In this chapter, Larry Susskind, Pat Field, and Griffin Smith introduce joint fact-finding, or JFF, a process used to develop a common pool of information that is acceptable to all stakeholders. Using an example of a Mongolian mining process, the authors explain the steps involved in a JFF effort.
Based on a CBI-Getty Conservation Institute workshop on consensus building for management of heritage places, this report shows how consensus building approaches can help heritage managers address stakeholder concerns, build on complementary and shared interests and values, and make management plans and decisions more sustainable.
While local, collective action on risk management is critical for climate adaptation, many communities lack the capacity for robust adaptation planning. This book highlights the potential of role-play simulations for engaging the public and preparing them to act in the face of impending climate changes.
When faced with complex land use decisions, communities often become embroiled in bitter local battles. CBI and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy have found that the mutual gains approach is a better way to manage these challenging situations.
Water Diplomacy offers a new approach to managing a resource that may determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the 21st century - water. Susskind and Islam offer a framework that blends science, policy, and politics to manage water networks.
With globalization changing the face of public health, Fairman et al. offer concrete advice for negotiating and building consensus to address major health challenges.
By examining stakeholder engagement in managing the remarkable Greco-Roman ruins at the Jarash site, this teaching tool explains how to identify stakeholders and incorporate their heritage values into site management decisions. The case includes materials and activities for students as well as teaching instructions.
Negotiation can make or break a company, and most companies waste millions by not addressing organizational barriers to deploying best practices. Built to Win changes this by laying out a strategy for making negotiation a core organizational competence, illustrated with real-life case studies.
Workable Peace is a secondary school project that integrates the study of intergroup conflict and the development of crucial civic and social skills into social studies and humanities classes. In this module, students explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a role play on negotiating security and freedom of movement in the West Bank city of Hebron.
Workable Peace integrates the study of intergroup conflict and development of crucial civic and social skills into social studies and humanities classes. In this module, students explore the historical conflict among the Greek city-states through a role play negotiation between mighty Athens and the small, besieged island of Melos.