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Integrating Spirituality and Sustainability for Individual Success

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

Abstract

The central theme of this chapter is that the combination of spirituality and sustainability are beneficial for individual success. Because limited research exists concerning the relationships among sustainability, spirituality, and individual success, much of the focus of this chapter will be with the development of an argument for, and a conceptual framework from which to examine the proposed relationship of these constructs. Spiritual and sustainable lifestyles, such as voluntary simplicity and flourishing, and corresponding benefits will be examined. Systems thinking, the Holistic Model of Wellness, Vocational Souljourn, and the complexity theory are introduced as frameworks through which to understand the individual-level benefits of combined spirituality and sustainability. Spiritual intelligence, sustainable leadership, ecospirituality, and ecologism are discussed within the context of individual spirituality, sustainability, and success.

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  • Christopher G. Beehner
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  1. 1.Center for Business, Legal and EntrepreneurshipSeminole State College of FloridaHeathrowUSA

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