Article Number: DRJEVS19827405
ISSN: 2734-2174

Vol. 2 (1), pp. 8-13, April 2020

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Original Research Article

Interplay between Conflict Management and Academic Staff Performance in Lagos State University: Implications for Educational Planning

Rufai Musiliu Dada


The study investigated the interplay between conflict management and academic staff performance; it also examined the effect of strike action on academic staff commitment at Lagos State University. The study adopted a descriptive design. The population of the study consists of all the academic staff of Lagos State University (LASU) which cuts across all the fourteen (14) faculties, centres, schools and colleges in the University. The study adopted simple random sampling techniques to select two hundred and eleven (211), respondents. Data collected were analyzed with both descriptive and inferential statistics and test of hypothesis done at a 5% level of significance. Findings from the study revealed that there is a strong positive correlation between conflict management and academic performance. On the basis of the findings, the study advocated for good welfare for workers to avert incessant industrial action, provision of adequate facilities and organizing seminars, conferences, and symposia for the management cadre from time to time amongst others.

Keywords: Conflict, conflict management, academic staff performance

 Received: March 2, 2020  Accepted: April 9, 2020  Published: April 30, 2020

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