Influence of Industrial Relations on the Management of Industrial Dispute (A Study of Selected Private Enterprises in Delta State)
Journal of Investment and Management
Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2017, Pages: 79-86
Received: May 29, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 15, 2017; Published: Oct. 18, 2017
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Ellis Idemobi, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam, Ihiala, Nigeria
Chigbue Donatus Ngige, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam, Ihiala, Nigeria
Peter Nkeonyeasoa Ofili, Department of Business Administration, School of Business Studies, Delta State Polytechnic Ogwashi-uku, Nigeria
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Abstract
This study on “The Effects of Industrial Relations on the Management of Industrial Dispute” was to: determine the association between dispute management style and dispute resolution; ascertain the relationship between industrial dispute settlement machinery and industrial conflict resolution; find out the relationship between industrial democracy and industrial harmony; and determine the association between employee-employer relationships on curbing conflict. This study adopts the descriptive research design. The population of study consists of 465 employees of selected aluminum companies in Asaba Delta State. Structured questionnaires built on four point scale was used to obtain information from the respondents. The results show that: there is a significant association between dispute management style and industrial dispute resolution; there is significant association between dispute settlement machinery and industrial conflict resolution; that there is a significant relationship between industrial democracy and industrial harmony; and there is a significant relationship between employee-employer relation and curbing of industrial conflict. The study therefore recommends among other things further studies to determine the role of industrial relations in preventing industrial conflicts, as the best way of solving any problem is a proactive approach.
Keywords
Industrial Dispute, Industrial Relations, Strike, Labour Action
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Ellis Idemobi, Chigbue Donatus Ngige, Peter Nkeonyeasoa Ofili, Influence of Industrial Relations on the Management of Industrial Dispute (A Study of Selected Private Enterprises in Delta State), Journal of Investment and Management. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2017, pp. 79-86. doi: 10.11648/j.jim.20170603.12
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