I do have ONE more post on the “negotiated” resolution of law firm layoffs, using “negotiation” in its broadest sense as in this definition at the online American Heritage Dictionary online.
|INTRANSITIVE VERB:||To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement: “It is difficult to negotiate where neither will trust” (Samuel Johnson).|
|TRANSITIVE VERB:||1. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement: negotiate a contract. 2a. To transfer title to or ownership of (a promissory note, for example) to another party by delivery or by delivery and endorsement in return for value received. b. To sell or discount (assets or securities, for example). 3a. To succeed in going over or coping with: negotiate a sharp curve. b. To succeed in accomplishing or managing: negotiate a difficult musical passage.|
|ETYMOLOGY:||Latin negtir, negtit-, to transact business, from negtium, business : neg-, not; see ne in Appendix I + tium, leisure.First, a directory to the series on this blog:|
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I'm providing you with just a few clips from mediator Sam Imperati's excellent presentation at the ABA Dispute Resolution Conference in New York City recently. Here's his power point presentation....By Victoria Pynchon