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Chapter 37: Spiritual Wellbeing in Organizations

Spiritual Wellbeing in Organizations

Spiritual wellbeing in organizations
Scott Foster Tony Wall Anna Foster

Introduction

Whilst recognizing the increased attention to spirituality in the workplace as being a positive development overall, scholars suggest that the association between spiritual beliefs, management practices and organizational outcomes has been conspicuously ignored in the mainstream management research. This occurs despite there being a large number of people worldwide reporting that spirituality is an important part of their daily lives (Sedikides, 2010; Van den Heuvel, 2018; Karakas et al., 2019). Expression of spirituality within organizations is an opportunity for an individual or organization to grow and to contribute to society in a meaningful way about care, compassion, support of ...

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