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Staying on top of global negotiation trends and the latest thinking will help drive your own success. Our research reports and articles keep you up to date on what's happening around the world - all delivered with a keen negotiation angle and fresh perspective.

Thank you, next! : How does it make you feel when someone breaks a contract with you?

Jordan Steinohrt

January 2023

In a contract, it is usually stated that if one side fails to follow through with what has been promised, then there will be consequences. There are many instances in life where we are promised something and when it doesn't happen, the response is often an emotional one. We assess the impact of people making emotional decisions, often to the detriment of the contracted relationship.

Negotiating in an omni world

Drew Gallaher and Rodrigo Malandre

January 2023

Omnichannel and e-commerce negotiations have been part of market considerations for close to a decade. Over the last two years this conversation has moved from a theoretical to commercial imperative due to consumer acceptance of e-commerce and significant growth of other non-traditional fulfillment models. In this article we'll explore the fundamentals of negotiations within each and how they are different from regular negotiations.

The Negotiation Book's new and updated third edition

December 2022

For anyone that wants to build effective negotiation strategies and get the results they want, this newly revised third edition of The Negotiation Book: Your Definitive Guide to Successful Negotiating delivers a comprehensive and up-to-date exploration of the traits and behaviors associated with successful negotiation.

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.

The many levels of value: Direct store delivery

Nick Capuano

November 2022

As negotiations become more complex we run the risk of eroding value by prioritizing price. In this article we examine the direct store delivery model that many CPG companies offer partners. When you allow yourself to see the bigger picture, multi-level value propositions become clear.

The battle for price: How leadership can unlock the potential of their negotiation teams

Vince Brook

July 2022

With predictions of a global recession and the current cost of living crisis taking its toll, many industries are facing enormous inflationary pressures, drawing buyers and sellers into inevitable conflict. Now more than ever, teams need to follow a robust and rigorous planning process for their upcoming negotiations.

The Negotiation Society magazine: Client-centricity, partnership and transformation

Emma Weare

May 2022

What do the Japanese economy, Dragons’ Den, and our senior partner in the Americas have in common? They all feature in this ninth issue of The Negotiation Society magazine. With themes of client-centricity and transformation, it’s a must-read for anyone with an interest in business, life and negotiation.

The continuing impact of Covid-19 on global supply chains: The challenge and opportunity for skilled negotiators

Mike Giaimo

May 2022

In the new world order that’s emerging post-Covid, we are seeing a perfect storm of limited supplies plus increased cost for items globally produced and consumed. We assess the lasting impact of the pandemic on global supply chains, and the role that negotiation can play in mediating against it.

Our statement on the war in Ukraine

Graham Botwright

March 2022

A statement from our CEO about The Gap Partnership's response to the war in Ukraine.