Getting to Yes

  • by Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton
  • Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris
  • 6 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Negotiation is a way of life for the majority of us. Whether we're at work, at home or simply going out, we want to participate in the decisions that affect us. Nowadays, hardly anyone gets through the day without a single negotiation, yet, few of us are armed with the effective, powerful negotiating skills that prevent stubborn haggling and ensure mutual problem solving.
Fisher, Ury, and Patton cut through the jargon to present a few easily remembered principles that will guide you to success, no matter what the other side does or whatever dirty tricks they resort to. They include:


Don't bargain over positions
Separate people from the problem
Insist on objective criteria
What if they won't play?

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Customer Reviews

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Really didn't like this one.

it might just be me but the book seemed pretty repetitive. A whole book to get across just a couple of key points which in truth felt pretty obvious. Maybe that's the point maybe we overlook the obvious. Anyway I didn't feel I got much from this one.
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- Amazon Customer

not practical

this book looks great, and if listening to drawn out sentences was what i wanted...bingo.

i wanted a more practical guide that would serve as a 'how too' guide and this is not it
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- paul

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-06-2012
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks