I am concerned that the latest resource, entitled “Negotiation, Ethics, & You” might be controversial. Ethical issues usually are.

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You see, with laws, there are usually specific and clear boundaries. These boundaries are codified. With ethics, the boundaries are not as clear. Ethics in negotiation can be largely a matter of opinion.

Though I know this can be a controversial topic, I published my thoughts anyway. Not to offend anyone. But rather to spark some interesting discussion.

The FREE Purchasing Resources Program currently has about 10,000 subscribers. These subscribers are purchasing professionals from throughout the world. They have different opinions, different cultures, and different customs.

This is a great opportunity to see how diverse our opinions are. See the “Comment” link below this post? Click on it to read the opinions of others and/or to add your own comments.

And if you really want to learn a lot about negotiation, don’t forget to consider taking our new class: “Powerful Negotiation For Successful Buying.”

I look forward to hearing what you have to say.

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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