News & Insights | News | 09 August 2017

When a negotiation takes place in political circles, it involves a 4th dimension - public accountability.

The Gap Partnership's CEO Steve Gates considers the complexity of negotiating under the glare of the public eye.

For 20 years I have spent my life as a negotiation practitioner, author of The Negotiation Book and leader of the world’s largest negotiation consultancy, The Gap Partnership. Watching the early exchanges around Brexit unfold has been like watching two reluctant teams of gladiators with different masters enter a stadium with the crowds cheering and jeering whilst the two teams huddle up trying to hatch a plan... 

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