Keywords : Management Styles
An investigation of the relationship between power distribution and organizational conflict in the governor office of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad
International Journal of Organizational Leadership,
2016, Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 181-191
The current paper explores the relationship between power distribution and organizational conflict in the country office of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad. It fits within the category of descriptive research. Its population consisted of all staff in the governor office of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad and from among 180 individuals, 65 staff were selected randomly as research participants. Research instruments utilized included standardized power distribution and organizational conflict questionnaires whose reliabilities were estimated through Cronbach's alpha. Obviously, both reliability coefficients were satisfactory. The data were analyzed and described through SPSS. To describe them, descriptive statistics and to analyze them referential statistics, including Pearson's rank-order correlation coefficient and Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests were performed. In light of the results, autocratic and persuasive management styles increased organizational conflict.