Identify if any of the participants entered the negotiations with a cognitive bias. Discuss the implications.

You have been relocated by your employer to a new city for an assignment that will probably last for two years.  You do not want to sell your home – a four-bedroom, two-bath Tudor – so you decide to rent it.  A friend of yours in real estate has a potential lessee for you to meet.  He is a 30-something single doctor beginning a two-year residency in the local hospital.  You have some concerns about a single guy living in your house and taking care of it the way you would, but you agree to meet with him and possibly negotiate a lease.   You must address the following:

  • Describe the interested parties and their prospective goals in this negotiation.
  • Analyze the parties’ dependencies and motivations and propose four options in this negotiation so that all parties’ goals are met.
  • Discusses a bargaining behavior of a skilled negotiator that would be most advantageous to you in this negotiation.
  • Explains why collaboration is the only bargaining style applicable to this negotiation, and identify the collaborative goals.
  • Identify if any of the participants entered the negotiations with a cognitive bias. Discuss the implications.

The House for Rent paper:

  • Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to SPA style as outlined in the Ash ford Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least three to four scholarly sources in addition to the textbook.
    • The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
  • Must document all sources in SPA style as outlined in the Ash ford Writing Center.

Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to SPA style as outlined in the Ash ford Writing Center.

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