Handbook of Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Performance

Handbook of Workplace Spirituality and Organizational Performance

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This is the first comprehensive, research-based, interdisciplinary, and action-oriented approach to spirituality in organizational life. It defines workplace spirituality as all aspects of the workplace that promote individual feelings of satisfaction through a sense of connection to a larger force. The book articulates a new approach to successful organizational performance by bringing together the work of leading scholars in the field.show more

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  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 180.3 x 260.6 x 36.1mm | 1,129.45g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • figures, tables, references, index
  • 0765608448
  • 9780765608444

Table of contents

Selected Contents: Foreword, Barry Posner 1. Toward a Science of Workplace Spirituality, Robert A. Giacalone and Carole L. Jurkiewicz 2. Businesses and the Spirit: Management Practices that Sustain Values, Jeffrey Pfeffer 3. The Human Side of Spirituality, Riane Eisler and Alfonso Montuori 4. Spirituality and Marketing: An Overview of the Literature, Daryl McKee 5. Organizational Interactions: A Basic Skeleton with Spiritual Tissue, Iris Vilnai-Yavetz and Anat Rafaeli 6. Institutionalized Spirituality: An Oxymoron? Blake E. Ashforth and Michael G. Pratt 7. The Experience of Work: Spirituality and the New Workplace, Gordon E. Dehler and M. Ann Welsh 8. Spiritual Well-Being, Spiritual Intelligence, and Healthy Workplace Policy, Raymond F. Paloutzian, Robert A. Emmons, and Susan G. Keortge 9. Ethical Climates and Spirituality: An Exploratory Examination of Theoretical Links, K. Praveen Parboteeah and John B. Cullen 10. Spirituality, Consumption, and Business: A Pragmatic Perspective, Rogene A. Buchholz and Sandra B. Rosenthal 11. Embracing Workplace Spirituality and Managing Organizational Politics: Servant Leadership and Political Skill for Volatile Times, Robert W. Kolodinsky, Michael G. Bowen, and Gerald R. Ferris 12. Organizational Citizenship Behavior and the Spiritual Employee, Bennett J. Tepper Conceptualizing Workplace Spirituality 13. Reconciling Professional and Personal Value Systems: The Spiritually Motivated Manager as Organizational Entrepreneur, Andrew J. Hoffman 14. A Study of Quality of Work Life, Spiritual Well Being, and Life Satisfaction, Dong-Jin Lee, M. Joseph Sirgy, David Efraty, and Phillip Siegel 15. Coming to Terms with Spirituality and Religion in the Workplace, Peter C. Hill and Gary S. Smith 16. Drawing the Line: Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace, Richard D. White, Jr 17. Ethics at Work: Money, Spirituality and Happiness, Adrian Furnham 18. Honesty, Spirituality, and Performance at Work, Dawn R. Elm 19. Spiritual Wellness in the Workplace, R. Elliott Ingersoll 20. The Role of Spirituality in Occupational Stress and Well Being, Kelly L. Zellars and Pamela L. Perrew 21. Workplace Spirituality in the United States and the Former East Germany, Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor 22. Spirituality and Information, Richard O. Mason Applied Theory in Workplace Spirituality 23. Culture and Consciousness: Measuring Spirituality in the Work Place by Mapping Values, Richard Barrett 24. Hope in the Work Place, Virgil H. Adams III, C. R. Snyder, Kevin L. Rand, Elisa A. King, David R. Sigmon, and Kim M. Pulvers 25. When the Spirit Moves You: Administration, Law and Spirituality in the Workplace, Terrel L. Rhodes 26. Spirituality and End-of-Life Care, Jonathan P. West and Colleen M. West 27. Forgiveness in the Workplace, Laura Yamhure Thompson and Patricia E. Shahen 28. How Workplace Spirituality Becomes Mainstreamed in a Scholarly Organization, Jerry Biberman 29. Operational Integrity: The Gateway to Workplace Harmony and Velocity, Kathlyn T. Hendricks and Gay Hendricks 30. Spiritually Renewing Ourselves at Work: Finding Meaning Through Serving, Krista Kurth 31. Illuminating the Invisible: IT and Self-Discovery in the Workplace, Kieran Mathieson and Cynthia E. Miree 32. Using the Everyday Challenges of Business to Transform Individuals and Organizations, Kazimierz Gozdz and Robert Fragershow more

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