNRP) include strengthening the theoretical underpinnings and empirical scholarship related to negotiation and dispute resolution, and developing the practical tools that translate theory into practical processes for parties engaged in conflict. Recently HNRP has focused on the limits of negotiation and the challenge of making wise decisions about whether to negotiate or resist; and ethnic conflict in divided societies. Professor Robert H. Mnookin is Chair of the Harvard Negotiation Research Project. For a glossary of common Program on Negotiation terms, please reference our Glossary
The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School will host the Third Annual Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Workshop.
The workshop will be held in Cambridge on Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th until 1:00PM.
For this year’s workshop the Steering Committee includes Andrea Schneider, and Art Hinshaw, each of whom hosted an earlier workshop.
Needless to say, we … Read More
Ongoing research includes the following: Bargaining with the Devil, Negotiating Ethnic Conflict and the Israeli Settlements Projects.
Bargaining with the Devil
Professor Mnookin is working on a new book project: Bargaining with the Devil: What to Do When the Stakes Are High and the Other Side Seems Evil. By “devil” is meant an enemy who may have … Read More
Understanding how to arrange the meeting space is a key aspect of preparing for negotiation. In this video, Professor Guhan Subramanian discusses a real world example of how seating arrangements can influence a negotiator’s success. This discussion was held at the 3 day executive education workshop for senior executives at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Guhan Subramanian is the Professor of Law and Business at the Harvard Law School and Professor of Business Law at the Harvard Business School.