Whether you are selling a house, closing a business deal, settling a divorce, arbitrating a labor dispute, or trying to hammer out an international treaty, "The Art and Science of Navigation" will measurably improve your negotionation skills. This is a sophisticated book directed to lawyers, labor arbitrators, business executives, college deans, diplomats, and many other professionals. Using a vast array of specific cases and clear, hopeful diagrams, Raiffa not only ellucidates the step-by-step processes of negotiation but also translates this deeper understanding into practical guidelines.
Howard Raiffa is Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Managerial Economics (Emeritus), Harvard Business School and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Prologue Part I: Overview 1. Some Organizing Questions 2. Research Perspectives Part II: Two Parties, One Issue 3. Elmtree House 4. Analytical Models and Empirical Results 5. Settling Out of Court 6. The Role of Time 7. Acquisitions and Mergers 8. Third-Party Intervention 9. Advice for Negotiators Part III: Two Parties, Many Issues 10. AMPO versus City 11. Tradeoffs and Concessions 12. The Panama Canal Negotiations 13. Risk Sharing and Insecure Contracts 14. The Camp David Negotiations 15. Mediation of Conflicts 16. Arbitration of Disputes Part IV: Many Parties, Many Issues 17. Coalition Analysis 18. The Law of the Sea 19. Fair Division 20. Willingness to Pay for a Public Good 21. Environmental Conflict Resolution 22. The Mariner Space Probes 23. Voting Part V: General Concerns 24. Getting People to Communicate 25. Ethical and Moral Issues Epilogue Bibliography Index