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    Need some assistance answering 3 questions for a case study on Power Play for Howard - based on the viewpoint of General Manager Wes Unseld.

    1. Based on a review of ALL the issues, what is the "bargaining mix"? (Which issues do we have to cover? Which issues are connected to other issues?)

    2. Defining targets and openings-where will I start, what is my goal?

    3. What protocol needs to be followed in conducting this negotiation?

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    A Power Play for Howard
    Bill Brubaker
    Mark Asher
    Nothing less than the future of the Washington Bullets hung in the balance on the
    evening of July 11 when Juwan Howard, the club's all-star free agent forward, arrived at
    agent David Falk's headquarters in Chevy Chase Pavilion to solicit $100 million contract
    offers from National Basketball Association team executives.
    Outside, on Wisconsin Avenue NW, the Bullets held a We-Love-Juwan rally for
    rabid fans desperate to keep their young star in Washington-a city that hasn't had a
    winning NBA team in nine years. Inside, in Falk's private office-adorned with Michael
    Jordan-autographed basketballs and other client memorabilia-Howard braced himself
    for a long night of high-stakes negotiating.
    Bullets General Manager Wes Unseld got first crack at Howard-a courtesy Falk said
    he was extending to the club as "the incumbents." It soon became clear, however, that incumbency,

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    Need some assistance answering 3 questions for a case study on Power Play for Howard - based on the viewpoint of General Manager Wes Unseld.

    1. Based on a review of ALL the issues, what is the "bargaining mix"? (Which issues do we have to cover? Which issues are connected to other issues?)
    From the perspective of wes Unseld, the bargaining mix is the Bullets he was representing were the incumbents and that Howard would like to continue with his 'home' club. The second bargaining mix issue was the value Howard put considered his market value. The third bargaining mix issue was the emotional attachment Howard would have towards the Washington Club. The fourth issue was that the ...

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