Over the last several decades, CDR Associates have published many contributions to the field from books, to white papers, situations assessments and case studies. Here you will find a small selection of our resources. If you wish to learn more, we would love to talk to you. Contact us
Handbook on Global and Multicultural Negotiation
In a globalized and multicultural world, several of the most valuable skills to have are effective ways to communicate and negotiate with people from diverse backgrounds. The Handbook of Multicultural and Global Negotiation by CDR Partners Christopher Moore and Peter Woodrow is based on extensive research and their work in over 100 countries. It provides practical and successful strategies for negotiation between individuals and groups from different cultures and how to reach enduring agreements or resolve disputes.
The Conflict Paradox: Seven Dilemmas at the Core of Disputes
The Conflict Paradox, the new book by CDR Founding Partner Bernie Mayer, explores what lies at the root of effective conflict work. In this creative, profound, and yet deeply practical book, Bernie outlines seven key dilemmas that conflict practitioners face every day. The Conflict Paradox challenges all of us, disputants and interveners alike, to adopt a new way to think about the choices we all face in conflict.
Strengthening the Practice of Peacemaking and Preventive Diplomacy in the United Nations: The UNITAR Approach
For 22 years, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has presented a highly successful seminar on Peacemaking and Preventive Diplomacy for UN staff and Foreign Service officers from around the world. CDR Partners Susan Wildau and Christopher Moore have been key presenters at the seminars since the beginning of the program. They have now contributed three chapters on multiparty mediation to this book on the content and process used in the seminar, which is now available to the public.
The Mediation Process, 4th ed.
In the almost thirty years since CDR partner Christopher Moore originally published this book, conflict resolution practitioners, faculty, and students have depended on The Mediation Process as the all-inclusive guide to the discipline. This thoroughly revised and expanded fourth edition has been updated to include coverage of the most contemporary issues in mediation practice.
The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and Intervention
CDR founding Partner Bernard Mayer once again demonstrates his unique ability to weave theory and practice together with real-world examples whether about warring nations or a family dispute to help readers better understand both the fundamentals and nuances involved in working in the conflict arena. The Dynamics of Conflict is a very important read for anyone who works with people in conflict.
Beyond Neutrality: Confronting the Crisis in Conflict Resolution
In this thought-provoking, passionately written book, CDR founding partner Bernard Mayer, an internationally acclaimed leader in the field, dares practitioners to ask the hard questions about alternative dispute resolution.Offering a committed practitioner’s critique of the profession of mediation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution, Beyond Neutrality focuses on the current crisis in the field of conflict resolution and offers a pragmatic response.
Produced Water Beneficial Use Dialogue White Paper
A team from CDR interviewed nearly 30 stakeholders, designed and facilitated a 65-person dialogue in Grand Junction, and drafted a white paper outlining key issues and proposed next steps. Contact Ryan Golten, firstname.lastname@example.org, to learn more.
Lower Snake River District Situation Assessment
Assessment conducted for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
U.S. Federal District Court, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and Klamath River Parties in California and Oregon
Situation Assessment on Prospects of Mediation of Klamath River Issues.
Situation Assessment on Flood Control Planning for the Red River of the North
Assessment conducted for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Red River Watershed Management Board.
Participatory Water Monitoring: A Guide for Preventing and Managing Conflict
D. Atkins and CDR founding partner S. Wildau.
Negotiating Coordination of Surface and Groundwater Use and Management: The Governor’s Water Policy Task Force, State of Nebraska
Published by CDR founding partner Christopher Moore, Ann Bleed and CDR CEO and Principal Jonathan Bartsch, this paper was presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Transboudary Water Management, Tucson, Arizona, November 16-19th, 2004.
Missouri River Basin, U.S, Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
Report of IFC and EBRD Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) Meetings on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline
Written by Founding CDR Partner M.M. Golten.
ACG Phase 1, Shah Deniz and South Caucasas Pipeline Projects; Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey; August and September 2003
A Guide to Designing and Implementing Grievance Mechanisms for Development Projects
Written by CDR founding partner, Christopher Moore and former CDR Associate Peter Woodrow, Mapping Cultures: Strategies for Effective Intercultural Conflict Resolution in Second Track/Citizens Diplomacy: Concepts and Techniques for Conflict Transformation was published in 2002. Contact Chris