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'Reframing Resolution - Managing Individual Workplace Conflict'
Managing conflict and resolving disputes: synthesising research and practice to inform policy

This is the final event in the “Exploring conflict in the workplace “series of seminars run by Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

The final seminar will seek to bring academics, practitioners and policy-makers together to examine the themes  that have emerged during the series. The seminar will comprise of short presentations by Seminar Rapporteurs who will describe the potential implications for practice and policy of each of the five seminars outlined above. There will be a wide representation, from major public and private sector employers; employer-representative organisations such as the CBI, EEF,  FSB, BCC and CIPD; TUC and major trade unions; and governmental and policy-making organisations such as BIS, the Ministry of Justice, Acas and the Citizens Advice Bureau.


Prof. Greg Bamber,  Monash University
Professor Rob Blackburn, Kingston University, London
Andy Cook, Employee Relations Institute
Dr Tony Dundon, NUI  Galway
Mike Emmott, Advisor Employee Relations, CIPD
John Forth, Principal Research Fellow, NIESR (National  Institute of Economic and Social Research)
Kim Frost, Director of Human Resources, University of London
Professor Abby Ghobadian, Henley Business School
Katherine Graham, Managing  Director, CMP
Professor David Lipsky, Cornell  University
Bronwyn McKenna, Assistant General Secretary, UNISON
Michael  Mealing, Chairman  Employment Law Policy Unit, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Sarah Messenger, Head of Workforce, Local Government association
Pete Monaghan, Acas
Gillian Morris, Matrix Chambers
Ian Moss, Head of Equality  and Employment Rights Team, Citizens Advice
Kieran Mulvey, Chief Executive, Labour Relations Commission
Jeff  Nield, National Head of  Employee Relations, EEF
Stephen Overell, independent writer and commentator
Matthew Percival,  Senior Policy Adviser, CBI
Professor John Purcell, Associate Fellow, University of Warwick
Hannah Reed, Employment Rights  Policy Officer, TUC
Professor Ron Seeber,  Cornell University
Ed Sweeney, Chair, Acas
Anna Shields,  Consensio- Director
Bill Roche,  University College Dublin- Professor of Industrial Relations
Sarah Veale, Head, Equality and Employment Rights  Department ,TUC
Bill Wells, Deputy Director; Analysis, Briefing and Minimum Wage, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

More information is available on the seminar series.

This seminar is now fully booked