The Five-Percent: Finding Solutions to Seemingly Impossible Conflicts
Peter T. Coleman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology and Education, Department of Social-Organizational Psychology, Columbia University
Host: David Inge
Most conflicts, whether global or interpersonal, end up being resolved peacefully. Yet one of every 20 ends up in a stalemate, with the two sides locked in to their positions. These disputes rarely go away. Often they get worse, escalating to the point of violence. Peter Coleman says the only solution is to see these conflicts in a new way. Coleman, director of the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, offers a new strategy for resolving stubborn arguments, the subject of his book "The Five Percent."
This is a repeat broadcast from Thursday, February 02, 2012, 10 am