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Negotiation biz is a resource for global business, Podcasts cover current international issues, including global security, the impact of Hurricane Katrina, energy supply in China, the strategic importance of Central Asia and extracts from my forthcoming b

Published: Sun, 22 Apr 2007 11:39:40 +0100

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Copyright: (c) Andrew Palmer 2005

Interview with Nihad Ismail of Arab News Network TV on Middle Eastern terrorism

Sun, 22 Apr 2007 11:39:40 +0100

Interview with Nihad Ismail of Arab News Network TV on Middle Eastern terrorism, in which Nihad makes it clear that terrorism is un-Islamic and that the world needs to address the causes of this issue.

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Interview with David Crossweller of "Wherever the Need"

Thu, 1 Feb 2007 09:00:50 +0000

In this interview David Crossweller talks about the work of the charity "Wherever the Need" which he co-founded. Wherever the Need works in Sierra Leone, India and elsewhere.

Their Website is

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Interview with Ian Pollack on the Silva Method

Sun, 21 Jan 2007 22:52:34 +0000

This Podcast describes how the Silva Method can be used by business organizations to improve the performance of individuals

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The U.S. and Latin America: The End of Empire

Wed, 10 May 2006 11:19:01 +0100

This Podcast describes how Latin America is no longer controlled by the U.S. and how a series of factors have given rise to a new sense of Latin American independence.

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China's String of Pearls Strategy

Wed, 10 May 2006 11:16:45 +0100

This Podcast describes China's strategy of building naval bases in the Indian Ocean in order to protect its oil supplies and the reaction of other states.

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Saudi Arabia: A Country in Transition

Sun, 19 Mar 2006 01:55:27 +0100

This Podcast describes the state of affairs in Saudi Arabia and the way that the Kingdom will need to deal with its future as it faces the prospect of declining oil revenues.

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The Political Impact of Hurricane Katrina - the failures of the U.S. Administration

Mon, 31 Oct 2005 00:55:55 +0100

This Podcast looks at the major policy failures of the Republican Administration in the period 2001-2005 and the issues that need to be addressed in future.

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The Coming of Peak Oil

Mon, 17 Oct 2005 01:55:27 +0100

This Podcast describes current research on world oil usage and production. It also agrees that oil production will peak soon [2005/2006] and thereafter decline with a tremendous on the world economy, bringing globalization to an end and causing depression and economic chaos.

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China's Energy Needs

Mon, 3 Oct 2005 21:58:33 +0100

This Podcast looks at the energy shortage in China and the tremendous growth in demand. It looks at China's perceived need for secure and reliable supplies and the possibility of conflict in Siberia and Central Asia over energy resources.

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Central Asia - Global Competition for its Oil Reserves

Mon, 3 Oct 2005 20:05:00 +0100

This Podcast focuses on the growing competition for supply of Central Asian oil supplies because it involves a number of factors including, the increasingly desperate search for oil reserves, the key geo-political position of Central Asia, especially the area around the Caspian Sea, the pressure on China to expand its influence, and possibly its control, westwards into the Central Asian states, and the pressure in the region for recognition of the rights of the inhabitants.

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Hurricane Katrina - Evidence of Global Warming

Fri, 30 Sep 2005 03:49:11 +0100

This Podcast highlights recent research which shows that the very strong hurricanes are increasing in number because of global warming. It also looks at other aspects of global warming.

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Global Security & Terrorism 3 - The Nature of Terrorism

Sat, 24 Sep 2005 10:17:45 +0100

This is the third of a series of Podcasts on the subject of Global Security and Terrorism. This deals with the nature of terror.

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Global Security & Terrorism - Part 2, The Dangers of Over-Reaction by Governments

Fri, 23 Sep 2005 12:25:13 +0100

This is the second in a series of Podcasts on Global Security and Terrorism, and deals with the dangers of over-reaction by governments, in particular by increasing controls over their citizens and ignoring the rule of law.

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Global Security & Terrorism - Part 1 -The Concerns of Governments

Fri, 23 Sep 2005 00:05:58 +0100

This is the first in a series of Podcasts on Global Security Issues.

This Podcasts deals with the concerns that Government have in dealing with Terrorism

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Polycultural and Monocultural Societies

Mon, 19 Sep 2005 01:20:21 +0100

This Podcast deals with what I believe is an important distinction between polycultural and monocultural societies. This is new concept and helps explain many of the differences between societies.

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Holistic Organizations

Wed, 7 Sep 2005 09:40:33 +0100

In "Framing the Outcome" I define seven levels or types of organization you may find yourself negotiating with. This extract is about the holistic or networked organization.

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Hurricane Katrina and the causes of violence in US Society

Sun, 4 Sep 2005 13:00:54 +0100

One of the outcomes of Hurricane Katrina that has surprised and horrified non-Americans is the extreme level of violence seen in New Orleans. This Podcast looks at three fundamental causes of the violence in US society.

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The Political and Economic Impact of Hurricane Katrina

Fri, 2 Sep 2005 21:05:06 +0100

This Podcast has been made four days after the hurricane hit the Gulf Coast of the US and it is suggested that there be six major consequences of this disaster. The most important long-term consequence is seem as being political, with the delays in responding promptly, or in pre-planned, have a negative impact on the current US Administration.

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Negotiation is a Skill

Wed, 31 Aug 2005 08:57:55 +0100

This extract from my book, "Framing the Outcome" describes how I came to realize that most books on negotiation did not agree with my experience.

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Ritual Behavior

Wed, 31 Aug 2005 08:53:59 +0100

An Extract from "Framing the Outcome" which discusses the importance of people's roles and their status.

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Draft Agreements

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:52:30 +0100

An extract from my forthcoming book on cross-cultural negotiation, a discussion of the production of draft agreements.

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Ritual Dances in Negotiation

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:49:39 +0100

This is a discussion of the role of negotiations in different organizations - suggesting that in some cases it is a "ritual dance." An extract from my forthcoming book on cross-cultural negotiation.

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Negotiation - How Others See the World

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 10:45:53 +0100

An extract from my forthcoming book on cross-cultural negotiation. It explains why we need to consider who others see the world.

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Introduction to the Site

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 09:25:10 +0100

An introduction to Negotiation.Biz

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