By trading competition for collaboration, two astronomy projects hope to clinch funding.
This spring, the estate of Harper Lee, the deceased author of the classic American novel To Kill a Mockingbird, sued the producers of a Broadway stage adaptation of the novel for deviating too much from its character and plot. The story, as reported in the New York Times, highlights the value of exploring every viable option to keep a dispute out of court.
On January 8, the news broke that actress Michelle Williams had been paid only about $80 per day, just above the union minimum, for 10 days of reshoots on All the Money in the World—and that her costar, Mark Wahlberg, had received about $1.5 million more than she had for his own reshoots.
Japanese hitting and pitching star Shohei Ohtani stayed focused on his unconventional goals during negotiations to enter American baseball—even as league rules worked against him.
If you aren’t making headway with one set of partners, look around for others.
How President Donald Trump helped the minority party in Congress tap into a source of negotiating power.
The fallout from a disadvantageous negotiation can reverberate for years to come. That’s what the City of Miami is learning from its 2009 stadium deal with Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria as he reached an agreement to sell the team this past August.
In negotiation, a good agent can be hard to find. Three New York art dealers and a Russian billionaire learned that lesson the hard way in negotiations over the sale of a painting by Leonardo da Vinci, as reported by Bloomberg and the New York Times.
In business negotiations, we’re sometimes tempted to break the mold and do things in a new and entirely different way. But if our strategies aren’t supported by sound analysis and advice, we risk winding up with regrets.
Successes & messes In recent decades, Apple often found success by charging headfirst into unfamiliar industries, from book publishing to music to mobile phones, and disrupting their longstanding business models. In the early 2000s, for example, the company’s cofounder, Steve Jobs, pressured music labels into replacing their model of selling $15 CDs with the practice […]