Negotiation Training

Negotiation training refers to the range of activities and exercises you can undertake in order to improve or sharpen your negotiation skills. Featuring articles discussing the latest role-play simulations and field research, negotiation training will also publish articles on effective negotiation training for you and your organization as well as the research work of pioneers in the field of negotiation.

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Implement Negotiation Training in Your Organization

Katie Shonk   •  10/27/2020   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

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Organizations across the globe spend many millions of dollars each year on negotiation training for their employees. This training can be in-house, led by consultants and other experts, or employees can travel to training programs at universities and elsewhere. After engaging in a couple of days of training, employees return to the office and attempt … Read More 

The Book of Real-World Negotiations: Successful Strategies from Government, Business, and Daily Life

PON Staff   •  08/31/2020   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

Josh Weiss The Book of Real-World Negotiations

From a life-and-death hostage situation to the Philippines peace process, Joshua Weiss gives us an insider look at the world’s most high-stakes deals to learn what works—and what doesn’t—in negotiation.

Most negotiations fail because the negotiators involved lack the confidence, strategic knowledge, and the basic techniques required to reach the most optimal deals possible. The result? … Read More 

Advanced Negotiation Techniques: Get the Most out of Negotiation Training

Katie Shonk   •  03/02/2020   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

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So, you’re thinking about taking a negotiation course but are not sure if it will be worthwhile. Or maybe you attended one recently (or not so recently) and are wondering whether you are effectively applying what you’ve learned to the negotiations in your business and personal life.

Unfortunately, even after the best negotiation training courses, many … Read More 

Negotiation research you can use: Too guilty to compete?

PON Staff   •  11/30/2019   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

Our emotions—including anger, sadness, happiness, and disgust—influence our negotiation behavior in systematic ways, research shows. In a new study, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher Uriel Haran is the first to examine whether feeling guilty affects our competitive drive.

Guilt is often triggered by behavior we’re ashamed of, and it doesn’t feel very good. On the plus … Read More 

Must-Read Negotiation Books for 2019

Katie Shonk   •  09/02/2019   •  Filed in Negotiation Training


The year 2017 offered plenty of negotiation hits and misses in the realms of government, business, and beyond. To avoid failed negotiations in 2018, politicians, business leaders, and the rest of us would be wise to explore the following recent negotiation books, which can help steer us through our most difficult negotiating dilemmas: … Read More 

Negotiation Training with Heart

Katie Shonk   •  07/12/2018   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

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In typical negotiation skills training, we are taught to get beyond our emotions and look at situations rationally. There’s merit to this approach, of course, as feelings can cloud our judgment. But consider what Lieutenant Jack Cambria, who retired in August as the longest-running head of the New York Police Department’s (NYPD’s) hostage negotiation team, … Read More 

Putting Negotiation Training to Work: The Limits of Lectures

Max Bazerman   •  07/05/2018   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

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Negotiation training lectures, like publications, are an excellent means of transmitting knowledge from an expert to a less knowledgeable audience.

I have attended many amazing lectures on a multitude of topics and have learned fascinating information about the ecosystem, politics in different nations, animal species, and so on. I even have enjoyed hearing negotiation experts talk … Read More 

For Better Negotiation Training, Study the U.S. Government’s Mistakes

Katie Shonk   •  03/15/2018   •  Filed in Negotiation Training

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Business professionals seeking to improve their negotiation training can learn a great deal from the mistakes made in newsworthy negotiations.

To take one recent example, Steven M. Davidoff of the New York Times’ “DealBook” recently analyzed how the U.S. governments rushed negotiations to save U.S. automaker Chrysler led to a costly long-term problem. … Read More 

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