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Linda Babcock
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Linda Babcock is a James M. Walton Professor of Economics at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has also been a visiting professor at Harvard Business School, The Unicersity of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and the California Institute of Technology. A specialist in negotiation and dispute resolution, her research has appeared in the most prestigious economics, inductrial relations, and law journals.

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Ask For It
How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want
Written by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $16.00

From the authors of Women Don’t Ask, the groundbreaking book that revealed just how much women lose when they avoid negotiation, here is the action plan that women all over the country requested—a guide to negotiating anything effectively using strategies that feel comfortable to you as a woman.

Whether it’s a... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Ask For It
How Women Can Use Negotiation to Get What They Really Want
Written by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
Women Don't Ask
The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation--and Positive Strategies for Change
Written by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

By neglecting to negotiate her starting salary for her first job, a woman may sacrifice over half a million dollars in earnings by the end of her career. Yet, as research reveals, men are four times more likely to ask for higher pay than are women with the same qualifications. From... Read more >
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