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Ombuds Office

Issues to Explore

  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Issue clarification
  • Competing perspectives or agendas
  • Confusion about a college policy, or the perception one has been applied unfairly
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Help to move beyond a perceived impasse in a work relationship
  • Misunderstandings based on cultural perspectives
  • Personal coaching
  • Perceived retaliation or fear of retaliation
  • Harassment or discrimination
  • Contested ownership of intellectual property
  • A troubling evaluation or grade
  • Bureaucratic impasses

Resources you can use to explore some of these issues:

Coaching

Effective Communication

The Art of Apology

Books to Read