Getting Together

Getting Together

Building Relationships As We Negotiate


Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140126389
  • 240 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Expanding on the principles, insights, and wisdom that made Getting to Yes a worldwide bestseller, Roger Fisher and Scott Brown offer a straightforward approach to creating relationships that can deal with difficulties as they arise. Getting Together takes you step-by-step through initiating, negotiating, and sustaining enduring relationships — in business, in government, between friends, and in the family.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction

I. An Overview
1. The Goal: A relationship that can deal well with differences
2. First Step: Disentangle relationship issues from substantive ones
3. A Strategy: Be Unconditionally contructive

II. Basic Elements of a Working Releationship
4. Rationality: Balance emotions with reason
5. Understanding: Learn how they see things
6. Communication: Always consult before deciding–and listen
7. Reliability: Be wholly trustworthy, but not wholly trusting
8. Persuation, Not Coercion: Negotiate side by side
9. Acceptance: Deal seriously with those with whom we differ

III. The Elements as Parts of a Whole
10. Congruence: Put it all together so that it fits

A Note on “tit-for-tat”
Analytical Table of Contents
Table of Charts
A Note on the Harvard Negotiation Project

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