Year 2017, Volume 8 , Issue 16, Pages 229 - 240 2017-12-04

The Role of Type A Personality in Conflict Handling Styles

Emrah ÖZSOY [1] , Kadir ARDIÇ [2] , Özlem BALABAN [3] , Ömer Alperen ONAY [4] , Bahar RAŞİTOĞLU [5]


The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between Type A personality (including its dimensions; egocentrism, competitiveness, work Orientation and impatience) and conflict handling styles with peers (i.e., integrating, compromising, obliging, avoiding and dominating). Totally 220 employees from several sectors in Turkey were participated to the study. The results indicated that there was a positive and significant relationship between dominating and Type A global score. Also egocentrism, competitiveness, work orientation dimensions of type A personality were positively related to dominating. Egocentrism were negatively related to compromising. Competitiveness was positively related to integrating. 

Conflict, Type A personality, personality, Conflict Handling
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Subjects Economics
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Author: Emrah ÖZSOY
Country: Turkey


Author: Kadir ARDIÇ
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Author: Özlem BALABAN
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Author: Ömer Alperen ONAY
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Author: Bahar RAŞİTOĞLU
Institution: SAKARYA ÜNİVERSİTESİ

Dates

Application Date : October 6, 2017
Acceptance Date : December 5, 2017
Publication Date : December 4, 2017

APA Özsoy, E , Ardıç, K , Balaban, Ö , Onay, Ö , Raşi̇toğlu, B . (2017). The Role of Type A Personality in Conflict Handling Styles . Bartın Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi , 8 (16) , 229-240 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/bartiniibf/issue/32570/342112