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Roger Volkema

Associate Professor Emeritus Department of Management

Professor Volkema is Associate Professor of Management, and has taught courses on negotiation, conflict management, teambuilding, the consultancy process, and organizational behavior. He has authored over fifty journal articles and conference papers on negotiation/mediation/conflict management, decision-making, problem formulation, organizational meetings and group technologies. Volkema also developed a software package for managing teams, groups, and meetings, and published two books on bargaining and negotiation for the American Management Association. He was a Fulbright Fellow at the Departamento de Administracao, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1988.

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B.A., Western Michigan University; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Area of Expertise: Negotiation, conflict resolution, problem formulation, group dynamics, personal conflict and mediation, team building, organizational meetings, Brazil

Additional Information: Roger Volkema regularly conducts courses, seminars and workshops in both North and South America on negotiation, conflict management, teambuilding, the consultancy process and organizational behavior. He has authored more than 50 journal articles and conference papers on these and other topics, developed a software package for managing teams, groups, and meetings (1990), and published two books on bargaining and negotiation for the American Management Association (The Negotiation Toolkit, AMACOM, 1999; Leverage, AMACOM, 2006). Volkema worked for 10 years in the health care field and was a Fulbright Fellow at the Departamento de Administracao, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1988.

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