The book that bridges the chasm between communication and understanding in negotiations For years Peter Nixon worked with people from all walks of life, teaching them the art of negotiation. But it soon became apparent that the issue was not negotiation itself, but dialogue between parties. We have become experts at sending information-via email, text message, Internet, TV, and other forms of media, communicating, but not engaging, in an active dialogue defined by collaborative thinking. In Dialogue Gap, Nixon explores this growing disconnect and its significance in an increa
Dialogue Gap: Why Communication Isn't Enough and What We Can Do About It, Fast; Contents; Introduction: What Is Dialogue Gap?; Part I: Dialogue Gap; Chapter 1: How Dialogue Gap Arose; Chapter 2: The Implications of Dialogue Gap; Part II: Dialogue Solutions; Chapter 3: How to Get the Right People to Dialogue on the Right Issues; Chapter 4: Dialogue Leader Behaviors; Chapter 5: Dialogue Time and Space; Part III: Dialogue Leadership; Chapter 6: The Cost of Failed Dialogue; Chapter 7: Sustaining Dialogue; Chapter 8: Dialogic Leadership; Conclusion; Appendix A: What Prevents Effective Dialogue? Appendix B: Organizational Dialogue AssessmentAppendix C: Dialogue Skill Practice Activities; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Index
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