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The Gap Partnership is a management consultancy specializing in negotiation. We help organizations drive profitability, increase efficiency and reduce cost. 

In a time of global upheaval, effective negotiation is more important than ever. Whether you are dealing with a merger, managing trade union agreements, repairing disrupted supply chains, or navigating a new commercial reality, negotiation is an essential skill for guaranteed success.

Negotiation solutions

Training by the world’s best negotiators

Negotiation is a life-enhancing skill. Whatever your profession, being a confident, effective negotiator can mean the difference between getting to a great agreement, and one that fails to optimize value for you and your business.


We offer a range of training programs face-to-face or virtual to help you learn how to negotiate even the most difficult and complex commercial agreements.

Our training


The Negotiation Society magazine: The psychology and recession issue

Emma Weare

November 2022

Salient commercial topics of our time are put under the microscope in this latest edition of The Negotiation Society magazine. With stories including the role of a chief strategy officer, psychological profiling, and how negotiation can help navigate turbulent economic waters, it's a must-read for negotiators everywhere.

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How myopic preparation can leave you blindsided

Hrvoje Zaric and Patric Müller

June 2021

Identifying stakeholders in a negotiation may appear to be one of the more straightforward aspects to crafting a deal. But the reality is often more complex, making the design and mapping of a stakeholder engagement, alignment and management process critical to success.

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Joint business plans: Achieving the elusive win-win

Vince Brook

July 2020

A detailed and practical guide to successfully negotiating that holy grail of corporate agreements: joint business plans. Doing it well means achieving an agreement that is of mutual benefit, has minimized risk, and is appropriately owned and managed by all parties.

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The Negotiation Society magazine: The change issue

Emma Weare

March 2021

The latest edition of The Negotiation Society magazine is themed around change and is packed with thought-provoking articles examining its commercial and human impact. With our backdrop the extraordinary global landscape that has emerged post-pandemic, it offers up diverse and expert perspectives on how we can adapt to and even profit from times of profound change.

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