Appendix E: Checklist on How to Improve Listening Skills

Appendix F: Attitudes Communicated Non-Verbally

Appendix G: Recommended Reading

Appendix H: Negotiation Case Study

Negotiating the Voluntary Siting of Nuclear Waste Facilities—An Impossible Mission Made Possible

Use of Interactive Simulation Environments for the Development of Negotiation Tools
Interactive computer programs have been used successfully for many years to facilitate the planning and operation of water resources. Recently, advances in computer software have made...

Engineering Pre-engineered Buildings
Pre-engineered buildings have become more sophisticated. There are several manuals and guides on how to engineer the so-called pre-engineered structures, but none are complete. There are...

When It's Time to Sell
Although ownership transition is sometimes achieved through an internal or management buyout, in many scenarios, the retirement of a shareholder or partner will result in a sale to an...

Can Negotiations Succeed? The Platte River Case
A study of the processes by which water is allocated in the Platte River system affords an excellent opportunity for studying decision-making processes. The case is not one where only...

Monitoring and Mitigating the Socioeconomic Impacts of Coastal Oil and Gas Development
Santa Barbara County has required that all companies engaged in major offshore oil and gas projects participate in a Socioeconomic Monitoring and Mitigation Program (SEMP). Yearly impact...

Cooperation and the Endangered Species Act
Passage of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973 set the stage for some of the nations most polemic environmental battles. One of these is in the Colorado River Basin which is home...

Dealing with the Difficult Utility
The experience of an independent hydroelectric power developer, STS HydroPower, Ltd. (STS), involved in the full scope of hydroelectric activities is desribed. The purpose of the paper...

Computer Assisted Claims Management and Preparation for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Interest in improving dispute resolution has risen steadily in recent years. Several U.S. government agencies have begun experimenting with alternative means of dispute resolution, such...

Negotiations: How do You Measure Success?
Negotiating a 'successful' outcome once a dispute has arisen is often more difficult than negotiating agreement prior to the emergence of conflict. The basic...

Airport Construction: The Japanese Way
Japan is spending tens of billions of dollars on airport projects domestically and abroad through their aid programs. Examples of construction at the New Osaka Airport (Kansai), Narita/Tokyo,...

Water Reallocation of the Carson River
The federal courts have not been able to allocate the waters of the Carson or Truckee Rivers in such a manner as to satisfy all the users. As a result, there have been a number of suits...

Successful Siting Incentives
Citizen opposition to the siting of facilities that store, produce or use hazardous materials is both widespread and problematic. There are siting incentives that have worked to allay...

Future Transfers of Water and Conveyance Capacity Between the CVP and the California SWP
On November 24, 1986, the Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) and the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) executed an agreement known as the Coordinated Operations Agreement or COA....

Don't Litigate. Negotiate!
Because of the nature of the construction business, contract disputes are often the rule rather than the exception. Rather than spending millions of dollars and many years on litigation,...

The Role of Negotiation in Managing Water Conflicts

 

 

 

 

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