Duelling experts in mediation and negotiation: How to respond when eager expensive entrenched expert egos escalate enmity
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Having dueling experts is a predictable problem for negotiators and mediators. A routine process in response is set out: normalizing, reframing, and turning the barrier into a standard problem-solving question. Twelve standard responses (each with inevitable advantages and disadvantages) are systematized for mediators and negotiators to learn and possibly add value to any negotiation.