What Can Principal Agent Theory Teach Negotiators?

Is there a gap between you and your agent's incentives?

There are times when something is being negotiated that we choose to not go it alone. Instead, we decide that we need some help. When this happens we may bring in an agent to represent us to the other side . However, this can cause problems. If you do this, you wonder whether you can … Read more What Can Principal Agent Theory Teach Negotiators?

3 Ways For A Negotiator To Deal With Intimidation

In a perfect world, there would not be any intimidation when we negotiate. Both sides would treat each other with respect and neither side would feel the need to attempt to use brute force negotiation styles and negotiating techniques to get their way. The unfortunate reality is that we don’t live in a perfect world … Read more 3 Ways For A Negotiator To Deal With Intimidation