Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership / Edition 1

Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership / Edition 1

by Douglas A. Hicks, Hicks Douglas a.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521529603

ISBN-13: 9780521529600

Pub. Date: 11/30/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How can company leaders and employees negotiate their different religious and spiritual commitments in the workplace? This analysis proposes constructive solutions based on a concept of respectful pluralism which allows for the expression of individual beliefs and practices. At a time of international debate over religious conflict and tolerance, workforces in

Overview

How can company leaders and employees negotiate their different religious and spiritual commitments in the workplace? This analysis proposes constructive solutions based on a concept of respectful pluralism which allows for the expression of individual beliefs and practices. At a time of international debate over religious conflict and tolerance, workforces in various parts of the world are more diverse than ever before. Religion and spirituality are often strongly linked to employees' identities. From the perspective of the employer, however, they can be distracting or divisive influences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521529600
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
920,115
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Analyzing Current Realities: 1. The changing American context; 2. The corporate interest in spirituality; 3. Which spirituality in the workplace?; 4. Conflicts at work: is religion distinctive?; Part II. Mapping Religion and the Workplace: 5. Being religious differently; 6. Religions of the workplace; 7. Comparative contexts: India and Singapore; Part III. Constructing Respectful Pluralism: 8. Respectful pluralism at work; 9. Leadership for a pluralistic workplace; Bibliography; Index.

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