The essentials of negotiation

Harvard Business School PressSociety for Human Resource Management (U.S.) Harvard Business Press, 1 Apr 2005 - 355 halaman This hands-on book explains the basics of how to prepare for and conduct a negotiation, and offers specific strategies for negotiating effectively with employees, bosses, customers, vendors, and other key groups HR professionals consistently work with. Today's HR professionals work side by side with senior executives to devise a strategy for their organizations and to marshal the talent and resources to implement it. That means going beyond the traditional HR domain and mastering the fundamentals of all aspects of business and management. The Business Literacy for HR Professionals series, developed in conjunction with the Society for Human Resource Management, is designed to help HR professionals do exactly that. Covering essential areas such as negotiation, decision making, change management, finance, and more, these highly practical books will help HR professionals in their goal to be true strategic partners who bring additional bottom line value to their organizations.

Strategic negotiation:
a breakthrough 4-step process for effective business negotiation

Brian J. Dietmeyer Rob Kaplan Kaplan Publishing, 1 Jun 2004 - 207 halaman Corporate negotiation is a process like all other business strategies. In today's challenging and ever-changing business environment, it is imperative to understand negotiations from the perspective of both the buyer and the seller. In Strategic Negotiation, Dietmeyer and Kaplan use a research-based approach to negotiation that assists sales professionals in reaching their own business goals, while ensuring that their customers meet budget and professional objectives as well-going beyond win-win to achieve true, measurable business value for all parties at the negotiating table. The authors use their own strategic, four-step negotiation process to teach sales professionals how to attain quantifiable value in their dealings: * Estimating the negotiation. What are the actual issues in the negotiation? Sellers determine the effects, both positive and negative, of a lost deal. * Validating the estimation. A fact-finding exercise to confirm the accuracy of previously made assessments. * Creating value. Sellers structure a series of deals creating measurable value for parties on both sides of the negotiation. Each offer addresses the essentials but goes on to include additional benefits for the buyer. * Dividing value. A presentation of ""multiple equal offers"" is made to buyers, providing more value and choices than they anticipated. Chapters include worksheets for readers to analyze and evaluate their own negotiations from both a seller's and buyer's point of view.

The negotiation handbook

Patrick J. Cleary M.E. Sharpe, 2001 - 179 halaman Whether you're involved in a labor-management dispute or a landlord-tenant disagreement, considering a major purchase or overseeing a large commercial transaction, there are elements that are common to all negotiations. This book walks the reader through the world of negotiating in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step fashion, covering the macro and micro-process of negotiations, the importance of adequate

preparation, knowledge of the rules, and the role and usefulness of a mediator.Written by a senior business policy analyst and former labor mediator for the U.S. government, the book focuses on labor-management negotiations; however, the concepts, skills, and insight it offers go well beyond labor-management disputes. The book is as useful for a first-time homebuyer or a business student as it is for a veteran union arbitrator or a busy executive.

Effective Negotiation:
From Research to Results

Ray Fells Cambridge University Press, 16 Nov 2009 - 239 halaman Essential reading for students and professionals in the fields of business, law and management, Effective Negotiation offers a realistic and practical understanding of negotiation and the skills required in order to reach an agreement. In this book Ray Fells draws on his extensive experience as a teacher and researcher to examine key issues such as trust, power and information exchange, ethics and strategy. Recognising the complexity of the negotiation process, he gives advice on how to improve as a negotiator by turning the research on negotiation into practical recommendations. It covers: • How to negotiate strategically • Negotiating on behalf of others • Cultural differences in negotiation The principles and skills outlined here focus on the business context but also apply to interpersonal and sales-based negotiations, and when resolving legal, environmental and social issues. Effective Negotiation also features a companion Website with lecturer resources.

The anatomy of persuasion

Norbert Aubuchon AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, 1 Mar 1997 - 193 halaman Some people seem to be able to talk anybody into anything! Do they simply possess a natural talent that the rest of us can never hope to imitate? This refreshing books says "No!" and provides readers with a unique, proven, step-by-step analytical thinking process that anyone can use to analyze, organize, and present information in a persuasive way. The Anatomy of Persuasion literally dissects each step in the persuasion process. Readers will turn their great ideas into tangible realities as they learn how to: - apply the two major principles of communication - perceive the needs of others - present the features and benefits of their idea - understand the subconscious decisions people often make - create a logical, error-free proposal (oral or written) that will win the day.

