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No More Mr Nice Guy: Tougher Negotiators Make Better Deals
JEONG, Martha | MINSON, Julia | YEOMANS, Michael | GINO, Francesca

Distributive bargaining is innately competitive: one party cannot benefit without the other’s losing out. To secure the best deals, good negotiation skills are crucial. Negotiators usually opt for one of two opposing communi ...

“Does Being Nice Help in Negotiation?”

The old adage, “You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar,” suggests that it is easier to get what we want by being nice and flattering to others, than it is to be tough and demanding.  We explored whether ...