Conflicts and undesirable behaviour

As supervisor, you are responsible for a safe and pleasant working environment. There may be situations that give rise to conflicts or difficult relationships in the workplace. Staff members will subsequently have the option of seeking out a confidential advisor or ombudsperson, but they will often come to you with questions.

As supervisor, you can seek advice from a confidential advisor, the ombudsperson or the HR advisor in such situations. The Dutch Network of Academic Confidential Advisors has drawn up guidelines for dealing with aggression, conflicts, harassment and bullying:

Staff members can take a training course in gROW if they wish to learn about how to deal with labour conflicts

Regulations on Undesirable Behaviour

Employees can file a complaint about unwanted behaviour. You can read more information about this here.


Contact the HR staff member from your department.

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