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Susskind, Lawrence

Works: 221 works in 628 publications in 5 languages and 16,180 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Handbooks and manuals  Trials, litigation, etc  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, htt
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Susskind
Most widely held works by Lawrence Susskind
Environmental diplomacy : negotiating more effective global agreements by Lawrence Susskind( )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International environmental agreements have increased exponentially within the last five decades. However, decisions on policies to address key issues such as biodiversity loss, climate change, ozone depletion, hazardous waste transport, and numerous other planetary challenges require individual countries to adhere to international norms. Environmental Diplomacy: Negotiating More Effective Global Agreements provides an accessible narrative on understanding the geopolitics of negotiating international environmental agreements and clear guidance on improving the current system. Authors Lawrence Susskind and Saleem Ali expertly observe international environmental negotiations to effectively inform the reader on the geopolitics of protecting our planet. This second edition offers an additional perspective from the Global South as well as providing a broader analysis of the role of science in environmental treaty-making. It provides a unique contribution as a panoramic analysis of the process of environmental treaty-making"--Unedited summary from book cover
Better environmental policy studies : how to design and conduct more effective analysis by Lawrence Susskind( )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental policy studies commissioned by government agencies or other stakeholders can play a vital role in environmental decisionmaking; they provide much-needed insight into policy options and specific recommendations for action. But the results of even the most rigorous studies are frequently misappropriated or misunderstood and are as likely to confuse an issue as they are to clarify it. Better Environmental Policy Studies explores this problem, as it considers the shortcomings of current approaches to policy studies and presents a pragmatic new approach to the subject. Reviewing five cases that are widely regarded as the most effective policy studies to have been conducted in the United States in the last few decades, the authors present a comprehensive guide to the concepts and methods required for conducting effective policy studies. The book: -describes and explains the conventional approach to policy studies and its shortcoming -presents the history, impacts, and common elements of five successful policy studies -offers an in-depth look at the different tools and techniques of policy analysis -extends the concepts and principles of successful policy studies to their potential uses in the international arena Better Environmental Policy Studies presents a practical, battle-tested approach to overcoming the obstacles to formulating effective environmental policy. It is an invaluable resource for students and faculty in departments of environmental studies, public policy and administration, and planning, as well as for professional policy analysts and others involved with making decisions and mediating disputes over environmental issues
The cure for our broken political process : how we can get our politicians to resolve the issues tearing our country apart by Sol Erdman( )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical way to get politicians of all stripes to work together creatively
Negotiating environmental agreements : how to avoid escalating confrontation, needless costs, and unnecessary litigation by Lawrence Susskind( )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the past five years, the authors of this volume have conducted semi-annual seminars at MIT and Harvard to provide business leaders and regulators with the knowledge and skills they need to more effectively handle environmental negotiations. Their strategy, known as the "mutual gains approach," is proven to produce fairer, more efficient, more stable, and wiser results. Negotiating Environmental Agreements provides the first comprehensive introduction to their widely practiced and highly regarded techniques."--BOOK JACKET
The consensus building handbook : a comprehensive guide to reaching agreement by Lawrence Susskind( Book )

