Stephanie Flanders and guests discuss boardroom dynamics and how best to handle hidden agendas and clashing egos. They also swap thoughts on incumbent companies versus start-ups.
The view from the top of business. Presented by Stephanie Flanders, The Bottom Line cuts through confusion, statistics and spin to present a clearer view of the business world, through discussion with people running leading and emerging companies.
Stephanie's guests reveal the secrets of the boardroom and offer their tips for mastering boardroom politics - from hidden agendas and clashing egos, to a simple failure to agree.
They also swap thoughts on the risks and rewards of running large incumbent companies as opposed to smaller startups.
In the studio are Stuart Fletcher, Chief Executive of private healthcare company Bupa; Eileen Gittins, founder and Chief Executive of creative self-publishing platform Blurb; Ken Olisa, chairman of boutique technology merchant bank Restoration Partners.
Producer: Ben Crighton
Editor: Innes Bowen.