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Workplace Spirituality

  • Christopher G. Beehner
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Workplace Spirituality and Fulfillment book series (PSTWSP)

Abstract

The exponential growth in interest in workplace spirituality is influenced by many factors, including contemporary post-materialist workers seeking meaning and purpose at work as alternatives to, or in addition to, wealth accumulation as the primary function of work. In this chapter, the scholarly literature on workplace spirituality is summarized, beginning with the development of definition, measurement methods, theory, and framework, followed by the establishment of a valid construct and research on the effects and consequences of workplace spirituality. The relationship between workplace spirituality and religion is also examined. The chapter concludes with an examination of spiritual leadership and spiritual capital within the context of workplace spirituality.

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  1. 1.Center for Business, Legal and EntrepreneurshipSeminole State College of FloridaHeathrowUSA

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