Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (Print ISSN: 1544-0508; Online ISSN: 1939-4691 )

Short communication: 2021 Vol: 25 Issue: 5

Ways to Encourage Spirituality in the Workplace

Steven James, Lewis University

Creating a religious geographical point may be a long and slow method. Employers got to amendment however things are done to foster spirituality at work rather than simply reaching targets. They need to require an approach that encourages religious practices to require place in their workplaces. Also, every worker develops at a distinct rate, thus employers got to wait and see in their objective Avanagh (1999). If you're a leader, here are some steps which will assist you establish and nourish spirituality in your geographical point:

1. First, you would like to outline and set a transparent mission and purpose on however your company can serve your shoppers along with your product and services. The goal is to make a purpose that's helpful to the betterment of society, not simply people.

2. Make positive that any action your company takes doesn't negatively have an effect on people and different firms. Set your company apart by avoiding any actions that hurt the setting additionally.

3. Hire and recruit people that perceive your company’s mission statement and actively work consistent with your company’s purpose. Hiring people that don't seem to be involved regarding spirituality can hinder the general development of geographical point spirituality in your company.

4. Make positive all of your existing staff and managers are awake to your company’s purpose.

5. Create a setting of inclusion, diversity in your company. Promote and encourage diversity in your employees’ thoughts and ideas.

6. Educate and train your staff within the skills of self-leadership and cognisance. Encourage them to comprehend their price and self-worth.

7. Train your staff on correct business conduct so they'll serve your shoppers in a very higher, substantive manner.

8. Encourage your staff to be additional inventive. Being inventive allows individuals to become additional concerned in their tasks and realize that means in their work.

9. Discourage and eliminate concern among your staff. Spirituality will solely flourish within the absence of concern. As an example, if staff is petrified of creating mistakes, they're going to ne'er be ready to learn from them.

10. Foster settings of trust in your geographical point wherever staff will work, learn, and contribute along for an additional vital cause Chia (1995).

11. Promote and encourage meditation and yoga among your staff. Meditation and yoga facilitate individuals become additional self-conscious, eliminate stress and stress-related issues, and improve their overall well-being.

12. Organize temperament development seminars for your staff in your geographical point. Temperament development teaches US to manage our social, personal, and skilled lives higher. It conjointly helps US upset the negativity around US and be positive Bell and Taylor (2004).

13. Get to understand every of your staff separately and conjointly encourage them to be told additional regarding one another. Doing thus can show your concern for them, and that they can appreciate it consequently. Also, it'll produce a much better work setting, boosting team morale and productivity.

14. Encourage your staff to pay time on their families, personal lives, health, and so on. Doing thus can facilitate them realize happiness, happiness, and peace of mind in their own lives and at work. Workplace spirituality or spirituality within the geographical point may be a movement that began not see you later agone. It’s a comparatively new development that's gaining importance round the world.


  1. Avanagh, G. (1999). Spirituality for managers: context and critique. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 12(3), 186
  2. Bell, E., & Taylor, S. (2004). From outward bound to inward bound: The prophetic voices and discursive practices of spiritual management development. Human Relations, 57, 439-466.
  3. Chia, R. (1995). From Modern to Postmodern organizational analysis. Organization Studies, 16(4), 579-604
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