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  1. 1. Running Head: MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 1 Miami School District Negotiation Edward Charfauros Organizational Negotiations MGT/445 June 26, 2012 Cecile Morris
  2. 2. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 2 Miami School District Negotiation The Miami school district announces that it will be redrawing school boundaries upon the upcoming year because of enrollment increases. A plan is in place by the school board for students, as the school cannot accommodate every student within the district. The school hires experts to submit after redraw school boundaries before the upcoming school year begins. The majority of students are upset because they cannot remain at their present school. Stakeholders voice their opinions concerning the school district’s proposal. According to the article, influencing and negotiating skills: some research and reflections - part I: influencing strategies and styles by Manning and Robertson (2003). “Negotiation is directly associated with power in that it assumed that those concerned in a negotiation possess some power which could be exercised, possibly in a disruptive fashion, to the detriment of others. This is so even if one party is much more powerful than another” (negotiation and influencing, p. 12, para. 1). Quality Education The majority of parents concern themselves with their children’s quality education, travel time increase, cultural and economic boundary crossings, property value affects, and children social effects. These are reasons against the plan proposal, as Edward addresses parents and Miami school district’s concerns. Edward also develops a plan dealing with parent concerns and negotiation strategy supporting school board issues concerning redrawing boundaries and parent concerns. Additionally, Edward explains how culture and ethics effect decisions. The Stakeholders
  3. 3. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 3 Many stakeholders within this situation with students are coercing to redraw from their present school. Students, parents, teachers, staff, school officials, and the school district are stakeholders. The redrawing affects upon the students as they may attend a different school and personally dealing with different issues, such as friend separation, favorite places, and a familiar environment. Crossing Economic and Cultural Boundaries Students may trouble themselves upon a new environment within society, struggling upon meeting new people for friendships, possessing difficulty comprehending concepts, school guidelines, education, and cultural differences. Students feel as though they lack support according to surroundings and carry these problems home within themselves. It may become difficult meeting friends while attending a new school, adapting to the new school culture, and the groups within the school. Situations will appear where schools socially affect students taking their problems out upon their parents. Student arguments may increase, receive teases, and may be ignored by other students, which cause a lack of confidence and unhappiness within new students. Travel Time Increase Parents remain as important stakeholders as they are concern about their children’s welfare while attending a new school. Although students decide upon themselves by choosing his or her lifestyle and life perspective, students surroundings affect them ultimately worrying parents. Parents may worry of the education quality not equating to the same standards within the new school. Additionally, the timing for commuting to and from the new school will be unsatisfying for both parents and students, as the majority of students attend local schools within walking distance. Many students will be crossing cultural and economic boundaries as they
  4. 4. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 4 move to attend a school with the majority of students representing certain cultures and religious beliefs. Affect Upon Property Values Moving children to attend new schools affect property value. For example, schools within higher income neighborhoods may witness lower income families moving in. Some of the students from the lower income families may trash and vandalize the neighborhood after inviting students from other neighborhoods and neighboring schools depreciating property value. Additionally leading other residence toward becoming stakeholders. Parent’s primary concerns surround the social effects upon their children and how social effects negatively influences society. Social Affects Upon Children Teachers, staff, school officials, and the school district are stakeholders. School officials, the new school’s staff, and teachers obligate themselves upon accepting students and providing the students with a positive environment. The school district wants to provide quality education for each student. The school district provides teachers and students with staff, materials, and classrooms of appropriate size. Negotiation Strategy to Redraw Boundaries Although the school district wants to keep every student within his or her current school, community growth challenges this idea. Therefore, as an alternative ensuring the school district will continue providing education for students within the community, the school district redraws students toward others schools. Attempting to satisfy both parents and students is base upon the district’s decision, as it hires experts to redraw school boundaries.
