Tag Archives: political conflict

Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks

Last week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi completed an impressive campaign of negotiations to be elected speaker of the House of Representatives. This post provides an account of this campaign, synthesized from news accounts listed at the end. One of the articles described Ms. Pelosi’s approach as being like honey, compared with President Trump’s vinegar strategy.  … Continue reading Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks

Bernie Mayer’s Great Blog – Staying with Conflict During this Crazy Election

GFOI Bernie Mayer has a wonderful blog, Staying with Conflict – the Election Edition 2016. Our political discourse is a far cry from what we learned in high school civics class.  Past elections have displayed serious problems of misrepresentation, fearmongering, and evasion of serious discussion of critical issues.  But it is so much worse this … Continue reading Bernie Mayer’s Great Blog – Staying with Conflict During this Crazy Election