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Design/methodology/approach: The main discussion is designed to analyze the influence of the level of education of the owner in light of conflict generation in small businesses. Findings: Results shall indicate the impact of the level of formal and informal education in the context of conflict generation in small organizations in Macedonia. Consequently findings focus on variables which have potentially significant influence and could be considered as some of the determinants of conflict. Research limitations/implications: Potential limitations are raised by the size of the sample, as well as the limitations of variables which could be in further research extended. The research gap related to small business implications on organizational issues in Macedonia has raised the interest in our research. Practical implications: Based on the purpose of this paper the implications could be found in valuable recommendations and considerations for managing potential conflicts in small businesses, encouraging small business owners to invest resources in raising their knowledge and education in order to grow their potential for long term success. Originality/value: Research contribution could be found in presenting support and original findings. The analysis augments the existing body of literature in a very important area of study especially considering the growing interest and presence of small businesses in the Republic of Macedonia. The questionnaire was distributed among small business organizations on the whole territory of the Republic of Macedonia. Keywords: conflict, conflict management, organizations, small business, formal education, informal education.

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... See:(Agstner, 2018;Baraniecka, 2012; Dragomir, 2013;Drakulevski, Janeska-Iliev, & Taneva- Veshoska, 2015, Łukasik, 2017Mayer & Boness, 2010; Suwaj, 2009, p. 40;Vitell, Dickerson, & Festervand, 2000).2 The full description of conflicts, which is the purpose of the article, includes also the identification of their reasons, connections, results and ways of their solution, and in the conclusion a critical review as well. ...
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