  5. 5. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 5 According to the article, school redistricting officials listen to parent pleas on boundaries under consideration: groups praise assistant superintendent for weighing alternatives to district's plan to redraw boundary lines, by Puckett representing The Atlanta Journal the Atlanta Constitution (1998). “Although the changes are merely alternatives under consideration and do not address every parent's concern, they illustrate the school district's willingness to make adjustments large and small based on input from parents” (abstract, p. 1, para. 1). Upon supporting the school board’s boundary redraw for next year Edward uses negotiation strategy persuasive style for stakeholder concerns. A large group of parents, students, and school officials are unhappy with the school district’s decision. Edward uses the persuasive style strategic methods and techniques to answer voicing parents concerns. Some elements and steps include: emotional manner and tone, active participation with encouragement, vivid language, fear incitement through threats, and violating receiver expectations. Stakeholder Concerns Primary concern for parents is the education quality their children will be receiving within his or her new schools, because emotional tones and manners are high. A school district meeting will occur encouraging parents to attend so school officials will explain what is occurring. Parents will first attend the meeting to voice their concerns and school officials will attempt to satisfy parents by relaying to parents that education quality will not differ regardless where their children will be attending. By using persuasive style, parents comprehend their children (as students) will remain within the same school district, as the district continues providing students and teachers with appropriate materials, staff, and classrooms. Although attending new schools may be an inconvenience for both students and parents because of an
  6. 6. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 6 increase in travel, employing vivid language to manipulate parents will be in use for parent agreement for a desirable decision. School officials do not want crowding schools with students overflowing and a staff of teachers with less teaching material. This will affect the education quality students receive, unless the school district redraws for the upcoming year. As the school district looks upon crossing cultural and economic boundaries, parents must comprehend the district is present to educate students representing different cultures and income classes. The question remains concerning racism, religious beliefs, and racial differences as parents argue of crossing boundaries. Parents must comprehend every child represents a different background with the right for fair treatment regardless of differences. Property value is a concern for many parents; however neighborhoods require understanding as good abiding citizens accepting the redraw. The involving stakeholders will not tolerate graffiti and negative effects upon the communities. The school district will take action upon individuals not complying with school district guidelines. Automatic expulsion will follow from the school district when any individual is found conducting negative activity internally and externally of school premises. Social effect concerns will be resolved as the school district ensures every parent will comprehend school districts responsibility for influencing children positively and avoiding negativity among students. Culture and Ethics Affect Upon Edward’s Decision Culture and ethics should not affect the stakeholder’s decision because many parents and their children represent different origins and choices significantly differing from one another. Although stakeholders believe they believe in the effects of culture and ethics, the Miami school district believes it possesses no cultural differences. Therefore, the school district will not
  7. 7. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 7 choose where students will attend as the district hires experts for redrawing school boundaries. For the crowding school this is the final decision with a final alternative, as the involving stakeholders should comprehend this as the ideal solution for everyone. Students of diverse origins attend each school district within the United States representing different cultures and ethnicities. Parents desiring to have their children attend specific cultural groups and schools may choose to have their children attend private schools. Conclusion Edward concludes with the stakeholders expecting to comprehend the concept herein this paper accepting the decision using the persuasive style of negotiation strategy. Students, parents, and school officials are expecting to adapt to school regulations and the district’s new changes after exhausting the other alternatives. Presenting the concerns about the overcrowding school situation, each involving individual will comprehend the purpose for redrawing school boundaries during Miami’s school district meeting. During the meeting school officials, parents, and students review each of the concerns publicly brought forward for solutions. Edward uses the persuasive style to explain to the involving individuals the decision has finalized. Finally, for the parents with disagreements concerning the redrawing have the option to have their children attend private school.
  8. 8. MIAMI SCHOOL DISTRICT NEGOTIATION 8 References Manning, T., & Robertson, B. (2003). Influencing and negotiating skills: Some research and reflections - part I: Influencing strategies and styles. Industrial and Commercial Training, 35(1), 11-15. Puckett, P. (1998, Nov 14). SCHOOL REDISTRICTING officials listen to parent pleas on boundaries under consideration: Groups praise assistant superintendent for weighing alternatives to districts plan to redraw boundary lines. The Atlanta Journal the Atlanta Constitution, pp. JJ.01-JJ;01. accountid=35812