Forum Theme 2
My personal interest about conflict in the workplace and its relation with sex/gender started early in my first years as a communication practitioner, and later became a topic for my academic research. After I did not find satisfactory answers among the popular beliefs and perceptions to the inquiries about conflict in the workplace, I turned my search to what the social sciences have investigated. I have to recognize that at the beginning my internal explanations about the reasons why conflict with supervisors happened were biased on traumatic conflict experiences with female supervisors as a participant and an observer, in which I perceived unfair treatment and abuse of power.
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Montoya, Maria del Pilar
"Communication Dimensions of Supervisor-Subordinate Conflict: Perceptions by Subordinates of Sex/Gender Differences in Supervisors’ Conflict Strategies,"
UNIversitas: Journal of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity: Vol. 5
, Article 13.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/universitas/vol5/iss2/13