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|Title:||Cutting-edge panacea of the twenty-first century: Workplace spirituality for higher education human resources|
|Author(s):||Samer Khasawneh, (Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan)|
|Citation:||Samer Khasawneh, (2011) "Cutting-edge panacea of the twenty-first century: Workplace spirituality for higher education human resources", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 25 Iss: 7, pp.687 - 700|
|Keywords:||Beliefs, Human resource development, Jordan, Spirituality in the workplace, Universities, Workforce development, Workplace|
|Article type:||Research paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/09513541111172090 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The primary purpose of this study is to determine the level of spirituality in the workplace for faculty members at public universities in Jordan.
Design/methodology/approach – The paper uses a survey design as the basis for the research.
Findings – The results indicate that participants perceived an overall moderate-to-high level of workplace spirituality in their work settings. Whereas the dimensions of “self level of spirituality in the workplace”, “group level of workplace spirituality”, and “the community and spirituality in the workplace” received moderate to high agreement, the dimensions of “family and spirituality in the workplace” and “management systems that encourage personal and spiritual transformation” received moderate agreement. Moreover, based on
Originality/value – The paper adds to the growing field of literature on spirituality in the workplace in higher education institutions.
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