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Negotiating with Governments: How to Deal with Government Officials

Posted by Lara SanPietro & filed under Teaching Negotiation.

Whether at the local, federal, or international level, negotiations with governments often involve unique pressures and constraints. Does the official at the table actually have decision-making authority? What kinds of regulatory or policy constraints are they operating under? Governments often pursue very different interests in negotiations from those of a private company. In Seven Secrets for … Read More 

New Simulation on Cyber Defense of Critical Urban Infrastructure

Posted by Lara SanPietro & filed under Teaching Negotiation.

Save Fairport: Planning for Social Cyber Defense of Critical Urban Infrastructure Cybersecurity for critical urban infrastructure is a major public safety issue for cities. Cyber-attacks can cause major physical damage, as well as sow chaos and undermine public faith in government. Cyber criminals constantly develop new types of malware, which may not be detectable by current … Read More 

Negotiating In Extra Innings

Posted by PON Staff & filed under Business Negotiations.

Major League Baseball (MLB) games are known for their leisurely pacing. The past few years, offseason negotiations between teams and free agents have proceeded at a similarly glacial rate, to the consternation of players. Changing power dynamics between players and teams have contributed to the situation, which has left players eager to revise their collective … Read More 

How to Manage Conflict at Work

Posted by Katie Shonk & filed under Conflict Resolution.

A 62-year-old salesman believes he has convincing evidence that his boss passed him over for a promotion because of his age. What options does he have? He could let the matter drop and perhaps look for another job. He could file an employment-discrimination lawsuit. Or, if his company offers mediation services, he could have the … Read More