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Strategic Persuasion

A seminar in effective negotiations, problem solving, and conflict resolution

This workshop has already taken place.

This half-day workshop addressed the varying challenges and scenarios that academics face, either pre- or post-tenure. Workshop content included key concepts of negotiation and interest-based solution finding.

Workshop goals for participants:


For post-doctoral fellows and pre-tenure and non-tenure-track faculty
8:00 Registration and Check-in
8:15-12:00 Workshop
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Discussion (in San Francisco Marriott: Golden Gate A1)
For post-tenure faculty
1:00 Registration and Check-in
1:15-5:00 Workshop


The onsite costs of the workshop are covered by our grant.


Applications will be considered on a space-available basis. As of December 2, 2008, there is still space available in both sessions.


Barbara Butterfield, Chief Human Resource Officer for Academic and Staff Human Resources and Affirmative Action, University of Michigan
Jane Tucker, Senior Manager, Sap - Administration Systems Management Group, Duke University

This workshop is part of the On the Cutting Edge professional development program for current and future geoscience faculty, sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers with funding provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education .

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