CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcing the Global Summit on Negotiation and Trust - a three day conference being held for the first time at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Phoenix, AZ. Conference dates are November 8-10, 2013.
This program is designed to help participants become better at forming and sustaining collaborative relationships; increase cross-cultural competence and trust in international negotiation settings; make trust a competitive edge through practical tools and techniques from proven experts; and deploy trust to resolve conflict more effectively and improve negotiation results.
Independent research has established a link between high trust and negotiation results, revealing how these characteristics contribute to improved productivity, higher employee morale, lower organizational conflict, faster decision-making, better teamwork and lower costs of litigation and failed partnerships. The conference will provide a road map for enhancing credibility, improving employee engagement, building commitment, loyalty, and a high performance culture. Additionally, participants will expand their personal and professional network while harnessing the collective wisdom of experienced practitioners, top scholars and executive peers.
Among the speakers will be
- Stephen M. R. Covey, Author of New York Times and Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller "The Speed of Trust";
- Dr. Robert Cialdini, renowned Author of the NY Times Bestseller "Influence: Science & Practice";
- Divya Narendra, CEO of SumZero and a co-founder of ConnectU, the predecessor to Facebook;
- Hon. Hlengiwe Mkhize, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, South Africa;
- Edgardo Pappacena, Global Business Model Transformation Leader for Price Waterhouse Coopers
Along with other top scholars, leading practitioners, business leaders and Harvard luminaries.
Conference Chairman and event speaker Andre Bisasor, brings with him a legacy of successful events as the founder of the Negotiation & Leadership Conference. This Global Summit is the next iteration of preeminent conferences produced in the tradition of the previous gatherings held annually at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
This year's conference also includes a concurrent youth program that provides a limited number of high school students including those from under-resourced communities the chance to attend the event at no cost.
Additional information on the Global Summit is available at http://globalsummitonnegotiation.com/
Contact Angela Sinto
SOURCE Global Summit Productions