16 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you work in the corporate world, a nonprofit organization, or the government sector, you likely face the need to work with others to solve problems and make decisions on a daily basis. And you've undoubtedly been frustrated by how laborious and conflict-ridden such group efforts can be. At all levels--from neighborhood block associations to boards of directors of multinational corporations--the consensus building process is highly effective in an increasingly fragmented, contentious society. In addition, the old top-down methods such as Robert's Rules of Orders often prompt more problems then they solve. Consensus helps you to implement better, more creative solutions. It provides a winning alternative to top-down decision making--and even parliamentary procedure. By learning to build consensus, stakeholders come to understand and respect one another's perspectives. The consensus building process allows participants to find solutions and forge agreements that meet everyone's needs--and provides a meaningful basis for effective, long-range implementation of decisions. The Consensus Building Handbook provides a blueprint to help make the process work in your organization, including a practical, quick-reference Short Guide. Plus, you'll find in-depth commentary and seventeen case studies with in-depth commentaries to provide the theoretical basis for this approach. --From publisher's description
Good for you, great for me : finding the trading zone and winning at win-win negotiation by Lawrence Susskind( )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To return to an earlier era before "win-win" negotiation was in fashion and seek simply to dominate or bully opponents into submission would be a step in the wrong direction--and a public relations disaster. By showing how to win at win-win negotiating, Lawrence Susskind provides the operational advice you need to satisfy the interests of your back table--the people to whom you report. He also shows you how to deal with irrational people, whose vocabulary seems limited to "no," or with the proverbial 900-pound gorilla. He explains how to find trades that create much more value than either you or your opponent thought possible. His brilliant concept of "the trading zone"--The space where you can create deals that are "good for them but great for you," while still maintaining trust and keeping relationships intact--is a fresh way to re-think your approach to negotiating. The outcome is often the best of both possible worlds: You claim a disproportionate share of the value you've created while your opponents still look good to the people to whom they report. Whether the venue is business, a family dispute, international relations, or a tradeoff that has to be made between the environment and jobs, Susskind provides a breakthrough in how to both think about, and engage in, productive negotiations
Transboundary environmental negotiation : new approaches to global cooperation by Lawrence Susskind( )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and German and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of articles generated by faculty and graduate students at MIT, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. The contributors emphasize the ways in which global environmental treaty-making can be improved. They highlight new environmental problems that pose difficult global negotiation challenges and suggest new strategies for involving a range of nongovernmental actors in ways that can overcome the obstacles to transboundary environmentalism
Breaking the impasse : consensual approaches to resolving public disputes by Lawrence Susskind( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing with an angry public : the mutual gains approach to resolving disputes by Lawrence Susskind( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to help business and government leaders negotiate, rather than fight, with their critics. It shows how to identify who the public is, whose concerns to address first, which people and organisations must be convinced of the legitimacy of action taken and how to assess and respond to different types of anger effectively. Acknowledging the crucial role played by the media in shaping public perception and understanding, the authors suggest a way to develop media interaction which is consistent with mutual gain, and also discuss the type of leadership that corporate and government managers must provide.--From publisher's description
Negotiating on behalf of others : advice to lawyers, business executives, sports agents, diplomats, politicians, and everybody else by Robert H Mnookin( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most negotiation theory assumes direct interaction between two principals. Negotiating on Behalf of Others challenges this view and suggests that because most people negotiate on behalf of others, a radical shift is required in the way we think about (and conduct) negotiations. It offers a framework for understanding the complexity and effects of negotiating on behalf of others and explores how current negotiation theory can be modified to account for negotiation agents. Negotiation agents are broadly defined to include legislators, diplomats, salespersons, sports agents, attorneys and committee chairs - anyone who represents others in a negotiation."--Jacket
Breaking Robert's rules : the new way to run your meeting, build consensus, and get results by Lawrence Susskind( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every day in communities across America hundreds of committees, boards, church groups, and social clubs hold meetings where they spend their time engaged in shouting matches and acrimonious debate. Whether they are aware of it or not, the procedures that most such groups rely on to reach decisions were first laid out as Robert's Rules more than 150 years ago by an officer in the U.S. Army's Corps of Engineers. Its arcane rituals of parliamentary procedure and majority rule usually produce a victorious majority and a very dissatisfied minority that expects to raise its concerns, again, at the next possible meeting. This book clearly spells out how any group can work together effectively. After briefly explaining the problems created by Robert's rules, the guide outlines the five key steps toward consensus building, and addresses the specific problems that often get in the way of a group's progress. Appendices include a basic one page "handy guide" that can be distributed at meetings and a case study demonstrating how the ideas presented in the book can also be applied in a corporate context. Written in a non-technical and engaging style, and containing clear ideas and instructions that anyone can understand and use, this one-of-a-kind guide will prove an essential tool for any group desperate to find ways of making their meetings more effective. In addition, neighborhood associations, ad hoc committees, social clubs, and other informal groups lacking a clear hierarchy will find solid advice on how to move forward without resorting to "majority rules" or bickering over who will take leadership positions. This book will change the way you hold meetings forever, paving the way for efficiency, efficacy, and peaceful decision making
Paternalism, conflict, and coproduction : learning from citizen action and citizen participation in Western Europe by Lawrence Susskind( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A research team from the United States has completed an examination of citizen participation experiments in seven European countries. The team included Donald Appleyard, Marc Draisen, David Godschalk, Chester Hartman, Janice Perlman, Hans Spiegel, John Zeisel, and ourselves. This book is a product of our joint efforts. Our studies are aimed at summarizing and sharing what can be learned from recent European efforts to enhance the effectiveness of local government through increased public involvement in the organization and management of public services and urban redevelopment. Almost a year was spent assembling the team, developing a shared framework for analysis and identifying appropriate case study cities. European and American public officials and citizen activists helped us assess the potential impact of such a study on current practice. A second year was spent visiting the European cities and preparing the case-study drafts. Finally, team members gathered in Washington, D.C., with fifty American and European public officials, citizen activists, and scholars. A two-day symposium provided an exciting opportunity to present preliminary research findings and encourage an exchange of ideas between researchers, activists, and policymakers. The final versions of the case studies that appear in this book, along with several commentaries by symposium participants, are written especially for city officials and citizen activists. We have tried to translate the results of our scholarly inquiry into pragmatic suggestions for officials and activists
Managing climate risks in coastal communities : strategies for engagement, readiness and adaptation by Lawrence Susskind( )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on research from the New England Climate Adaptation Project, Managing Climate Risks for Coastal Communities introduces a framework for building local capacity to respond to climate change. The authors maintain that local climate adaptation efforts require collective commitments to risk management, but that many communities are not ready to fake on the challenge and urgently need enhanced capacity to support climate adaptation planning. To this end, the book offers statistical assessments of one readiness enhancement strategy, using tailored role-play simulations as part of a broader engagement approach. It also introduces methods for forecasting local climate change risks, as well as for evaluating the social and political context in which collective action must take place. With extensive illustration and example engagement materials, this volume is tailored for use by researchers, policy makers and practitioners
The Land use controversy in Massachusetts : case studies and policy options( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenn Tom Constructors, Inc.( )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built to win : creating a world-class negotiating organization by Hallam Movius( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful negotiation is essential in today's business environment. Until now, most companies have sought to improve their negotiation outcomes by sending individuals to training workshops. This new book, using real-world examples from leading companies, shows a more powerful and less expensive way to achieve success
General Roofing Company by Lawrence Susskind( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study is one in a series of case studies describing applications of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The case study is part of a Corps program to encourage its managers to develop and utilize new ways of resolving disputes. These case studies are a means of providing Corps managers with examples of how other managers have employed ADR techniques. The information in this case study is designed to stimulate innovation by Corps managers in the use of ADR techniques
Proposition 2 1/2 : its impact on Massachusetts : a report from the Impact, 2 1/2 Project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brutoco Engineering and Construction, Inc. by Lawrence Susskind( )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entrepreneurial Negotiation : Understanding and Managing the Relationships that Determine Your Entrepreneurial Success by Samuel Dinnar( )

