Conflict Management of School Administrators Under South Bangkok School Group

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กุศล ชุมมุง วิไล ตั้งจิตสมคิด สุรศักดิ์ หลาบมาลา

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The objectives of this research were to: 1) study the conflict management methods of school administrators under South Bangkok School Group, and 2) compare conflict management methods of school administrators classified by school administration experience and school sizes.


The research populations were 58 school administrators under South Bangkok School Group. The research instrument was a five-scale rating questionnaire asking about conflict management methods of school administrators under South Bangkok School Group. The statistics for data analysis were frequency, percentage, mean standard deviation and compare mean difference by t-test and Analysis of Variance. In case of significant difference Sheffe’ method for pair test was used.


The research revealed that 1) the conflict management methods of school administrators under South Bangkok School Group as a whole was at high level. Considering by methods found that they were all at high level, arranging from high to low level were compromising, smoothing, confrontation, withdrawal and forcing., 2) comparing the conflict management methods of school administrators under South Bangkok School Group classified by school administration experience as a whole found that there was no difference. Comparing by methods found that confrontation and smoothing were different at .05 level of significance. Classified by school sizes found that the conflict management methods were not different, 3) In depth interview of 12 school administrators concerning 5 methods of conflict management methods, they advised that school administrators should have administration skill, using appropriate methods for solving the conflict situation at occurring point and be fair to all concerned.

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