International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017 | Rating: 7 / 10 | Rate this Article


Conflict Management Strategies among Principals in Government Technical Colleges in Rivers State

Deebom Mtormabari Tambari | Buapu Hopeson Asime


Abstract: This study examines conflict management strategies among principals in Government Technical Colleges in Rivers State using a descriptive design. A sample of 120 respondents (40 administrative staff and 80 teachers) was selected through simple random sampling technique. Three research questions were answered while two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The instrument used for data collection was a structured questionnaire which was validated by two principals. A reliability coefficient of 0.80 of the instrument was established through Cronbach Alpha. It was found that avoiding, compromising, collaborating, mediation, dialogue and others are conflict management strategies adopted by principals of Government Technical Colleges in Rivers State. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that principals should see conflict as being inevitable in their daily administrative activities, principals should adopt any strategy that can help in reducing conflict such as democratic principles and open treatment to others etc.


Keywords: Conflict, Management, Leadership Styles, Strategies


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,


Pages: 2305 - 2309


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