Dayle E. Spencer

Dayle E. Spencer is a director of PANGAEA and works with corporate clients on issues of strategic planning, leadership, conflict resolution, and change management. She provides expert advice in the areas of health care, communications, manufacturing, education, and professional services. She is certified to administer and interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and has used the tool with more than 2,000 clients.

Ms. Spencer is a lawyer / negotiator who is best known for having been the founding Director of the Conflict Resolution Program at the Carter Center of Emory University. There she worked with former President Jimmy Carter for almost ten years to develop his approaches to negotiating and mediating international conflicts, including civil wars. She also teaches graduate students in the MBA program at the University of Hawaii.

She was instrumental in founding the International Negotiation Network (INN), a flexible, informal network that coordinates third party assistance, expert analysis and advice, media attention and funding to bring about the peaceful resolution of intra-national conflict.

Ms. Spencer has organized negotiations between numerous governments and revolutionary leaders in civil war situations, including Ethiopia and Eritrea, Sudan and the Sudanese People’s Liberation Front, Liberia and the National Patriotic Front of Liberia. She is one of the few Americans to have negotiated with the government of North Korea and was instrumental in arranging for the peace initiative undertaken by President Carter in that region. Her work in conflict resolution has taken her to over fifty countries where she has had hands on involvement in a myriad of issues.

Dayle E. Spencer

Dayle E. Spencer

She served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama for eight years, and was law clerk to Chief Judge John R. Brown, of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dayle Spencer has served a variety of corporate clients including: Arthur Andersen, Atlantic Richfield Company, Mercedes-Benz North America, Bell South, and Andersen Consulting. She has trained over 750 individuals principles of leadership, conflict resolution, and management of change.

William J. Spencer

William J. Spencer is an expert in facilitating and managing change. His knowledge of organizational change has been used by the leadership of a wide variety of organizations in strategic planning, conflict resolution, corporate visioning, meeting and conference facilitation, leadership development, process improvement, and team building. He is an effective executive coach and problem solver. His articles on business management strategies are regularly featured in the Pacific Business News. Over the past thirty years he has worked with numerous industries, managing assignments in Asia, Europe and North America. His facilitation skills have contributed to the success of new market positioning, the streamlining of manufacturing processes, new development, and a wide array of change management opportunities.

Will Spencer has worked to legitimize and expand the field of conflict resolution through his efforts as a practitioner, and in his application of such techniques as the use of eminent persons strategies, single negotiating text strategies, and joint problem solving.

Willam J. Spencer

Willam J. Spencer

He is most recognized for his work leading to the creation of new institutions such as the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) and the International Negotiation Network, based at the Carter Center of Emory University. Will Spencer has trained thousands of individuals from more than 250 organizations in the skills of problem solving, conflict resolution, and other organizational development skills.

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