Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation Article by John Wade

Prof. John Wade’s latest article on Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation is fresh out today.

Typically, it’s 30 something pages are brimming with generous take-aways.

John provides a framework for common patterns of behaviour and persuasion observed in high conflict negotiations in civil and family disputes, often including legal representatives.

The article sets out:
• Some introductory boundaries to the topic of “persuasion”
• A composite model of a persuasive lawyer – negotiator
• Basic negotiation patterns
• The task of creating doubt about rights, goals and power
• Cialdini’s sales levers
• Persuasion and pause
• A glimpse at deception of others during negotiation
• A glimpse at deception of self and “decision traps”.
• Persuasion via “intangibles” – procedural skill and emotional awareness.

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Geoff Sharp

Geoff Sharp is a Commercial Mediator from Wellington, New Zealand. Geoff works in the Asia Pacific region, including New Zealand, Malaysia, Thailand and Pacific Islands. He is a mediator resolving business problems. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and mediates complex and hotly debated litigation covering… MORE >

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