Category Archive for: ‘Principles of International Negotiation’

The Five Teamwork Principles to Follow for Winning Negotiations

Even with a well-crafted value argument and solid customer motivation to get a deal done, the whole process can unravel if negotiation leadership and teamwork are absent.  The most effective “tactic” in your arsenal is a unified team. Selecting your team, involving all key players in planning, and maintaining group discipline begin the teamwork  that will hold your important deal …

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Six Principles Every International Negotiator Must Know: M.O.R.E.

This is the fourth post in a series entitled: The Principles of International Negotiation: Finding Universal Value in a Complex World In our two previous posts on international negotiation, we discussed the importance of P&L (Patience and Listening) and the dynamics of credibility and leverage. One is a practice, the second is a conceptual understanding. They are interlocking and dependent. …

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The Dynamics of Credibility and Leverage

This is the third in a series of blog posts The Principles of International Negotiation: Finding Universal Value in a Complex World. "You lied to us." That was what we heard from across the table on the opening of our fifth consecutive negotiation meeting during a Japanese engagement. The actual issue was minor, having only to do with the meeting’s …

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If You Don’t Listen, You Can’t Win: Positive Attitudes for Effective Global Negotiators

This is the second post in a series entitled: The Principles of International Negotiation: Finding Universal Value in a Complex World. You can read all posts in the series here. In its essence, good negotiation is good communication. When the person across the table from you is from a different country, you’ll see and feel just how critical good communication …

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The Principles of International Negotiation: Finding Universal Value in a Complex World

The combination of technology and the evolution of global markets has created exciting opportunities to forge successful relationships and seek lucrative deals globally. While the world has indeed become smaller and a lot faster, culture from country to country, region to region – and even company to company – is far from uniform. With dazzling new opportunities come more potential …

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