Conflict Management and Industrial Harmony: The Nexus
Conflict is a state of disagreement between individuals, groups or organizations. Conflict management refers to the long term management of intractable conflict. Conflict schools of thought includes; the traditional school of thought, the human relations school of thought and the international school of thought. Although conflict is a perception issue, it consist of the following processes; potential opposition or incompatibility, cognition and personification,
intentions, behaviour and outcomes. Conflicts have sources and it can be managed. Conflict well managed can bring about industrial harmony and productivity.