Pattern of Conflict Management Based on Imam Khomeini and the Supreme Leader Thoughts

Document Type : Research Article (Original Article)


1 PhD candidate of Strategic Management, Supreme National Defense University, Tehran, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor, Supreme National Defense University, Tehran, Iran.


Conflict phenomenon is inevitable in any society. But the ability to lead, control and resolve it, based on the culture of society is possible. Conflict management is the process of identifying the appropriate role of conflict between the groups and the optimal use of relevant techniques which has been designed to eliminate or simulate for effectiveness. In different areas, Iran always has offered the practical model to the world. The practical management of Imam Khomeini and Imam Khamenei, in the face of internal and external conflicts is the sample of this model.
In this study, with the aim of better understanding of this model, we have attempt to refer to the statements, speeches and great notes on their website, so the relevant data was collected and analyzed using content analysis method based on two types of conflict management : "the supporting conflict" in the face of internal and external opposition and conflict that is rooted in beliefs and values between Islam and unbelief and "avoid conflict" in matters of internal consistency index, unified nation Islamic, international coordination, the common goal and the enemy.