George Siedel




George J. Siedel focuses on legal issues that relate to international business law, negotiation, and dispute resolution. Recent publications include legal aspects

of cross-border subsidiary management and issues relating to the use of law to gain competitive advantage. His work in progress includes piercing the veil concerns in an international context, high-

low contracting, the impact of litigation on large corporations, and the impact of discovery on electronic communications.

Professor Siedel has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. Following graduation from law school, he worked as an attorney in a professional corporation. He has also served on several boards of directors and as Associate Dean of the University of Michigan Business School.

Professor Siedel has served as the chief editor of the Michigan Real Property Review and special editor of the American Business Law Journal. The author of numerous books and articles, he has received several research awards, including the Faculty Recognition Award from the University of Michigan and the Hoeber Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. The Center for International Business Education and Research selected a case written by Professor Siedel for its annual International Case Writing Award. His research has been cited by appellate courts in the United States and abroad, including the High Court of Australia.

Professor Siedel has served as Visiting Professor of Business Law at Stanford University, Visiting Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University, and Parsons Fellow at the University of Sydney. He has been elected a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University's Wolfson College and a Life Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. As a Fulbright Scholar, Professor Siedel held a Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Aug 28th 2017

We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, car sellers and employers, among others. Negotiation is also the key to business success. No business can survive without profitable contracts. Within a company, negotiation skills can lead to your career advancement.

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Aug 28th 2017

Todos negociamos diariamente. A nivel personal, negociamos con amigos, familia, propietarios, vendedores de autos y empleadores, entre otros. La negociación también es la clave del éxito comercial. Ninguna empresa puede sobrevivir sin contratos rentables. Dentro de una empresa, las habilidades de negociación lo pueden llevar a avanzar en su carrera.

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Aug 28th 2017

Todos nós negociamos diariamente. No nível pessoal, negociamos com amigos, família, proprietários do imóvel em que moramos, vendedores de carro, funcionários, entre outros. A negociação também é a chave para o sucesso nos negócios. Nenhuma empresa consegue sobreviver sem contratos lucrativos. Dentro de uma empresa, as habilidades de negociação podem levar a avanços na carreira.

Average: 7.5 (2 votes)

Aug 21st 2017

Prominent business school researchers have identified a powerful model for making business decisions that is based on economics, law and ethics. The Three Pillar model in this course expands this model by adding strategy in place of economics. With this change, the model becomes a practical framework that you can use to make all types of decisions—business, leadership and personal.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)