Author: Michael Leathes
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Written by internal counsel, for internal counsel: clear, concise and inspirational. Personifies that the "benefit of the bargain" is not simply a game of numbers. Ute Joas Quinn, Associate General Counsel Exploration and Production, Hess Corporation Spot on! A user-friendly book that I was using before I reached the end. It made me think more creatively about all my negotiations to come. A must-read for every current and future in-house counsel. Cyril Dumoulin, Senior Legal Counsel Global Litigation, Shell International A lively, entertaining work. A multi-faceted approach to the art of negotiation. A convincing demonstration of what it is about and how it actually works. Isabelle Hautot, General Counsel International Expertise, Orange Telecom A clear and most comprehensive, not to mention, practical, book on negotiation. I picked it up and could not put it down. Wolf Von Kumberg, former Associate General Counsel and European Legal Director, Northrop Grumman Corporation; Chairman of the Board of Management, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Director, American Arbitration Association; Member, ArbDB It has been such a pleasure to read what is destined to inspire in-house counsel and many others for negotiating deals and settlements. It covers the landscape from both theoretical and practical angles. I found myself nodding in recognition and agreement all along the way. Leslie Mooyaart, former General Counsel, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines; former Vice President and General Counsel, APM Terminals (M�rsk); Chairman, The New Resolution Group
Author: Jay Folberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2016-03-20
Designed to prepare law students to negotiate knowledgeably and successfully as lawyers representing clients, Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features an integrated approach that combines theory, skills, negotiation strategy, ethics, and law. A very readable, interesting, and lively text for any law school Negotiation course, this book reflects the authors' experience as negotiators, mediators, ADR teachers, and trainers. Interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text raise practical negotiation challenges and policy issues. Excerpts from other leading authors are included, allowing for diverse ideas to be presented on negotiation techniques, and eliminating the need for supplemental material. In addition, examples are included from cases, literature, and the authors' files. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on practice challenges. Fresh notes and examples. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. New material on telephone, email, and cyber negotiation More helpful advice for effectively representing clients and negotiating in mediation
Author: Marjorie Corman Aaron
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Lawyers know that client counseling can be the most challenging part of legal practice. Clients question and often resist the complexities and uncertainties inherent in law and legal process. Honest advice from the lawyer can make a client doubt his or her allegiance and zeal. Client backlash may be directed at the lawyer who communicates bad news. Thus, the lawyer may feel torn between the obligation to clearly inform a client about weaknesses in legal positions and fear of damaging the client relationship. Too often, the lawyer struggles to counsel a particularly difficult client, but to no avail. Client Science is written to provide insight and advice to lawyers on how to more effectively communicate with their clients with regard to legal realities and difficult decisions. It will help lawyers with the always-difficult task of delivering "bad news," which will result in better-informed and thus more satisfied clients. The book explains applicable social science research and insights and translates them into plain language relevant to legal practice and client counseling. Marjorie Corman Aaron offers specific suggestions related to a lawyer's ordering, timing, phrasing, and type of explanation, as well as style adjustments for the lawyer's voice, gesture, and body position, all to impact client counseling and to improve the lawyer-client relationship.
Author: Charles B. Craver
Release Date: 2012-08-03
Skills & Values: Legal Negotiating is one of the first titles in the new Skills & Values Series. The books in this new series are designed to enable professors to assign supplementary practice-oriented material to enrich their students' traditional study. Each book in the series includes robust online content that is delivered through Web Courses. The content for the Teacher's Manual is also posted to the supporting Web Course. The online components of these books add an exciting dimension because they are designed to teach the current media-saturated generation of students in ways that are more effective for them. Skills & Values: Legal Negotiating is designed to demonstrate how individuals actually negotiate. Coverage addresses: • Different stages of the negotiation process; • The various negotiation techniques students are likely to encounter in practice; • Impact of negotiator styles on bargaining interactions; • Importance of nonverbal communication; • Ways in which gender-based stereotypes may affect bargaining encounters; • The unique aspects of telephone and e-mail interactions; • International business and human rights negotiations; • Multi-party interactions; • Ethical issues negotiators are likely to encounter; and • Mediation. It thus makes it easy for negotiation students to comprehend how bargaining interactions develop and to appreciate the different factors that affect those encounters. The materials are designed to allow students to self-assess, thus enhancing the learning experience while allowing professors maximum flexibility to choose the level of their own engagement
Author: George H. Ross
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2010-12-14
Genre: Business & Economics
Ever since he wrote The Art of the Deal, Trump has been the world’s most famous negotiator—even though he didn’t reveal his actual deal-making secrets. Now, George Ross explains the tactics that too Trump to the top and how you can use those same tactics and strategies in your daily negotiations. A practical, real-world negotiation playbook, this is the ultimate guide for anyone who wants to negotiate like a proven winner.
Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and as one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TEDTalk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which became a phenomenon and has been viewed more than two million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto. In Lean In, Sandberg digs deeper into these issues, combining personal anecdotes, hard data, and compelling research to cut through the layers of ambiguity and bias surrounding the lives and choices of working women. She recounts her own decisions, mistakes, and daily struggles to make the right choices for herself, her career, and her family. She provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career, urging women to set boundaries and to abandon the myth of “having it all.” She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women in the workplace and at home. Written with both humor and wisdom, Sandberg’s book is an inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth. Lean In is destined to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.
Author: Roger Fisher
Release Date: 2011-05-03
Genre: Business & Economics
The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight- forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: G. Richard Shell
Release Date: 2006-05-02
Genre: Business & Economics
The tools you need to negotiate effectively in every part of your life 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 From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Tina L. Stark
Publisher: ALM Publishing
Release Date: 2003
This resource educates lawyers and business professionals on how to draft "boilerplate" provisions, a legal term that refers to the standardized, one-size-fits-all provisions that generally appear at the end of a contract. Each chapter tackles one of 20 provisions and analyzes why it is important, the key legal and business issues raised, and how to draft the provision to suit a particular transaction. This analysis not only helps readers better understand how to draft these provisions in their contracts, but also helps them better understand the other party's proposed provision.
Author: Corey Kupfer
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Release Date: 2017-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics
Do you believe negotiating is one of the most important skills for greater success in business and life and that you could be better at it? Do you let your ego, anger, fear, insecurity, or other emotions get in the way of achieving your negotiating objectives? Is it important to you to stay true to yourself in tough negotiating situations? Are you willing to do the deep inner work necessary to achieve true negotiating success? If so, dig beneath the surface, stop looking for the quick tip or best tactic, do the required hard work, and follow the roadmap Corey Kupfer provides in Authentic Negotiating. This book will lead you to authentic success in negotiating, in business, and in life.
Author: Milton Heumann
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Release Date: 1981-08-15
Genre: Political Science
"That relatively few criminal cases in this country are resolved by full Perry Mason-style strials is fairly common knowledge. Most cases are settled by a guilty plea after some form of negotiation over the charge or sentence. But why? The standard explanation is case pressure: the enormous volume of criminal cases, to be processed with limited staff, time and resources. . . . But a large body of new empirical research now demands that we re-examine plea negotiation. Milton Heumann's book, Plea Bargaining, strongly and explicitly attacks the case-pressure argument and suggests an alternative explanation for plea bargaining based on the adaptation of attorneys and judges to the local criminal court. The book is a significant and welcome addition to the literature. Heumann's investigation of case pressure and plea negotiation demonstrates solid research and careful analysis."—Michigan Law Review