URL 1: http://www.ncsl.org/legislators-staff/legislative-staff/leadership-staff/from-chaos-to-collaboration-discovering-consensus-among-competing-interests.aspx
URL 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jBOswU7dbM
Date Developed: 9/13/2018. Source: National Conference of State Legislatures. Presenter(s): Larry Schooler. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 50 minutes.
Legislators and staff are often faced with the challenge of making decisions, or helping to make decisions, that satisfies diverse constituencies with competing interests. In this webinar, participants learned about both the art and science behind finding consensus to address challenging public policy issues by exploring effective methods and proven techniques that produce agreement to policy challenges. Participants received with new tools and skills for creating consensus among diverse interest groups.