Professor Shapiro and Richard Olivier in the “Harvard Gazette”

Posted on Oct 28, 2011 in News

Professor Shapiro and Richard Olivier in the “Harvard Gazette”

Daniel L. Shapiro, Director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program, invited a special guest lecturer, actor Richard Olivier, to give a talk to his Harvard negotiation and conflict management class about William Shakespeare’s play, “Henry V.” Olivier and Shapiro showed how the play offers powerful examples on why being an inspired leader helps in negotiation. “We take a myth and we dramatize it,” he told Professor Shapiro’s class. “You won’t have to speak in iambic pentameter, but we will ask you to imaginatively live through the story and to consider three questions: Who are you? Why are you here? And what are you going to do about it?”

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