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Practical Ethics: Four Paths to Greater Virtue
Negotiation Ethics It is no surprise to me that, in this time of comprised ethics and values, there are an ever increasing number of books and articles that stress the importance of ethics and values in everyday life. Ethics, ethical behaviour, and taking personal responsibility for choices carry even more importance in today’s business world. It is with this in mind that I would like to share with you a few reflections on ethics to assist us maintain that high standard of thought,
How Time Pressure Affects The Outcome Of A Negotiation
In Puerto Prince, Haiti, former President Jimmy Carter, Colin Powell, and Senator Sam Nunn were in intense negotiations with Haiti's military commander, General Cedras. The telephone rang and it was President Clinton calling who advised them that he had already begun the invasion and they had 30 minutes to get out of there. That was putting extreme time pressure on the negotiation, and people become pliable under time pressure. When do your children ask you for something?
Negotiation (2nd Edition - book review)
Negotiation 2nd Edition is a must read for both the novice and the professional who engages in negotiation. This book is packed with the latest developments in the theory and practice of the negotiation process and conflict management. The authors have drawn upon a rich pool of resources from business schools, education, public policy, psychology and many other sources. The result is a rich product that delves deeply into the subject of negotiation and examines the topic matter
How to Succeed When Working With Tactical Negotiators
The top priority that people have in negotiating sessions I teach, is dealing with tactical, positional negotiators. Students will present comments like, "I dislike to negotiate because it forces me to deal with ‘those people’ who use underhanded negotiation tactics to try to trip you up or fool you. It is adversarial, and I am there trying to get an agreement or solve a problem. All they want to do is trick me so they can win." The problem in dealing with these situations is
Ask Clever Questions in Your Negotiations
Do you use—and can you tell apart—the various types of negotiation questions? How often can you tell when your chain is being pulled to get a "fight or flight" response out of you? Asking questions the right way is both an art and a science. Ask the question the wrong way, and the other negotiator might act like a turtle, becoming defensive and withdrawing into their shell. Ask the question the right way, and the other negotiator might "spill the beans." Let's look at some
Negotiating Foreign Currency Exchange Agreements (Part 2)
The other foreign currency challenge that can cause us to scratch our heads while our faces screw up in a perplexed frown is how to manage situations when the foreign currency is not easily convertible. The reason could be a result of the unsteady political climate of the country, or the foreign trading partner has taut policies that deliberately limit the ability of its citizens to use the foreign exchange market. The value of currencies could also be deliberately regulated
Sales Negotiation Training
Close more deals at higher Revenue & Margins. Tool-sets to keep control.
"The training was excellent and is being used on a regular basis and broadly across the team. Trading Plans have become common, though not always done with the thoroughness that they should be. I've also seen us establish relationship goals, particularly in challenging negotiations, spend more time preparing and debriefing, and use our Business Managers
Advanced Negotiation Training
In-depth personalised expert video feedback. Negotiate complex role plays.
"Video review and role plays were great. Exciting, new and existing ways of growing business and develop better processes. Review of videos was invaluable. Reinforcing key information whilst building good ground. Stories to support brought the theory to life and gave confidence that the theory works. Practicing and the case studies were great. Getting
Contract Negotiation Training
Contract negotiation skills for buyers. Achieve big savings & create value.
"The case studies were well chosen and crafted to meet our specific work field's specialties. The large share of active role plays and case studies ensured high levels of active participation. Very flexible trainer, good time management, interesting topics. I liked the personalised analysis of the conflict modes and HBDI. Very important to know one's limitations/strengths