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    Governmental Role-Play:

    Ethical Dilemmas Surrounding Water Shutoffs in Older American Cities

    Winn Constantini, Emmett McKinney, Yasmin Zaerpoor, and Lawrence Susskind Six party, multi-issue negotiation involving environmental, political, economic and social interest groups, in a shrinking American city, where the water infrastructure is in desperate need of repair.
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    Labor Relations Role-Play:

    Gadgets, Inc.

    Cheri Peele and Lawrence Susskind
    Six-party, four-issue negotiation among a company's management and union representatives, environmental groups, and state and federal environmental agencies over fines and adoption of new technology in response to the company's illegal polluting
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    Labor Relations Role-Play:

    Happy Valley Consolidated School District/AFTEA Labor-Management Committee Meeting

    Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Dale Bricker and Lawrence Poe
    Two-team, six-issue negotiation between three teachers' union representatives and three school district representatives over a meeting agenda and a proposed wellness program, among other issues
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    Harborco

    Denise Madigan, Thomas Weeks, and Lawrence Susskind
    Six-party, multi-issue, scoreable negotiation among representatives of a port developer, labor union, environmental coalition, other regional ports, governor's office, and department of coastal resources over a proposal to build a new deep-water port
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    In the Shadow of the City

    Michael Wheeler

    A simulated mediation between an aid worker and a project funder, featuring Getting to YES co-author Bruce Patton as the mediator
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    Labor Relations Role-Play:

    John Janssen and the CompanyNegotiated Decision Making in Organizations (Employment Practices)

    Paddy Moore, with the assistance of Lawrence Susskind
    Three-party negotiation among a company's human resources manager, senior manager, and a supervisor over whether to reverse plans to fire the supervisor's employee
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    Employment Negotiation Role-Play:

    Kelly Corporation, The

    Ron Karp and Bruce Patton
    Three-party brief negotiation among a supervisor and two employees who are each asking for a raise
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    Legal Role-Play:

    Leaves Before the Fall

    James K.L. Lawrence
    Lawyers negotiate terms of an employer/employee dispute. The primary characteristic of the Leaves Before the Fall simulation is that the facts set out in each representative’s “confidential instructions” are the same – identical in every respect.
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    Business and Commercial Role-Play:

    Managing ChangeThe HR Challenge

    Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld
    Six-party, multi-issue negotiation among human resource and line managers to create a plan for improving communication and outsourcing recruitment activities
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    MAPO – Administration Negotiation

    Mark Gordon, Elizabeth Gray, Tim Rieser, and Lynn Gerber
    Two-team, multi-issue collective bargaining negotiation between three police union representatives and three municipal representatives over police salaries, benefits, and working conditions
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    Labor Relations Role-Play:

    Matter of Arthur Hangtough

    JAMS/ Endispute
    Two-party negotiation between representatives of a company and an employee over the terms of termination and severance pay amid charges of past sexual harassment by the employee
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    MC Metals

    Dan Delisi, under the supervision of Lawrence Susskind and Paul Levy
    Six-person integrative negotiation among representatives of manufacturing company, occupational safety agency, union, local fire department, and local technical expert to settle claims of safety violations that allegedly caused two employee deaths
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    Community Dispute Resolution Role-Play:

    McMillin – SOS

    Harvard Law School Board of Student Advisors, with refinements by Guhan Subramanian and Melissa Manwaring
    Two-team, multi-issue negotiation between representatives of a restaurant conglomerate and a neighborhood organization over zoning requirements for a possible fast-food restaurant in a historic university neighborhood
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    Employment Negotiation Role-Play:

    Office Imbroglio

    Marjorie Corman-Aaron and JAMS/ Endispute
    A two-party negotiation (or optional mediation) between a manager and employee regarding the employee's decline in job performance
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    Labor Relations Role-Play:

    Pullman Strike Role Play, TheWorkable Peace: The Rise of Organized Labor in the United States

    Orion Kriegman and Stacie Nicole Smith, under the direction of Stacie Nicole Smith and David Fairman
    Six-person mediated negotiation among representatives of the Pullman Palace Car Company, its workers and others involved in a general strike, to address issues of workers' rights