In 1996, Lawrence Susskind and Patrick Field published the book "Dealing with an Angry Public". They put forward six principles that might help win back the public’s trust. Yet the public is angrier than ever. Do the principles outlined more than 15 years ago still hold in this mad, mad world? Do they need to be revised?
CBI concludes the development of a Mediation Manual for three OECD member governments. Commissioned by the Netherlands, Norway, and the United Kingdom, the Manual aims to help these countries (and other interested governments) to more effectively use mediation to resolve concerns and complaints around corporate-community disputes.
Dr. Hal Movius will deliver a keynote entitled "The Company Negotiator: How to Embed Negotiating Capacity in the Culture of Your Organization" at the HSM Trading Forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil on September 26, 2012.
CBI and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been jointly awarded a two-year grant from the Science Collaborative program of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS).
In this issue, CBI staff present a practical framework for corporate stakeholder engagement in today's global context; suggest five steps to manage challenging negotiations with procurement; explore new relationships between U.S.-Pakistan media leaders; delve into the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative; examine stakeholder engagement around the management of cultural heritage places, and more.
CBI is pleased to present this groundbreaking virtual training course to improve negotiation skills and maximize the potential for consistently desirable outcomes.
Reflections on the past, present, and promise of consensus building.
CBI Senior Associate, Stacie Smith will join the faculty of the NCI Charrette System Program, presented by Harvard Executive Education from July 18 – July 20, 2012.
Lawrence Susskind, CBI Founder/Chief Knowledge Officer and Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at MIT, was recently featured on "The Urbanist" to discuss CBI's work across the globe negotiating agreements between communities in conflict.
The Consensus Building Institute is seeking an Associate. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to engage and grow in the field of consensus building. CBI Associates work on a large range of projects domestically and internationally.