Second, a workplace spirituality measurement was developed relying on conventional psychometric approaches. Indeed, this dissertation filled a gap in the literature by providing an empirical link between spirituality and work performance. For best results, right-click and select "save as A convenience sample of U.
Additionally, this study added to the existing body of research in which workplace spirituality is positioned as a construct that might positively affect employee work intentions, and consequently success of the organization and employee well-being.
Future research is needed to determine whether the different contexts, in terms of different samples and across the times, yield similar results. Subjects in the experimental group attended the BMDP, and the control group consisted of people who never attended the BMDP but worked in the same unit and had jobs similar to the experimental group subjects.
Using correlation and path analysis, results from the study showed a positive strong association between workplace spirituality and employee work intentions, and mediation via ethical leadership. Additionally, the findings revealed that meditation practice was the mechanism that explained the positive relationship between spirituality and work performance.
However, there has been little empirical work supporting the benefits of bringing spirituality to the workplace. First, workplace spirituality was defined to be grounded in the literature.
Previous research reported that workplace spirituality was associated with positive benefits for both employees and organizations. While the findings did not reveal an effect for the spiritual intervention BMDPworkplace spirituality was positively and significantly associated with work performance.
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This study extended the understanding of the contributions of workplace spirituality, a growing field of study, in the development of positive organizational cultures. The study begins with an overview of the significant workplace spirituality literature, and a brief overview of work intentions and ethical leadership.
Recommended Citation Soder, Paula F. The findings suggest that to promote positive work performance, organizations should encourage employees to continuously practice meditation and create spirituality in terms of compassion, mindfulness, meaningful work, and transcendence.
The findings of the study provided support for both hypotheses. This dissertation aims to examine the effectiveness of an intervention the Buddhist Mind Development Program BMDP that is designed specifically to promote spiritual well-being in an Eastern context.
The participants in the experimental group completed spirituality assessments before the BMDP, one week after the BMDP, and one month after the program.
Third, a quasi experimental study—a pretest and a posttest with nonequivalent comparison groups design—was employed. Donde Plowman, Randal Pierce, Daniel Flint Abstract Spirituality has received increased attention in the management field over the past few decades.
The participants in the control group also completed spirituality assessments at the same times as the experimental group before and one month after the BMDP.DOCTORATE DISSERTATION SPIRITUAL PSYCHOLOGY AND DEALING WITH GRIEF By Rev. Vickie L. Carey, D.D. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation Page: Spiritual Psychology and Dealing With Grief 1 I – Introduction Much has been written about Psychology and Spirituality over the eons of time.
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A Study of Spirituality in the Workplace Ian 1. Mitroff • Elizabeth A. Denton Is it apprftpriate tn inti'firate spirit luility into tbe mtma^ement of.
This study investigated how individuals practice spirituality in the workplace. That is, what intrapersonal communication is taking place as people think about and act upon their spirituality and how demonstration of the individual's spirituality through interpersonal communication affects his or her communication in the workplace.
This dissertation examined the extent to which workplace spirituality was associated with work intentions, and whether ethical leadership served as a mediator of the relationship between workplace spirituality and work intentions.
Spirituality has received increased attention in the management field over the past few decades.
However, there has been little empirical work supporting the benefits of bringing spirituality to the workplace. This dissertation aims to examine the effectiveness of an intervention (the Buddhist Mind Development Program (BMDP)) that is designed. To the Graduate Council: I am submitting herewith a dissertation written by Pawinee Petchsawang entitled “Workplace Spirituality and Buddhist Meditation.”.Download