Subsidiary Meeting Dynamics Questions
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How did you decide who would be at the negotiation table?
Did representation questions ever become a problem? How did you decide who would be allowed to speak for a group?
How did you decide when to meet separately with the parties and when to bring them together?
Were there cases where you never brought the parties together or never met with them separately?
Did the parties ever refuse to meet together? How did you handle it?
Was timing of the discussions critical? Did you ever need to wait or hurry up in order to get people to come together?
When you brought the parties together, how did you decide where to convene the meeting?
Who set the agenda? Who defined the ground rules and meeting structure?
How did you assist in opening communications between the parties, to get them talking and listening to one another?
Who facilitated the discussions?
Were there situations when a party came to the table but gave only lip service, or refused to negotiate in good faith?
Were you able to increase trust levels between parties? How did you do this?
Would the parties look to you for guidance in constructing solutions or would they come up with their own solutions?
How would you respond when you were called upon to carry messages between the parties?
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