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Organizational Ombuds Support is Neutral and Impartial

Toward the end of last month the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) offered comment on proposed amendments to Title IX regulations to the Department of Education....

What and How is Next?

With the holiday season just behind us, it seems like a good time to think – what’s next in our workplace?  And, in addition –...

Ombuds Services – Coaching !!

People often ask – what is it that you do as ombuds? As we explore this question, let’s first note that overall the ombuds role...

Ombuds Day 2.0 – Thank You NC State

We celebrated Ombuds Day across campus on Monday with some great visits! (This was our 2.0 effort due to tropical storm Michael that had rudely...

Avoiding conflict does not mean one avoids conflict ??!!

I recently had an “ah ha” moment about “avoiding” conflict.  With 30 years experience as a mediator, attorney and currently as the NC State Faculty...