Harvard Law Professor and Facing History Board Member Speaks in Memphis
Harvard Law School professor and Facing History and Ourselves New England Advisory Board member Robert Mnookin spoke with Facing History students at White Station High School and with community members in Memphis, Tennessee, this week in a series of free conversations co-sponsored by Facing History. A leader in the field of negotiation and conflict resolution, Mnookin fielded questions on topics ranging from local school reform to foreign affairs.
“Imagine a world where most people, in fact, sometimes are collaborative and sometimes are adversarial,” Mnookin said, according to an article about the appearances that ran in the Daily News. “And they say what it’s going to depend on is how the other side behaves. That means your behavior, if you are prepared to be a leader, can really influence their approach to negotiation.”
Mnookin, the author most recently of Bargaining with the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight, spoke on February 7 at Rhodes College and on February 8 at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Read the article “When to Fight” by Bill Dries in the Daily News.
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