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The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality

1st Edition

Edited by Joan Marques


362 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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The Routledge Companion to Management and Workplace Spirituality provides readers with a broad, cutting-edge overview of the discipline of management spirituality and religion (MSR).

Marques has gathered leading scholars from around the world who share their insights and research on important topics such as linking spirituality and religion, cultural influences on workplace spirituality, mindfulness, and managing spiritually averse people. The volume also covers each of the major religions from both East and West, as well as leadership and spirituality, and issues related to linking spirituality to ethics, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility.

This volume will prove invaluable to any student or researcher looking for a comprehensive survey of the field of MSR.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Managing Spirituality from a Personal Stance 1.Understanding the Ripple Effect of Spiritual Behavior 2. Operating from Our Authentic Self: Understanding Who We Truly are 3. Managing Spirituality from a Personal Perspective 4. Spirituality: A Personal Exploration 5. Spirituality: A Personal Exploration 6. A Spirituality of Imperfection: Recognizing And Rewarding Intelligent Failure Part II: Spirituality, Religion, and Culture 7. Linking Spirituality to Religion 8. MSR 2.0: Spirituality Plus Religion 9. Spirituality & Religion at Work: Christian Traditions in Action 10. At the Intersection of Yoga and Leadership: Humility as a Practice Part III: Conscious Foundations of Spirituality 11. Turning Inward to Connect Outward: Paving a Motivational Path in Today’s Workplace 12. Awakening Leadership: The Outer Reaches of Inner Space 13. Workplace Spirituality and Wellness: An Organizational Neuroscientific Perspective 14. Organizational Oneness: A Possible Vision or an Inescapable Reality? 15. Emotional Intelligence and Work 16. Managing Spiritually Adverse People Part IV: Leadership and Spirituality 17. Leading With a Moral Compass 18. Mana and the Existence of Leadership 19. Spiritual Leadership and its Emotional and Prosocial Consequences: A Review and Synthesis 20. Soft Skills and Spiritual Leadership 21. The Role of Empathy in the Professional Workplace 22. Leading in Times of Cultural Diversity: Achieving Wellbeing, Inclusivity and Organizational Performance Part V: Treading a Spiritual Path toward Stakeholders 23. Sustainability, Ethics and Spirituality, The Holy Trinity or The Three Stooges? 24. A Theoretical Approach to Spiritual Leadership in Public Organizations: Is Spiritual Leadership a Good Fit for Public Managers? 25. Applied Vedanta Philosophy: Improving Stakeholder Relations through Inner Transformation 26. Spirituality as a Reflection of Value-Centeredness 27. Integral Yoga as Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Leading Towards Sustainable Welfare (Shubh Laabh) 28. Institutionalizing Work Place Spirituality to Create an Ethical Climate 29. Leading with the Future in Mind 30. A Time for US: Collectively Moving Toward Higher Consciousness

About the Editor

Joan Marques serves as Dean and Professor of Management at Woodbury University, USA. Her research focuses on workplace spirituality, ethics, and leadership. She has published extensively, including the books Business and Buddhism, Leadership, and Ethical Leadership, all published by Routledge.

About the Series

Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting are prestige reference works which provide an overview of a whole subject area or sub-discipline. These books survey the state of the discipline including emerging and cutting edge areas. Providing a comprehensive, up to date, definitive work of reference, Routledge Companions can be cited as an authoritative source on the subject.

Edited by an array of highly regarded scholars, these volumes also benefit from teams of contributors which reflect an international range of perspectives. Individually, Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting provide an impactful one-stop-shop resource for each theme covered. Collectively, they represent a comprehensive learning and research resource for researchers, postgraduate students and reflective practitioners.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture