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The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss, Part Two

One of the most difficult tasks for a worker is negotiating with a boss. Whether it’s getting a raise or a new assignment, or a simple request for more office supplies, asking a boss for anything can be nerve-wracking. Knowledge@W. P. Carey interviewed management professor Kevin Corley about the best way to negotiate with your boss. Part One of our two-part series on this topic addressed the matter of self interest — yours, your boss’s, and the organization’s. Part Two discusses how knowing your boss’s negotiating style can make all the difference between success and failure. (15:30)

art of negotiating with your boss

The Art Of Negotiating With Your Boss

You don’t have to be a power broker juggling corporate mergers to need negotiation skills. Just about everybody must negotiate with a superior at some point, about a raise or an assignment, or even a new idea for a project. Most people are conscious of the power gap between themselves and their bosses; astute employees also realize that the boss’s interests may not always align with their own. Knowledge@W. P. Carey interviewed management professor Kevin Corley about the best way to negotiate with your boss. Part One of our two-part series on this topic addresses the matter of self interest — yours, your boss’s, and the organization’s. (11:29)