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Religion and the Workplace

Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership

by Douglas A. Hicks

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religious social & pastoral thought & activity,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Theology,
  • United States,
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Religious life,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Business Life - Inspirational,
  • Pluralism,
  • Religion / Christianity,
  • Employees,
  • Management,
  • Religion in the workplace

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7744778M
    ISBN 100521529603
    ISBN 109780521529600

    The book considers the extent to which religious interests are protected in the workplace, with particular reference to the protection against religious discrimination provided by the Employment Equality (Religion and Belief) Regulations It establishes a principled basis for determining the proper scope of religious freedom at work, and considers the interaction of freedom of religion. Religion in the workplace good for business, Tyson Foods high on the list is not to measure "doctrine or dogma in the workplace, but it's to help people be able to express themselves" and.

      The authors contrast spirituality in the workplace with religion in the workplace: “[S]pirituality in the workplace has nothing to do with ethereal experiences or states, but everything to do with proper organizational behavior involving humane approaches toward one another.” The contrast between spirituality and religion seems problematic. I believe that religion and specifically Christianity when practiced consistently, authentically, and honestly can be a powerful foundation to increasing personal ethics in the workplace. What would the benefit be to our companies and organizations if people exhibited respect, consideration, courtesy, tolerance, and .

      He captures the challenges that religion and spirituality present in the world of the workplace. Above all, Hicks provides an invaluable moral framework in which office managers and co-workers can acknowledge conflict and create genuine, respectful pluralism. This book is a must-read for understanding religion in the rapidly changing workplace.'/5(6). Religion in the workplace does not sit well with all workers, and, from the employer's perspective, the presence of religious practice during the workday may be distracting and, at times, divisive. A thin line separates religious self-expression-by employees and employers-from unlawful by: 6.


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Religion and the Workplace by Douglas A. Hicks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hicks' book presents a comprehensive and fascinating view of the challenges that arise when religion becomes a factor in the workplace. The use of specific examples and recent news stories reminds the reader that questions of religion in the workplace are not consigned only to the realm of scholarly by: Religion and spirituality are, for many employees, central to their identities.

From the perspective of the employer, however, they can be distracting or divisive influences. This book analyzes the current interest in religion and spirituality in US companies. Spirituality, Inc.: Religion in the American Workplace I thoroughly enjoyed reading this informative, well-researched and documented book by Lake Lambert.

The quality of the writing is very high because it presents the information in a sophisticated way but the meaning is easily accessible to Cited by:   Not only must employers not treat workers differently based on their religion, but when a conflict arises between a religious practice and a workplace policy, employers must also try to.

Two recent US Supreme Court cases demonstrate that religion in the workplace issues are growing increasingly contentious. How can managers be prepared. Religion in the workplace can bring up some of the most difficult issues employers have to face.

Resolving these issues requires understanding the law and balancing the business's needs with an Author: Jeffrey Steinberger. Religion and spirituality are, for many employees, central to their identities.

From the perspective of the employer, however, they can be distracting or divisive influences. This book analyzes the current interest in religion and spirituality in US companies.

Religion in the Workplace. Because of our country's great diversity, employers may hire employees from a great variety of countries and religious backgrounds. In an ideal work environment, the religious beliefs of a given employee, or of the employer, do not create conflicts.

If you have a complaint about a private employer, you may wish to read through the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's compliance manual on religious discrimination, or the brief summary provided below, and then contact a private attorney who specializes in employment law, the EEOC, or a civil rights office in your note that there may be strict time frames within which.

The upsurge of religion in the workplace in France is an indisputable reality but its importance must be put into perspective. Religion is not the subject of mass disputes and the incidence of.

This survey report explores religion and the impact of religious accommodations in the workplace from the perspective of HR professionals.

Areas covered include organization leadership (promoting a. workplace, religion as a source of performance at the workplace, the role of national context in shaping the view of the religion/tension/ performance relationship, and the need to address.

Religion has no place in the workplace, you claim. There are many reasons for this, it causes problems with dress code and other employees. However, you fail to see the real reason why religion is required in the workplace.

Religion is not what a person does on holidays or an expression of something that a person enjoys. Read the full-text online edition of Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism, Spirituality, Leadership ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Religion and the Workplace: Pluralism. Religion discourages free inquiry and restricts freedom of thought, by encouraging the idea that fundamental answers can only be found in a fixed and specific book or belief system.

Preachers and religious leaders can also encourage a culture of unquestioning loyalty amongst their followers. Religion holds back humanity from progressing. They are clear, concise, and often compellingly written."--Dylan Weller, The Law and Politics Book Review (August ), "Encountering Religion in the Workplace is an important book for students of labor and employment law, professors, attorneys, and anyone interested in the role of religion in a secular society at a time when discussions of.

Spirituality and Religion in the Workplace: History, Theory, and Research Margaret Benefiel Andover Newton Theological School Louis W. Fry and David Geigle Texas A&M University Central Texas The role of spirituality and religion in the workplace (SRW) is a relatively new area of inquiry that hasCited by: Religion and spirituality interrelated to some point.

Some people believe that religion goes side by side with spirituality. When one talks about spirituality in the workplace one met with the awestruck faces of people chanting about religion in the workplace. But of course, spirituality in the workplace cannot blindly say as a religious concept.

“Spirituality in the workplace is exploding,” agrees Laura Nash, co-author of a book on workplace religion and a senior research fellow at Harvard Business School. “Many people see spirituality as an appropriate part of their working lives” (Religion in the Workplace: CQR, n.d.).

“Managing religious diversity in the workplace” is a toolkit that aims to support employ - ers to identify the main challenges and barriers of accommodating religious minori- ties in European workplaces and how to practically respond to those challenges; it alsoFile Size: KB.

Accommodating and/or properly handling religion-related issues, as well as other similar protected classes, can create challenges in the workplace. It is a growing and evolving area of .Religion in the workplace does not sit well with all workers, and, from the employer's perspective, the presence of religious practice during the workday may be distracting and, at times, divisive.

A thin line separates religious self-expression-by employees and employers-from unlawful proselytizing.Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace Today there are over religious employee resource groups, according to the International Coalition of Workplace Ministries (Cañas & Sondak, ).

These affinity groups can help encourage religious understanding by offering panel discussions that .