REAL-WORLD INSIGHTS

Get the latest views and opinion from some of the most experienced negotiation specialists.

SIGN UP TO OUR BLOG

We value your privacy. For more information please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Published: Dec 09 , 2015
Author: Keith Stacey

Don’t check the spelling above. It is a hybrid of negotiation and auction. The author, who holds dual Professorships at Harvard in Law and Economics deliberately chooses the unwieldy term because his aim is to combine the existing theory and practice across these two area which are often treated in silos or and either or choice. The two fields are about the transfer of assets but have developed separately.

Latest Blog:

Be Specific With What You Want

You are out for a drink and the bartender asks you – “What would you like?” to which you reply “Guess!”. “Alright then” he says, “How about a red wine?”. You shake your head to this and say “No, that’s not what I want. Guess again.” After much back and forth, the bartender is justifiably irritated and through gritted teeth he tells you “I have other customers I need to serve, you look like someone who would enjoy a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc so I’ll pour you one of those. Enjoy your night.” This is a silly analogy to what I observe every week in most negotiations. Often there is a lack of specific disclosure as to what it is that the party wants or they take a long time to bring this information forward...

Latest Tweet:

Scotwork Negotiation Australia
Level 17 / Suite 2, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney
2000
Australia
02 9211 3999
info@scotwork.com.au
Follow us
Scotwork CPD 2020