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Topic of the Week
Face Off: Mistakes By Experienced Negotiators
The world is divided into two groups, people who think that they're great negotiators and people who don't. Unfortunately, even the best negotiators can often make mistakes. Here are four negotiation mistakes we should all avoid.
Blog of the Week
UNDER CAMBODIAN LAW, THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE IS SUPPOSED TO BE IRONCLAD. No employer, government agent or citizen may impede union activity. Inside the walls of Cambodia’s largest special economic zones (SEZs), however, In These Times’ reporters saw a system designed to tightly control the workforce by keeping workers fenced in and unions out. More than a dozen workers and labor activists confirmed that, while it’s not easy to independently organize anywhere in Cambodia, the law is flagrantly violated in SEZs. The result is seething discontent.
Thought for the Week
"The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people half way."
List of the Week
from George Mason and Temple University
Negotiation Strategies That Work: And That Don't
- Most effective strategies: Collaborating and Competing strategies
- Least effective strategies: Avoiding, Accommodating and Compromising
Top Five News Headlines
- New overtime rule could help millions
- Seattle mayor proposes more paid leave for city employees with newborns, ill family members
- NLRB Will Report Federal Contractors' Labor Violations
- Part-Time Jobs and Thrift: How Unpaid Interns in D.C. Get By
- Canada Post issues 72-hour lockout notice, work stoppage possible Friday