What is Anchoring in Negotiation?

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What exactly is anchoring in negotiation, and how does it play out at the bargaining table? Consider this anchoring bias example from Harvard Business School and Harvard … Read What is Anchoring in Negotiation?


10 Negotiation Failures

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Here’s a list of 10 negotiation failures drawn from recent negotiations in the news—including deals that were over before they started and those that proved disastrous after … Read 10 Negotiation Failures

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Crisis Communication Examples: What’s So Funny?

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What’s the best way to respond to a public relations crisis? As recent crisis communication examples show, some organizations and individuals opt for humor, hoping some levity … Read Crisis Communication Examples: What’s So Funny?

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To Achieve a Win-Win Situation, First Negotiate with Yourself

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In business negotiations, our actions and reactions often go against creating a win-win situation. Self-examination can help, writes Getting to Yes author William Ury in his book, … Read This Post

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Negotiation Skills in Business Negotiation and Status Consciousness

| | Business Negotiations

Before and during your negotiation, think about who you’ve chosen as a reference group against which you measure yourself. Did you select the group purely to enhance your … Read This Post


Check Out the All-In-One Curriculum Packages!

| | Teaching Negotiation

Introducing a new way to go in-depth when teaching the most important negotiation concepts and to measure learning outcomes.
If you are new to teaching negotiation or are … Read Check Out the All-In-One Curriculum Packages!

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Persuasion in Negotiation: How Tracy Chapman Was Convinced to Play at the 2024 Grammys

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Tracy Chapman’s surprise performance of her 1988 hit song “Fast Car” alongside country star Luke Combs electrified the 2024 Grammy Awards. Combs’ cover had introduced the award-winning … Read This Post

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Women and Negotiation: Narrowing the Gender Gap in Negotiation

| | Business Negotiations

Men tend to achieve better economic results in negotiation than women, negotiation research studies have found overall. Such gender differences are generally small, but evidence from the … Read This Post

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Interpersonal Conflict Resolution: Beyond Conflict Avoidance

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To hear some tell it, we are experiencing an epidemic of conflict avoidance, finding new ways to walk away from conflict rather than engaging in interpersonal conflict … Read This Post

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Dealing with Cultural Barriers in Business Negotiations

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If you negotiate regularly on the job, you probably have engaged in multiple business negotiations with counterparts from other cultures. Negotiating across cultural barriers can significantly expand … Read This Post

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Choose the Right Dispute Resolution Process

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What is dispute resolution? There are three basic types of dispute resolution, each with its pros and cons. The first two, mediation and arbitration, are considered types … Read Choose the Right Dispute Resolution Process

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4 Sales Negotiation Traps—and How to Overcome Them

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Whether you’re planning to put your home up for sale, trying to unload excess merchandise, or searching for new clients, there’s a good chance you’ll make your … Read This Post