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Gender and age differences in conflict management within small businesses.

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dc.contributor.author Havenga, W.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-07-30T08:56:50Z
dc.date.available 2009-07-30T08:56:50Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation 6(1), 22-28. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/2878
dc.description.abstract The objective of this exploratory study was to establish, through the application of the Rahim Organisational Inventory (ROC II) instrument, how the gender and age status of owners/managers of small businesses relate to the application of different conflict-handling styles. The sample of 68 participants was taken using a convenience sampling technique to ensure representation from the strata of the 102 small businesses. Analysis of variances was used to determine if differences exist in conflict-handling styles within the gender and age status groups. The results of the statistical analysis done revealed that slight to significant variances were found, which are discussed accordingly. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Human Resource Management en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://sajhrm.co.za/ & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Conflict handling styles en
dc.subject Interpersonal conflict en
dc.subject Age en
dc.subject Gender en
dc.subject Small business en
dc.subject Rahim organisational inventory en
dc.subject ROC-II instrument en
dc.title Gender and age differences in conflict management within small businesses. en
dc.type Article en

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