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What is International Business Negotiation?

International business negotiation is has a lot of cultural barriers. One of those barriers is communication.

Communication in negotiation is the means by which negotiators can achieve objectives, build relationships, and resolve disputes. Most negotiators know that it is the most important tool you can have for successful negotiations. Communication becomes even more important when negotiations include counterparts that are from different cultures.

In cross-cultural negotiations with international business negotiation, you need to understand how culture consists with socially transmitted behavior patterns, attitudes, norms, and values of a given community, whether a nation, an ethnic group, or even an organization. Understanding a foreign counterpart’s culture is a lot like peeling an onion, as you interpret behavior to reveal attitudes, which reflect norms, which are founded on values.

Read the articles below to learn more about international business negotiation, and download our free report, Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Negotiation.

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Why Classic Cases?

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Why are some negotiation exercises still used in a great many university classes even twenty years after they were written? In an effort to understand more about the enduring quality of some classic teaching materials, we asked faculty affiliated with PON to explain why they think some role play simulations remain bestsellers in the Clearinghouse … Read More 

Jeswald Salacuse Article Published in International Negotiation Journal

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Jeswald Salacuse’s article Teaching International Business Negotiation: Reflections on Three Decades of Experience was published in International Negotiation, Volume 15, Number 2. The full article can be purchased here. Abstract: The author has taught international business negotiation in a wide variety of university courses and executive training programs throughout the world during the last three decades. He … Read More