The spiritual organization: critical reflections on the instrumentality of workplace spirituality

Case, Peter, and Gosling, Jonathan (2010) The spiritual organization: critical reflections on the instrumentality of workplace spirituality. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 7 (4). pp. 257-282.

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Abstract

This article offers a theoretical contribution to the current debate on workplace spirituality by: (a) providing a selective critical review of scholarship, research and corporate practices which treat workplace spirituality in performative terms, that is, as a resource or means to be manipulated instrumentally and appropriated for economic ends; (b) extending Ezioni's analysis of complex organizations and proposing a new category, the

Item ID: 20318
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1942-258X
Keywords: workplace spirituality, peformativity, anti-positivism, Etzioni, spiritual organization
Date Deposited: 10 May 2013 06:34
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150310 Organisation and Management Theory @ 70%
22 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society @ 30%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950402 Business Ethics @ 100%
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