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Price Tactics for Win-Lose Negotiations
There are some terms that need to be understood when you are involved in one-on-one negotiations. These are negotiations that pit two parties against each other, where the only interest is to wrest out the best value for themselves. this typically results in a win-lose or lose-lose outcome. When it comes to issues involving the price of a product or service, and there is little interest in forming a relationship, you need to know how to use the right tactics to gain the most for your
Foreign Currency Contract Agreement Risks
When a negotiator embarks on an negotiating an international agreement with a foreign partner, they have to give serious consideration to which currency is going to be used in their financial transactions. There is a certain amount of risk that a company might have to assume as even veteran skilled negotiators consider whether they are going to issue or receive payments in a foreign denomination. It occasionally happens that between the time when a contract is signed, and when
Litigation
Litigation [lit-i-gey-shuh n] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/Litigation.mp3
Multiparty Negotiations (part 2)
Now that we have considered all the challenges that can be posed by multiparty negotiations in Multi-Party Negotiations (part 1), let us now turn to examining some really effective solutions and tactics, to overcome some of these barriers. 3 Primary Considerations Non - Agreement Consequences: One of the first things a negotiator needs, is to understand what costs and consequences may occur, should the group fail to reach a negotiated agreement. In other words, what are our
Union Constituency Authority Limits
Union negotiators may find that the authority limits they are authorised to observe in a collective bargaining labour negotiation on behalf of their members can be a double edged sword. One tactical advantage in using their constituency authority can include the ability to manipulate public visibility to what is transpiring behind closed doors Another advantage to gain leverage. By raising issues into the public forum, negotiators may be able to manipulate public support
Joint Venture Agreement
Joint Venture Agreement [joint] [ven-cher] [uh-gree-muh nt] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/JointVentureAgreement.mp3
Multi-Party Negotiations (part 1)
Many business partnerships that are forged in today's increasingly specialised business milieu, often involves 3 or more partners who are co-joining into complex agreements. This bubbling stew pot of positions, needs, and ambitions requires dexterous handling of the right ingredients. This ambitious blend makes the difference between savouring a rich and inviting texture of tastes, or storming out the door in disgust. It's a delicate balancing act where everyone is
The Importance of Business Communications (Japan Negotiation)
The importance of keeping the lines of communication open with your business partners cannot be overemphasized. Both our domestic partnerships and especially our foreign partnerships are premised extensively on the how frequently and on which important issues the partners talk. Lines of communications need to be a two way process, flowing back and forth. Too many international negotiators do not take the time, and dismiss the need to include some frank discussion in how
Internal Negotiation
Internal Negotiation [in-tur-nl] [ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/InternalNegotiation.mp3
Group Negotiations
When you have a group of managers sitting in a boardroom, you could be reminded of ancient Roman days, when two or more robed members, clustered in the shadows intent on forming a power block. Plotting to cause the downfall of another member or leader. Being a Caesar or a Senator of the ruling class in Roman times, often meant a very limited life span. It was not always the greatest gig it might have seemed on the surface. At times modern budget meetings don't seem all that dissimilar,
Success in China - The Celanese Joint Venture
by - Dr Bob March
Disclaimer: It is against the The Negotiation Experts' principles to offer its services to the tobacco industry. This Celanese case study has been reproduced for the purposes of study only, and in no way condones the damage tobacco causes. Overview One of the most closely studied Chinese joint ventures is that involving Celanese Corporation of the United States, a producer of value-added industrial chemicals, and China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC). The venture
Negotiation Interests
Negotiation Interests [ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n] [in-ter-ists] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/NegotiationInterests.mp3
Negotiation Place: Does Turf Matter?
by - Marty Latz
At the close of the day, I was escorted into his corner office. He was the managing partner of the law firm, and he sat behind a huge desk, in the power position. It was my final interview. If it went well, I hoped to receive a job offer. So began our negotiation. Many would state that I was already at a disadvantage. I was on his turf, in his office, at the mercy of his schedule, and he ruled the environment. I'm not so sure. While these factors can provide a leg up, I discovered some important
Integrative Framework
Integrative Framework [in-ti-grey-tiv] [freym-wurk] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/IntegrativeFramework.mp3
Business Contract Agreement Advice
Once upon a time, business people would seal a transaction with nothing more than a robust grasp of arms or a firm handshake. When the deal fell apart, they often settled the matter through a pain filled contest of weapons. Whoever was clubbed senseless or killed lost the argument. Years down the line, someone wiser, and probably less skilled with club or sword, decided there had to be a better way. And yes Virginia (in the U.S.of A ), is where lawyers originated, and aren't we all
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
Initial Public Offering (IPO) [ih-nish-uh l] [puhb-lik] [aw-fer-ing] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/InitialPublicOffering(IPO).mp3
Business Negotiation Preparation
All good negotiation plans are premised on good strategy and adapting our tactics to meet new challenges. Strategy is not based on guesswork but on intelligence, and even more importantly, negotiation preparation. It is one thing to prepare for a negotiation within our own country, but it is entirely different when we consider a business partnership that operates within an altogether different culture. If we don't prepare wisely beforehand, then we're likely to be in for
Hostage Negotiation
Hostage Negotiation [hos-tij] [ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/HostageNegotiation.mp3
Getting them to the Negotiation Table
We have a vision that's going to set the world on fire and make us appear like a hero, if we can pull it off. What if the other negotiator doesn't want to come to the table? What happens if we do get them there, greet them with smiles and extended hand, and they respond with grim faces shadowed with deep suspicion? To get our negotiations off to a solid positive start, there are two hurdles we need to overcome before we set out on a positive foot. The first hurdle, is to get the other side to
Negotiation Haggling
Negotiation Haggling [ni-goh-shee-ey-shuh n] [hag-ling] https://www.negotiations.com/wp-content/uploads/migration/sounds/NegotiationHaggling.mp3