Resolving conflicts between the CEO and Chair

Date last reviewed

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tesse Akpeki, Onboard Consultant with Bates Wells Braithwaite, outlines the different steps parties can take to try to resolve disputes between the CEO and Chair.


Who should watch this?

Watch this if you want some ideas, examples, and tips on how to resolve conflicts between the CEO and Chair in a constructive way. 

Please download the accompanying handouts for some useful further resources.

The content of this video is accurate as at June 2017.

What does the video cover?

The video will cover questions such as:

  • What are the most common issues in disputes and how can they be addressed?
  • How can we resolve problems when it just looks like an interpersonal conflict?
  • When might facilitation be helpful?
  • How does mediation work?
  • When do we need to think about going to the Employment Tribunal?
  • After a conflict is resolved, how can everyone move forward?

Running time: 23 mins

  • Title page (0.26)
  • Introduction (0.28)
  • Overview (0.27)
  • Diagnosing issues (0.55)
  • Types of issues (3.40)
  • Types of issues: Example (3.04)
  • Facilitated approach (3.55)
  • Mediation (2.38)
  • Employment Tribunal (2.04)
  • Top tips (3.32)
  • Summary (1.43)

Special thanks to

Tesse Akpeki and Bates Wells Braithwaite.

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Date last reviewed

June 2017


Date of publication

Monday, January 4, 2016

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