9 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great majority of startups fail, and most entrepreneurs who have succeeded have had to bounce back from serious mistakes. Entrepreneurs fumble key interactions because they don't know how to handle the negotiation challenges that almost always arise. They mistakenly believe that deals are about money when they are much more complicated than that. This book presents entrepreneurship as a series of interactions between founders, partners, potential partners, investors and others at various stages of the entrepreneurial process - from seed to exit. There are plenty of authors offering 'tips' on how to succeed as an entrepreneur, but no one else scrutinizes the negotiation mistakes that successful entrepreneurs talk about with the authors. As Dinnar and Susskind show, learning to handle emotions, manage uncertainty, cope with technical complexity and build long-term relationships are equally or even more important. This book spotlights eight big mistakes that entrepreneurs often make and shows how most can be prevented with some forethought. It includes interviews with high-profile entrepreneurs about their own mistakes. It also covers gender biases, cultural challenges, and when to employ agents to negotiate on your behalf. Aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs should pay attention to the negotiation errors that even the most successful entrepreneurs commonly make
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Better environmental policy studies : how to design and conduct more effective analysis
Better environmental policy studies : how to design and conduct more effective analysisThe cure for our broken political process : how we can get our politicians to resolve the issues tearing our country apartNegotiating environmental agreements : how to avoid escalating confrontation, needless costs, and unnecessary litigationThe consensus building handbook : a comprehensive guide to reaching agreementTransboundary environmental negotiation : new approaches to global cooperationBreaking the impasse : consensual approaches to resolving public disputesDealing with an angry public : the mutual gains approach to resolving disputesNegotiating on behalf of others : advice to lawyers, business executives, sports agents, diplomats, politicians, and everybody else
Alternative Names
Lawrence Susskind American urban planner

Sasskaĭnd, Lourens

Susskind, Lawrence

Susskind, Lawrence E.

Susskind, Lawrence E. 1947-

Susskind, Lawrence E. 1947- Lawrence Elliott)

Susskind, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elliott)

Susskind, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Elliott), 1947-

Susskind, Lawrence Elliott 1947-

Сасскайнд, Лоуренс

ססקינד, לורנס 1947-

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서스카인드, 로렌스

서스킨드, 로런스

サスカインド, L. E.

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