Papers of BAS, Humanities and Social Sciences

Vol. 1, No 1, 2014

SOCIOLOGY

INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

ON CONFLICTS IN BULGARIAN FIRMS –

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Mayiana Mitevska-Encheva

Abstract: The research analysis is oriented towards the establishment of the dynamics of organizational culture and its relation to organizational conflicts in two different periods of time. The purpose of this analysis is to identify dominant value practices. A comparative analysis of two groups of people, working in the information technology, mechatronics and automation sectors over a period of five years - 612 people in 2008 and 580 people in 2012, is presented. Data are processed with the standard package statistical programs SPSS-16. A frequency distribution of data is made as well as correlation and regression analyses. Conclusions about the essential differences in the choice of dominant value orientation are drawn. The analysis and evaluation of the results of this survey reveal trends in value orientation in the organization and makes possible their change, consolidation and development.

Key words: organizational culture, types of organizational conflicts