The inluence of leader power on interpersonal conflict among employees of government linked companies, Malaysia / Rozilah Abdul Aziz … [et al.]

Abdul Aziz, Rozilah and Hassan, Narehan and Noranee, Shereen and Ali, Sharrifah and Abdul Razak, Nurfadzilah (2016) The inluence of leader power on interpersonal conflict among employees of government linked companies, Malaysia / Rozilah Abdul Aziz … [et al.]. Advances in Business Research International Journal, 2 (2). pp. 1-8. ISSN 2462-1838

Abstract

Organizational conflict is partly depended on the magnitude of power exercised by superiors in the workplace. The need to investigate how manager’s power affects subordinates’ interpersonal conflict is crucial so that managers can change or maintain their power to achieve optimum result in organization. Hence, the purpose of this study is to examine the influence of leader power towards interpersonal conflict at Government Linked Companies (GLCs), Malaysia. A total of 388 questionnaires were distributed to employees of GLCs, Malaysia. A Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) analysis revealed that forty-one percent of the variation in interpersonal conflict can be explained by the power possessed by managers. It also revealed there is a strong positive, linear and significant relationship between leader power and interpersonal conflict. Therefore, management should be concerned with the authority given to managers as power could lead to a devastating interpersonal conflict.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abdul Aziz, Rozilahrozilah@puncakalam.uitm.edu.my
Hassan, NarehanUNSPECIFIED
Noranee, ShereenUNSPECIFIED
Ali, SharrifahUNSPECIFIED
Abdul Razak, NurfadzilahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social psychology > Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social psychology > Interpersonal relations. Social behavior > Interpersonal conflict
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Advances in Business Research International Journal
Journal: UiTM Journal > Advances in Business Research International Journal (ABRIJ)
ISSN: 2462-1838
Volume: 2
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 1-8
Official URL: https://abrij.uitm.edu.my
Item ID: 29417
Uncontrolled Keywords: Leader power, interpersonal conflict
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29417

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