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negotiation

(ne-go?she-a'shun) [L. negotium, business]
A form of conflict resolution in which two or more parties discuss their differences in the hope of reaching a mutually acceptable conclusion. See: alternative dispute resolution; conflict resolution
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Several questions asked by the Kaiser Family Foundation poll followed this formula: "I'm going to read you a list of things some people have said about allowing the federal government to use its buying power to negotiate with drug companies to try to get a lower price for prescription drugs for people on Medicare, and I'd like you to tell me whether you agree or disagree with each of these statements.
So I do hope Straw negotiates, and while he's at it, perhaps he could negotiate a truce in order to get our troops out of this ugly mess we have created in Iraq?
So I do hope Straw negotiates. While he's at it, perhaps he could negotiate a truce in order to get our troops out of this ugly mess we have created in Iraq?
Print copies of both the Spanish and English versions of Consejos para arrendar un vehiculo: Guia del consumidor (Keys to Vehicle Leasing: A Consumer Guide) and Buscando la hipoteca mas favorable: Compare, Verifique, Negocie (Looking for the Best Mortgage: Shop, Compare, Negotiate) are available by contacting the Federal Reserve Board, Publications Services, Mail Stop 127, Washington, DC 20551.
Juul worked directly for Norway's Foreign Minister, Thorvald Stoltenberg, and was instrumental in persuading him that the PLO was serious about wanting to negotiate directly with Israel.(42) Stoltenberg committed the Norwegian government to full support of the secret channel and, when he left the foreign ministry in April 1993 to work for peace in Bosnia, his successor, Johan Joergen Holst, involved himself actively in the Oslo channel.
Post-Modernists - and Modernists too - know that language frames and negotiates all judgments of experience.
Increasingly, this is placing long-term care (LTC) providers in the position of having to negotiate with a different kind of purchaser, within different kinds of systems - for the same patients they used to admit on a private pay or voucher basis: all in all, a rather frightening prospect to most.
If more than 50 percent of the members accept those provisions, NTSP will then proceed to negotiate the payer contract.
Policymakers tried again to negotiate an international investment agreement at the United Nations.
Ideally, the negotiation team will include a negotiator who is fluent in the subject's language and can negotiate directly with the individual.
The most important element in preparing to negotiate is accurate assessment of facility costs.
if you need to negotiate a workout, here is how to recognize your strengths and weaknesses and how to analyze your options.