Visual Blind Bidding is a method of blind bidding that can be used by any number of negotiators in conflict over decisions to be made on any number of variables. In this method, what is blind to the negotiators is the confidential acceptance by any party of a suggestion or some other visible published package. When applied to single variable cases, this method is superior to traditional double blind bidding as it lends itself to rewarding early generosity and collaborative behavior, which leads to higher settlement rates. Parties can also see what they are agreeing to before it is declared a deal. (View demonstration at ADR Cyberweek 2001).

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