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Comparison of Unassisted and Smart Assisted Negotiation in B2B Relationships from the Perspective of Generation Y

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ŠIMKOVÁ Nikola SMUTNÝ Zdeněk

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WWW https://www.mdpi.com/2078-2489/10/8/263/htm
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/info10080263
Klíčová slova artificial intelligence and law; computer-mediated communication; ICT; online dispute resolution; social informatics; out-of-court settlement
Popis The current trend in the European Union (EU) is to support the development of online dispute resolution (ODR) that saves financial and human resources. Therefore, research articles mainly deal with the design of new ODR solutions, without researching the social aspects of using different kinds of ODR solutions. For this reason, the main aim of the article is an empirical evaluation of two kinds of ODR solutions in business-to-business (B2B) relationships from the perspective of a selected social category. The article focuses on: (1) comparing unassisted and smart assisted negotiation while using the artificial intelligence approach; (2) the satisfaction and attitudes of Generation Y members from the Czech and Slovak Republic towards different ways of negotiating. The conclusions of this study can help researchers to design or improve existing ODR solutions, and companies to choose the most suitable managers from Generation Y for B2B negotiation. The results show that Generation Y members prefer computer-mediated communication as compared to face to face negotiation; the participants were more satisfied with the negotiation process when using smart assisted negotiation. Through a computer-mediated negotiation, even sellers with lower emotional stability can maintain an advantageous position. Similarly, buyers with lower agreeableness or higher extraversion can negotiate more favorable terms and offset their loss.