An Organizational Ombudsman is a trusted dispute resolution practitioner whose major function is to provide independent, impartial, confidential and informal (off-the-record) assistance to an organization’s community.
common variations: Ombudsperson; Ombuds
Organizational Ombuds Services
using the power of conflict to build stronger workplace teams
Conflict is one of the most powerful tools organizations must learn to work with. Positive outcomes come from anticipating and engaging conflict. Negative outcomes from conflict emerge when it is ignored.
FOR HR LEADERS
For People First Cultures, a Source of Empowerment
Ombuds engage in constructive problem-solving toward the goal of instilling respect, civility and justice in communities, organizations and professional relationships.
FOR TEAM MANAGERS
For Organizational Leaders, a Trusted Navigator
For organizations and leaders of all types, Ombuds help survey the terrain, assess risk, monitor trends, address challenges, and advocate for fair processes.