Mediate.com Podcast Episode 22: An Introduction to the Ombuds Role for Mediators with Chuck Doran

As a mediator, are you curious about other fields that use conflict resolution skills? Are you looking for a field that combines a systemic approach with conflict resolution skills? In this episode, Chuck Doran–experienced mediator, ombuds and Executive Director of MWI–provides an introduction to the ombuds role.  Questions answered in this episode include:

  • What is an ombuds?
  • What are the different types of ombuds?
  • What is the difference between a mediator and an ombuds?
  • How can one get into the ombuds field?

Links mentioned in the show:

International Ombuds Association FAQ Section

Chuck’s article: Mediator as Ombuds

A Practical Guide to Organizational Ombuds: How They Help People and Organizations by Chuck Howard

MWI Website

Connect with Chuck Doran on LinkedIn

The LinkedIn Group – Outsourced Ombuds Network can be found at https://www.linkedin.com/groups/14059472/

The Ombuds Blog

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Chuck Doran

Chuck Doran is an experienced mediator and ombuds specializing in the resolution of employment, franchise and other commercial disputes. A mediator since 1992, he is a member of the CPR Dispute Resolution Panel of Distinguished Neutrals and has provided mediation and other ADR services to a variety of clients including AT&T, Bose,… MORE >

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Veronica Cravener

Veronica Cravener is a mediator and trainer for Mediate to Achieve, LLC, based in Columbus, Ohio, USA.  She has mediated more than 500 disputes across areas such as landlord-tenant, contracts, consumer-business, personal injury, neighbors, individual disputes over money, and post-employment disputes.  She is experienced at mediating by text message in… MORE >

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