Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership by Douglas A. HicksReligion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership by Douglas A. Hicks

Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership

byDouglas A. Hicks

Paperback | November 17, 2003

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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.
Title:Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, LeadershipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.51 inPublished:November 17, 2003Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521529603

ISBN - 13:9780521529600

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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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"...an effective tool to discuss moral, political, religious, and spiritual issues in a diverse workplace." Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Benjamin J. Wiles, Emory University