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Bargaining for Advantage

Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People

G. Richard Shell - Author

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ISBN 9781101221372 | 320 pages | 02 May 2006 | Penguin | 18 - AND UP
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The award-winning guide to business negotiation used by top negotiators and training programs all over the world—completely updated and revised

As director of the renowned Wharton Executive Negotiation Workshop, Professor G. Richard Shell has taught thousands of business leaders, administrators, and other professionals how to survive and thrive in the sometimes rough-and-tumble world of negotiation. His systematic, step- by-step approach comes to life in this book, which is available in over ten foreign editions and combines lively storytelling, proven tactics, and reliable insights gleaned from the latest negotiation research.

This updated edition includes:
• A brand-new “Negotiation I.Q.” test designed by Shell and used by executives at the Wharton workshop that reveals each reader’s unique strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator
• A concise manual on how to avoid the perils and pitfalls of online negotiations involving e-mail and instant messaging
• A detailed look at how gender and cultural differences can derail negotiations, and advice for putting talks back on track

Bargaining for Advantage Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction:
It's Your Move
PART I: The Six Foundations of Effective Negotiation
Chapter 1:
The First Foundation: Your Bargaining Style
Chapter 2: The Second Foundation: Your Goals and Expectations
Chapter 3: The Third Foundation: Authoritative Standards and Norms
Chapter 4: The Fourth Foundation: Relationships
Chapter 5: The Fifth Foundation: The Other Party's Interests
Chapter 6: The Sixth Foundation: Leverage
PART II: The Negotiation Process
Chapter 7: Step 1: Preparing Your Strategy
Chapter 8: Step 2: Exchanging Information
Chapter 9: Step 3: Opening and Making Concessions
Chapter 10: Step 4: Closing and Gaining Commitment
Chapter 11: Bargaining with the Devil Without Losing Your Soul: Ethics in Negotiation
Chapter 12: Conclusion: On Becoming an Effective Negotiatior
Appendix A: Bargaining Styles Assessment Tool
Appendix B: Information-Based Bargaining Plan
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index


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