Review: Wiser – Getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter by Cass Sunstein and Reid Hasite

This review first ran in the Feb. 17 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Wiser: Getting Beyond Groupthink to Make Groups Smarter By Cass Sunstein and Reid Hastie Harvard Business Review Press $30 So who’s the Eeyore in your group? Like the donkey from Winnie the Pooh, who’s your pessimistic and perpetually anxious teammate? Who inContinue reading “Review: Wiser – Getting beyond groupthink to make groups smarter by Cass Sunstein and Reid Hasite”

Review: Dana Caspersen’s Changing the Conversation – The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution

This review first ran in the Feb. 2 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution By Dana Caspersen Penguin Books $20 Scrapping the downtown bus lane was disappointing. The blowback on social media was disconcerting. Folks railed against the “flagrant disrespect for civic engagement” and the “pious hypocrisy”Continue reading “Review: Dana Caspersen’s Changing the Conversation – The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution”