Conflict is inevitable, in both deals and disputes. Yet when clients call in the lawyers to haggle over who gets how much of the pie, traditional hard-bargaining tactics can lead to ruin. Too often, deals blow up, cases don't settle, relationships fall apart, justice is delayed. Beyond Winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system. It offers a fresh look at negotiation, aimed at helping lawyers turn disputes into deals, and deals into better deals, through practical, tough-minded problem-solving techniques.
Closing Deals, Settling Disputes, and Making Team Decisions
Author: David S. Hames
Category: Business & Economics
This book provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental components of the negotiation process and the challenges that face negotiators. It contains, in a single volume, text material on current theory and research, readings from diverse perspectives, cases that demonstrate how negotiation has been effectively or ineffectively applied in practice, role-playing exercises that enable students to hone their skills, and questionnaires that assess personal qualities that can influence negotiation processes and outcomes.
A distinguished team of leaders in the field of dispute resolution offers a thorough treatment of negotiation skills, ethics, and problem-solving techniques. Comprehensive and current, Negotiation: Processes for Problem Solving covers the theory, skills, ethical issues, and legal and policy analyses relevant to all key areas of negotiation practice. Carefully selected cases are supported by key readings, from critical articles and empirical studies to statutes and regulations. An extensive Teacher’s Manual delivers problems, role-plays, sample syllabi, notes, and lists of supplemental materials. New research is distilled for use by law students and practicing lawyers. New and complex examples from international negotiation problems come from both private and public environments. The Second Edition explores new forms of complex negotiation in international, multi-party and diverse settings and considers negotiators as problem-solving lawyers. The text is perfectly suited to free standing negotiation courses in American and foreign law schools. New problem sets appear in the text, and new simulations are found in the Teacher's Manual Features: a thorough treatment of negotiation skills, ethics, and problem-solving techniques comprehensive, current coverage theory skills ethical issues legal and policy analyses relevant to all key areas of negotiation practice distinguished authors are leaders in the field of dispute resolution carefully selected cases supported by key readings, from critical articles and empirical studies to statutes and regulations problems role-plays sample syllabi notes lists of supplemental materials Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: latest interdisciplinary approaches to negotiation, including new empirical studies on-line negotiation social and cognitive psychology gender and negotiation, and multiple party negotiation new negotiation research distilled for law students and practicing lawyers deeper discussion of negotiators as problem-solving lawyers new and complex examples from international negotiation problems in both private and public environments new forms of complex negotiation in international, multi-party, and diverse settings Excellent for use in free-standing negotiation courses in American and foreign law schools. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.
The importance of the free movement of persons and the proper functioning of the internal market, in particular concerning the availability of mediation services in cross-border disputes, was an important point on the agenda of the European Directive 2008/52/EC of 21 May 2008 on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters. The European Mediation Training for Practitioners of Justice (EMTPJ) is an initiative of the Association for International Arbitration (AIA) and supported by the European Commission. It is an intensive mediation training that purports to create mediators specialized in cross border mediation. This handbook is specially developed for "European Mediators" dealing with cross-border mediations in civil and commercial matters.