The second part of the Frontiers Seminar series explains a new, complexity-oriented strategy for better addressing tough conflict challenges such as those
posed by the left/right divide and the rise of Authoritarian Populism.
|Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA)|
|Though he didn't use the acronym, Herb Kelman explains how BATNAs caused Oslo to break down.|
|Larry Susskind talks about conflict assessment and option identification.|
|Joshua Weiss, Associate Director, Global Negotiation Project, Program on Negotiation, Harvard University, describes the challenge of anticipating what the sides want out of a negotiation and how to effectively prepare as a negotiator.|
|Larry Susskind explains how BATNAs determine whether consensus agreements are possible.|
|Werner Petterson describes the symptoms of a power imbalance, and talks about what can be done to lessen its destructive effects.|