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2014-09-04 11:23:23

Have you ever watched an ongoing problem on the news and thought, “I have a solution for that?” You might want to think about a career in negotiation and dispute resolution. Skilled negotiators work in the corporate world, in government, in the legal system, and in virtually all industries. If you have a knack for soothing tensions and generating solutions, you might make the world a better place by getting hands-on with dispute resolution. What Does a Negotiator Do? Negotiators bring...

2008-02-14 12:00:41

Columbia University's School of Continuing Education will launch a new Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in fall 2008. This graduate degree program is designed to train professionals to be effective negotiators and problem-solvers in a range of fields, including business, law, education, health care, government, human resource management and labor relations. Through examination of theory and practical methodology, the program focuses on constructive...

2006-01-04 23:13:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Major League Baseball appealed to a mediator on Wednesday to resolve its dispute with Washington, D.C., over a stalled agreement to build a $667 million city-financed stadium for the Washington Nationals. The league, which owns the team, said it filed a claim to mediate the dispute with the American Arbitration Association after the city failed to approve a lease agreement, acquire necessary land and sell bonds by a year-end 2005 deadline. District of Columbia...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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