Counselling For Effective And Appropriate Conflict Management Among Nigerian Undergraduate Students Using The Competence Model Of Conflict Communication.
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This study examines the five conflict communication as proposed by Papa and Canary (1995) to find out the association between the five conflict communication styles and the three competence measures of effectiveness and appropriateness.100undergraduate students of university of Lagos living in two of the hostels were used as the subject for this study to obtain the needed data. Five hypotheses were tested and the results showed that both integrating and compromising of conflict communication had significant positive association with effectiveness. Integrating style had a positive association with situational appropriateness compromising style had a significant positive association with relational appropriateness. Both dominating and avoiding styles had negative association with relational appropriateness. Dominating style also had negative association with situational appropriateness while avoiding style had negative association with effectiveness. Obliging style did not emerge as a significant predictor whether positively or negatively. These results were discussed and the counselling implications explained.
Conflict Communication , Counselling
Olusakin,A.M.(2001) Counselling For Effective And Appropriate Conflict Management Among Nigerian Undergraduate Students Using The Competence Model Of Conflict Communication. Being a Paper Delivered At The 25th Annual Conference Of Counselling Association Of Nigeria (CASSON),Held At Benue State University,Makurdi,Nigeria.