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Strategic Facilitation of Complex Decision-Making

How Process and Context Matter in Global Climate Change Negotiations

Hernández, Ariel Macaspac

2014, XVII, 266 p. 39 illus., 1 illus. in color.

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  • Multidisciplinary study involving political science, decision analysis, psychology and management science
  • Directed to an audience of experts and students of negotiation and conflict management
  • Offers a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art negotiation and decision-making techniques and provides practical tools for negotiators and policy-makers
  • Presents the results of simulation games conducted by the author that is useful to climate negotiators
This book provides theoretical and practical insights for effective decision making in situations that involve various types of conflict cleavages. Embedding historical analysis, negotiation analysis, political scientific analysis and game theoretical analysis in an integrated analytical framework allows a comprehensive perspective on various dilemmas and self-enforcing dynamics that inhibit decision making. The conceptualization of strategic facilitation highlights the value of leadership, chairmanship and the role of threshold states in facilitating decision making as the global climate change negotiations unfolds.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Climate Change - Conflict Management - Decision-Making - Negotiation - Path Dependence - Simulation Games

Related subjects » Environmental / Development / Agricultural Economics - Global Change - Climate Change - International, Foreign and Comparative Law - Operations Research & Decision Theory - Political Science

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