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Conflict Management. Some Prospects On The Labor Conflicts


  • Iulia Badoi

    () (Law Department, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania)


Managers wish for harmony within their organizations, that the satisfied employees to work in well balanced teams in order to achieve the institutional goals without taking into account the individual and cultural differences, personal or group interests. Conflicts can be classified according to several criteria. This study aims to present the particularities of conflict resolution within labor relations. Starting from the analysis of the conflict concept viewed from several perspectives, including legal term, this paper aims to reveal the sources of labor disputes through statistical tools, to explain the development of the conflict and to propose solutions to reduce / solve conflicts. From the traditionalist perspective all conflicts are bad, being subsumed to terms of violence, anarchy, destruction, chaos, requiring major reality changes. Conflicts are seen as natural, normal, and cyclical from the human relations point of view. Moreover, inter-actionist perspective suggests encouraging for triggering conflicts because a group that is too long peaceful may become inert, listless and noncreative. This theory proposes to the leaders to maintain a level of conflict within institutions so that to be in the presence of a dynamic group, the manifestation of critical thinking, innovation and improvement of the human relationships’ quality.

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  • Iulia Badoi, 2013. "Conflict Management. Some Prospects On The Labor Conflicts," Perspectives of Law and Public Administration, Societatea de Stiinte Juridice si Administrative (Society of Juridical and Administrative Sciences), vol. 2(1), pages 21-33, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:sja:journl:v:2:y:2013:i:1:p:21-33

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    conflict management; conflict’s functions; sources of conflicts; conflict’s escalation; conflict’s reduction/resolution;

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    • K31 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Labor Law


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