4Rs Handling Conflict

Here’s an infographic on how to handle possible conflict of interest at your organization. We call it the 4Rs of Handling Conflict of Interest.


A meeting can be the most effective way of unleashing the creative energy, the imagination, and the hands on ability of volunteers and staff. Or a meeting can be the most ineffective, time-wasting frustrating experience ever inflicted upon volunteer and staff.

Complementary Model of Board Governance in 33 Words

The board establishes governance policies and monitors the organization’s performance. The Chief Executive Officer implements the governance policies, manages organization’s resources and also monitors the organization’s performance.

It’s as simple as that.

The 10 Principles of The Complementary Model of Board Governance

Nonprofits waster uncounted hours debating who is superior and who is subordinate – the Board or the Executive Director. The answer is they must be colleagues. Each has a different part, but together they share the play. Their tasks are complementary,. The two have to work as one team.

6 tips for dealing with an indecisive board
6 tips for dealing with an indecisive board

About Tom (TJ) Abbott

Tom (TJ) Abbott, CSP is the Managing Director of AMC NPO Solutions and an authority on Governance. He has over 25 years experience as CEO, President and board director of several not-for-profit organizations. Tom has also spoken in over 20 countries.

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