Using a personal or work-related example, discuss the last time you experienced an impasse in a negotiation. What type of impasse occurred? What were the methods you used to resolve the impasse?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:42 am ad1c9bdddf
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Using a personal or work-related example, discuss the last time you experienced an impasse in a negotiation. What type of impasse occurred? What were the methods you used to resolve the impasse?
1. Identify and briefly describe an issue that you have wanted to discuss with a friend, family member or co-worker but have avoided discussing. What are your reasons for wanting to have this discussion? What are your fears and concerns? What are the costs of not having the discussion? What suggestions from this week's readings could you use to help you engage the person in this difficult conversation?
2. You and your colleague share an office. You find the office hot and stuffy, so you turn on the air conditioning. Your colleague finds the office too cold and wants to turn on the heat. You suggest a compromise, leaving both the heat and the air conditioning off. Your colleague asks whether there isn't a better solution. What is the nature of the conflict? How else can you resolve the conflict?
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