STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING CONFLICTS BETWEEN PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE

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  • Igweani Okezie David Department of Educational Management ESUT, Enugu
  • Igboke U.N., Department of Educational Management ESUT, Enugu
  • Okonkwo A. O. B. Department of Educational Management ESUT, Enugu

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Resolving Conflicts, Principals And Teachers, Public Secondary Schools

Abstract

The study focused on the strategies for resolving conflicts between principals and teachers in public secondary schools in Enugu State. The study was guided by three research questions and three research hypotheses. The study covered 314 secondary schools in Enugu State. A sample of 791 respondents was used for the study. Proportionate stratified random sampling technique was employed to sample 791 respondents from the area of study. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study. A researcher developed questionnaire validated by three experts was used. The final reliability index of the instrument using Cronbach Alpha reliability formular is 0.85. Mean with standard deviation were used to provide answers to the three research questions while t-test statistics at 0.05 level of significance was used to test the three null hypotheses. The findings revealed among others that arbitration, neglect or silence and dialogue are strategies that could be use in resolving conflict in an organization such a school. It was recommended among other things, that conflict in school should be managed or handled in such a way that it will lead to growth, better personal relationship and a more productive life. It further recommended that conflict resolution strategies such as arbitration, neglect or silence, dialogue should be adopted if administration wishes to achieve result

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2022-04-03

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Okezie David , I., U N, I., & A O B, O. (2022). STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING CONFLICTS BETWEEN PRINCIPALS AND TEACHERS IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU STATE. International Journal of Education Research Review, 1(1). Retrieved from http://ijerr.com/index.php/ijerr/article/view/9

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