But Mandelbaum, usually described as "the Johns Hopkins foreign policy expert," quickly became Friedman's go-to metaphor dispenser, issuing pithy and grammatically flawless bon mots on an impressively broad range of topics, including Saudi Wahhabism ("Either we get rid of our minivans or Saudi Arabia gets rid of its textbooks"), China's entry into the World Trade Organization ("Some things are in the national interest even though the Chamber of Commerce believes them"), Iraq's insurgents ("the real fascists, the real colonialists, the real imperialists of our age"),Jacques Chirac ("France, it seems, would rather be more important in a world of chaos than less important in a world of order"), and American energy independence ("This is not just a win-win, this is a win-win-win-win-win").
What does W-W stand for?
W-W stands for Win-Win
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A four-day program offered by the ACPE at its National Institute on Health Care Leadership and Management, "Building Organizational Cooperation: The ABCs of Win-Win Relationships," is structured to assist physicians and nonphysicians in increasing their awareness of interpersonal behaviors and their repertoire of interpersonal behaviors during interactions.
My colleagues and I have found that people draw from a generic pool of measurable behaviors when their objective is to create win-win outcomes.