In every negotiation, your strongest tool is the ability to walk away.
“There was a lot of negotiation like that going on,” agrees Colleen Harris, who was her deputy.
Now we learn that the DreamWorks negotiation to distribute its movies through Universal had been stalled for weeks.
All or nothing has become the negotiation position of choice.
“I think it's a negotiation ploy,” concurs Randall Bloomquist, a longtime talk-radio executive and president of Bloomquist Media.
I failed in my first negotiation; I do not mean to fail in the second.
After a period of confrontation, we are entering an era of negotiation.
We shall not follow out in detail the shifting phases of the negotiation, but we will come at once to its closing passage.
The preliminaries of the negotiation were adjusted at this interview.
Men had been impressed, and he held it to be the duty of the House to take notice of it by war or negotiation.
early 15c., from Old French negociacion "business, trade," and directly from Latin negotiationem (nominative negotiatio) "business, traffic," noun of action from past participle stem of negotiari "carry on business, do business, act as a banker," from negotium "a business, employment, occupation, affair (public or private)," also "difficulty, pains, trouble, labor," literally "lack of leisure," from neg- "not" (see deny) + otium "ease, leisure." The sense expansion from "doing business" to also include "bargaining" about anything took place in Latin.