the art of getting what you want

Dave Lakhani John Wiley and Sons, 15 Sep 2005 - 227 halaman Praise for persuasion the art of getting what you want "Dave has exposed the secrets of the most powerful persuaders in the world. This book is a step-by-step guide to changing minds and deeply influencing people in person, in print, on the air, or anyplace else you need to persuade. This book makes persuasion so easy and predictable that it may be the most dangerous persuasion book ever written . . . especially if it ends up in the hands of your competition."—Mike Litman, CEO, Connect To Success, Inc. and coauthor of Conversations with Millionaire

The dynamics of persuasion:
communication and attitudes in the 21st century

Richard M. Perloff Routledge, 2003 - 392 halaman

This completely revised second edition of the best-selling text presents an up-to-date, comprehensive introduction to persuasive communication and attitude change. Employing the same organizational strategy he used in the first edition but offering more applications and fresh examples, Richard Perloff systematically explores the impact of persuasive communications on attitudes toward a host of topics spanning health, politics, and racial prejudice.

This text will: *enhance students' understanding of persuasion theories and research; *introduce readers to the social science perspective on persuasion; *expose students to major issues discussed in the field of persuasion research; *help students appreciate complexities and subtleties in the dynamics of everyday persuasion; and *raise consciousness about the ethics of contemporary persuasion.

Part I introduces students to the ubiquity of persuasion, how it is defined and differentiated from related terms, and the meaning of core concepts like attitude, belief, and value. Perloff combines a discussion of major concepts, such as balance theory, accessibility, and the theory of reasoned action with application of these concepts to numerous situations in everyday life, including the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal, body art, religion, abortion, and AIDS prevention.

Part II of the book explores communication and attitude change. Contemporary theories, such as the Elaboration Likelihood Model, the Extended Parallel Process Model, and Cognitive Dissonance Theory are discussed in detail. Students and professors will find an up-to-date discussion of research generated by these theories, coupled with criticisms of theoretical perspectives.

Part III of the book examines advertising and communication campaigns. After introducing students to advertising--using well-known advertising slogans and motifs-Perloff debunks subliminal advertising and describes major theories of advertising effects.

Written for the upper-undergraduate level, The Dynamics of Persuasion is appropriate for courses in the social sciences, notably communication, speech, journalism, psychology, marketing, and sociology.

3-D negotiation:
powerful tools to change the game in your most important deals

David A. Lax, James K. Sebenius Harvard Business Press, 1 Okt 2006 - 286 halaman Stuck in a win-win versus win-lose debate, most negotiation books focus on face-to-face tactics. Yet table tactics are only the first dimension of Lax and Sebeniuss pathbreaking 3-D Negotiation approach, developed from their decades of doing deals and analyzing great dealmakers. Moves in their second dimensiondeal designsystematically unlock economic and non-economic value by creatively structuring agreements. But what sets the 3-D approach apart is its third dimension: setup. Before showing up at a bargaining session, 3-D Negotiators ensure that the right parties have been approached, in the right sequence, to address the right interests, under the right expectations, and facing the right consequences of walking away if there is no deal. This new arsenal of moves away from the table often exerts the greatest impact on the negotiated outcome. Packed with practical steps and cases, 3-D Negotiation demonstrates how superior setup moves plus insightful deal designs can enable you to reach remarkable agreements at the table, unattainable by standard tactics.

How to negotiate anything with anyone anywhere around the world

Frank L. Acuff AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, 2 Apr 2008 - 307 halaman The ups and downs of negotiating can be challenging enough at home. But when people put themselves in another country-where the customs and conventions are often radically different-they've got a recipe for awkwardness and confusion at best, disappointment and disaster at worst. This new, updated edition of this long-trusted guide provides readers with the savvy they need to negotiate with finesse and ease, no matter where they are.The book provides expert advice on business practices, transactions, and attitudes throughout the world. Now expanded to include 63 countries, the book has been updated to reflect changes in the international scene as well as up-to-the-minute topics like foreign outsourcing and multicultural work teams that increasingly characterize present-day work relationships. Organized in an easy-to-access, quick-reference format, this bestselling guide is a passport to worldwide negotiation skills-and greater business success.

Persuasion in practice

Kathleen Kelley Reardon SAGE, 1 Feb 1991 - 233 halaman What is persuasion? How is it maintained? How is it practised and applied? Offering a unique blend of theory, research and application, this volume deftly answers these questions and helps debunk many of the myths surrounding this topic. The constructs, schemata, rules, illusions, attitudes and values of persuasion are explored and various contemporary theories are presented. In addition, the author examines persuasion as it is practised in a number of different settings, including politics, organizations and the mass media.

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