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Chair of Negotiation and Conflict Management

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Welcome to the website of the Chair of Negotiation and Conflict Management (NECOM) at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics at ETH Zurich.

The group's research and teaching combines the theoretical background of negotiation engineering, different technical and applied negotiation schools of thought, mediation and conflict management, with the practical appreciation of negotiation based on the mathematical background and more than 30 years of Prof. Dr. Michael Ambühl's diplomatic experience.

We welcome you to learn more about our activities on the next webpages, and appreciate receiving your views, ideas, requests and applications by .

Necom News

19.09.2016

"Migrationsland Schweiz - 15 Vorschläge für die Zukunft"

Prof. Michael Ambühl und Dr. Sibylle Zürcher haben einen Beitrag zum Buch „Migrationsland Schweiz - 15 Vorschläge für die Zukunft“ von Christine Abbt und Johan Rochel beigetragen. Read more 

14.09.2016

Bottom-up approach for the resettlement of refugees?

Dr. Philip Grech from NECOM appeared in an Euronews article on the refugee crisis. Read more 

25.08.2016

The "Bottom-up Safeguard Clause"

The conference of cantonal governments (KdK) today presented the model of a "bottom-up safeguard clause" for the implementation of the initiative on mass immigration (Masseneinwanderungsinitiative). The model was developed by the Chair of Negotiation and Conflict Management (Ambühl, Antonini, Zürcher) and is a further development of the bottom-up safeguard clause for cross-border commuters, adapting it for migration. Read more 

27.06.2016

Tobias Langenegger Wins Young Researcher Award

NECOM researcher and doctoral candidate Tobias Langenegger won the 2016 GDN Springer Young Researcher Award (Runner Up) at the 16th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation (GDN) in Bellingham, USA.   Read more 

07.03.2016

The "Bottom-up Safeguard Clause"

The Canton of Ticino today presented the model of a "bottom-up safeguard clause" for the implementation of the initiative on mass immigration (Masseneinwanderungsinitiative). The model had been developed at the ETH's Chair of Negotiation and Conflict Management under the leadership of Prof. Michael Ambühl. Read more 

Recent Interviews and Talks

Prof. Ambühl's interviews and talks can be found on the Interviews page.

Have a look at Prof. Ambühl's TED Talk!

Negotiation is commonplace in everyday life. A mathematical approach to negotiation, which Professor Ambühl calls “Negotiation Engineering”, re-imagines negotiation processes and outcomes. This talk highlights both personal and international case studies on how Negotiation Engineering can evaluate and even predict negotiation outcomes.

To find out more, have a look at Prof. Ambühl's TED Talk!

 
 
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