The Office of the Ombudsman is a confidential service open to all students, employees, alumni, parents and community members at Ohio University. The office is an excellent resource to use if you are finding it difficult to speak to your supervisor about issues relating to work-life balance. http://www.ohio.edu/ombuds/
The following resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not endorsed by Ohio University.
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Patterson K., Grenny J., McMillan R., Switzler A., & Covey S. (2002). Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High. New York, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill.