Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way from Confrontation to Cooperation

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Bantam Books, Jan 1, 1993 - Business & Economics - 189 pages
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We all want to get to yes, but what happens when the other person keeps saying no?

How can you negotiate successfully with a stubborn boss, an irate customer, or a deceitful coworker?

In Getting Past No, William Ury of Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation offers a proven breakthrough strategy for turning adversaries into negotiating partners. You’ll learn how to:

• Stay in control under pressure
• Defuse anger and hostility
• Find out what the other side really wants
• Counter dirty tricks
• Use power to bring the other side back to the table
• Reach agreements that satisfies both sides' needs

Getting Past No is the state-of-the-art book on negotiation for the twenty-first century. It will help you deal with tough times, tough people, and tough negotiations. You don’t have to get mad or get even. Instead, you can get what you want!

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User Review  - VikingGypsy - LibraryThing

I really like this book and think it's quite helpful and includes some very good tips and sound advice. Very valuable, and I would recommend this to anyone who feels the need to be more assertive! Highly recommended! Read full review

GETTING PAST NO: Negotiating with Difficult People

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Ury (Beyond the Hotline, 1985, and coauthor, with Roger Fisher, of the hugely best-selling Getting to Yes, 1981) has returned to the subject he knows best—this time focusing on the most difficult ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

A world-renowned negotiator, mediator, and bestselling author, William Ury directs the Global Negotiation Project at Harvard University. Over the last thirty years he has helped millions of people, hundreds of organizations, and numerous countries at war reach satisfying agreements.

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