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Conflict Handling Styles of Women Administrator at Universities, Myanmar
- The purpose of the study is to explore interpersonal conflict handling styles practiced by women administrators at universities, Myanmar. The management styles of women head administrators (N=150) who are working at various universities, Myanmar were studied through questionnaire based on instruments for conflict management and leadership styles. Three parts of questionnaire: The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument, the Multi-factor Leadership Questionnaire, form 6S-short (MLQ 6S) and demographic data were used in this study. Women administrators managed their interpersonal conflicts mostly by practicing compromising conflict management style. Moreover, there is a relationship between leadership styles and choice of strategy in conflict management among women administrators at universities, Myanmar. These research findings revealed differences in practicing five interpersonal conflict management styles by woman administrators. In addition, this study indicated that leadership styles remained stable over time and significantly related to conflict management styles.
Htar Htar Khin
- Journal of the Asia Research Centre