Conflicts Management Model in School: A Mixed Design Study


  •  Soner Dogan    

Abstract

The object of this study is to evaluate the reasons for conflicts occurring in school according to perceptions and views of teachers and resolution strategies used for conflicts and to build a model based on the results obtained. In the research, explanatory design including quantitative and qualitative methods has been used. The quantitative part of the research has been designed as the relational quantitative model. Data have been collected from 216 teachers working in the province of Sivas through the Scale of Reasons for Conflicts and the Scale of Resolution Strategies. The qualitative part of the research has been conducted in conformity with the case study design. Data has been gathered from 20 teachers working in the province of Sivas through open-ended questions. According to the research findings, the reasons for conflicts occurring in school has been diversified based on the way of doing things, individual differences and school management. The strategies for conflict solution used by the teachers vary according to school shareholders in which they experience conflict. Furthermore, findings have been obtained regarding that there is not any common management policy in the school. In this context, “Management Model for Conflict in School” for building conflict management culture in the school has been made.



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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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