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Conflict Resolution Advice

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American Friends Service Committee

Semester: 2008 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Zeke Reich & Jay Osha

Conduct a conflict analysis with recommendation… More

American Friends Service Committee

Semester: 2008 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jim Kreen & Lande Spottswood

Develop a management model that honors institutional culture… More

First Unitarian Society in Newton

Semester: 2011 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Kate Van Akin & Rose Yan

This project will partner HNMCP students with a local Unitarian Universalist congregation to design a new conflict management system for the congregation. The First Unitarian Society in Newton (FUSN) has a proud history of serving the spiritual needs of approximately 600 individuals in Newton, MA. Despite FUSN’s emphasis on creating a spiritually nurturing and socially… More

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates/Atrius Health

Semester: 2013 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Curriculum Development & Delivery

Students: Hema Patel & Sara del Nido

Atrius Health is an association of six multi-specialty, non-profit, physician group practices employing over 1,100 physicians and serving over 1,000,000 patients in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. Due to intense external challenges and cost pressures, medical chiefs and directors at Harvard Vanguard/Atrius Health are being challenged to take practice performance to new levels. Site and specialty… More

Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession and an AMLaw 100 Firm

Semester: 2012 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Kay Lee, Rebecca Liu and Luke Marumba

The Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession (IILP) and an AmLaw 100 firm with over 1,100 lawyers across offices in Asia, Europe and the United States have recruited HNMCP to conduct a stakeholder assessment to better understand the firm’s current systems for handling internal disputes, disagreements, and misunderstandings that involve diversity and inclusion issues on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, and LGBT issues within the firm… More

Mercy Corps

Semester: 2007 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Amy Gordon & Tina Rad

Evaluate the best practices for international land disputes… More

National Forest Foundation

Semester: 2016 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Brady Bender, Michael Reiterman, and Han Ding

The National Forest Foundation (NFF), chartered by Congress, engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System, and administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests. The NFF  encourages and supports collaborative processes, and strives to improve relationships… More

OneVoice Movement

Semester: 2013 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Sarah Kalin, Frédérique Couture-Carrier, and Jennifer Garnett

The OneVoice Movement is an Israeli-Palestinian parallel initiative seeking to build a two-state solution in the hope achieving a lasting peace for both peoples. HNMCP students will conduct a stakeholder assessment of businesses, think tanks, and NGO’s promoting conflict resolution in the region to determine how much mission-overlap they have and how they might better work together towards peace.… More

Perkins School For The Blind

Semester: 2016 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Analysis, Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Amy Woolfson and Martina Radney

Perkins is an organization committed to improving the lives of people with blindness and deafblindness all around the world. The organization is driven by a team of experts and supported by a community committed to fulfilling this core mission. Over the last year and a half, Perkins has undergone some significant changes to the leadership… More

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark

Semester: 2009 Fall

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Toby Berkman & Adam Kinon

In 2002, The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark launched the New Energies Parish Transition Project, which needed to make recommendations about how best to consolidate unviable parishes with one another. In 2003, the recommendation was made to merge St. Mary’s and St. Mark’s parishes in Rahway. To this day, this recommendation is being strongly contested by… More

TBWA

Semester: 2013 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Dispute System Design, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Jason Orr and Natasha Caldwell

TBWA is the seventh largest Advertising Agency Network in the world, with 260+ offices in 100 countries. In North America, their two largest advertising offices operate under the name TBWAChiat Day, and are located in NY & LA. The changing workforce demographics for multinational companies is slowly causing increased internal conflict as communication and methods… More

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Early Resolution and Conciliation Division

Semester: 2015 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice

Students: Deanna Parrish, Elizabeth Bramon, and Zhiliang Zhang

The USDA has 17 different agencies, each with its own alternative dispute resolution program to manage internal conflicts. These programs have heretofore operated with significant autonomy. HNMCP students will assess the programs and offer recommendations on best practices and systems design suggestions that bolster effectiveness across the 17 ADR programs.… More

U.S. Department of State

Semester: 2014 Spring

Project Type: Conflict Resolution Advice, Stakeholder Assessment

Students: Erin Bloom, James O'Neill

A complex framework of legally binding treaties and less formal agreements governs water sharing and use in Central Asia. The Department of State hopes to facilitate dialogue among the region’s stakeholders. HNMCP students will examine legal and non-binding frameworks governing water use in the region, review and recommend best practices, and recommend strategies towards a facilitated dialogue to address cooperation, mutual learning and coordinated action to build sustained legal relationships amongst stakeholders.… More