All posts by Andrea Schneider

Sacred DR Story–The Wise Woman of Abel of Beth-maacah

Another story from Charlie Pillsbury of Quinnipiac: There’s a sacred ADR story in the Second Book of Samuel, which relates how the negotiating skills of a “wise woman” saved her city of Abel of Beth-maacah. 2 Samuel 20: 1-22*.  A man named Sheba son of Bichri tried to incite a rebellion among the people of … Continue reading Sacred DR Story–The Wise Woman of Abel of Beth-maacah

Instead of Eliminating Negotiation, How About Eliminating Backlash?

I am grateful for Michael’s push in his blog post last week to think more about job negotiation, particularly after Reddit announced that they will no longer negotiate starting salaries (in order to avoid gender bias).   The Program on Negotiation followed up Ellen Pao’s gambit noting three problems with her approach:  (1) women aren’t the problem (it’s … Continue reading Instead of Eliminating Negotiation, How About Eliminating Backlash?

Charlie Pillsbury on Paul as a Conflict Resolution Specialist

A second story courtesy of Charlie Pillsbury at Quinnipiac: There’s a wonderful ADR story in Paul’s first letter to the newly established Christian church in Corinth.  These Corinthian Christians were in conflict with each other over almost everything:  over whom to believe – Paul or Apollos, over sexual relations, circumcision, marriage, food, hair styles, veils, … Continue reading Charlie Pillsbury on Paul as a Conflict Resolution Specialist

Israel Reflections 2015–Putting the Lessons into Action

Before posting our last (and fabulous) blog post from the trip, I just want to say that it has been a real delight to share all of these reflections from my terrific students with our blogging community.  Looking forward already to the next trip in 2017! Student James Bowers does a beautiful job here outlining how learning … Continue reading Israel Reflections 2015–Putting the Lessons into Action