Consensus Building Approach

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Date Developed: 9/9/2014. Source: Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation. Presenter(s): Lawrence Susskind. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 8 minutes.


Effective consensus building in multi-party, environmental disputes is a valuable skill and can make or break a negotiation. The Program On Negotiation’s Vice-Chair of Education, Larry Susskind, offers key insights into the consensus building approach in this video from The Program On Negotiation.

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