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Max Bazerman

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Max H. Bazerman is the Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Centering his research on decision making, ethics, and negotiation, he has authored, coauthored, or co-edited more than 180 articles and 16 books, including Negotiation Genius (with Deepak Malhotra, Bantam Books, in press), Predictable Surprises: The Disasters You Should Have Seen Coming, and How to Prevent Them (with M. Watkins) and the sixth edition of Judgment in Managerial Decision Making. Bazerman has conducted projects in more than 25 countries, including more than 50 with companies in the United States. His recent awards include an honorary doctorate from the University of London (London Business School), the Kulp-Wright Book Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association for Predictable Surprises (with Michael Watkins), and the Life Achievement Award from the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program.

 

 

Programs

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Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance

Designed to help participants understand the common biases and irrational investment behaviors that significantly influence the behavior of financial markets and produce suboptimal outcomes for investors.  Click for Details.

 

Leadership for the 21st Century

Designed to challenge fundamental assumptions about how to courageously and effectively exercise leadership and authority for the purposes you care about most.  Click for Details.

 

Mastering Negotiation

Addresses the challenges of negotiating across cultures, organizations, and sectors in a world of various economic, political, and social problems, where sustainable solutions require consensus among multiple stakeholders.  Click for Details.

 

Leadership Decision Making

Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance offers important new insights into leadership based on breakthrough scientific discoveries about decision making.  Click for Details.

 

Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy

Illustrates how behavioral science insights can be used to design innovative solutions to public policy problems, both big and small.  Click for Details.

 

 


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