Negotiation is a critical skill needed for effective management. This text explores the major concepts and theories of the psychology of bargaining and negotiation, and the dynamics of interpersonal and intergroup conflict and its resolution. It is relevant to a broad spectrum of management students, not only human resource management or industrial relations candidates.
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Complete reorganization of the text from the previous 14 chapters to 13 makes ordering more logical and is responsive to customer feedback, research trends, and the real business community.
Coordinated text and reader around the 13 chapters provides enough material for a full course in negotiation.
New chapter on damage control, or ways that negotiators can bring negotiations "back from the brink" and change distributive negotiations into integrative ones.
Significant topical revision based on the latest research in conflict management and negotiation includes the following additions and enhancements:
the dynamics of conflict "framing" and its role in defining the negotiation, issues, and processes;
expansion of the treatment of cognitive biases;
combining persuasion and power into a new section called "leverage"; describing how negotiators gain and maintain competitive advantage;
an enhanced focus on negotiation in the context of long term relationships;
an enhanced focus on negotiation in teams
Roy J. Lewicki is the Dean's Distinguished Teaching Professor at the Max M. Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He has authored or edited 24 books, as well as numerous research articles. Professor Lewicki received the first David Bradford Outstanding Educator award from the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society for his contributions to the field of teaching in negotiation and dispute resolution. He has won several teaching awards at Ohio State, and held visiting faculty positions at Dartmouth College and Georgetown University.
David M. Saunders is Dean of the Faculty of Management at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. He has co-authored several books and articles on negotiation, conflict resolution, employee voice and organizational justice. He is also the winner of a distinguished teacher award and co-developed the McGill Negotiation Simulator, a computer-based interactive video simulation of negotiation. Prior to his current appointment, David was Director of the McGill MBA Japan program in Tokyo, and he has traveled extensively throughout Asia and Europe. He and his wife Susan are the proud parents of Basil, a very active Wheaton Terrier puppy.
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