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Author Hicks, Douglas A.

Title Religion and the workplace : pluralism, spirituality, leadership / Douglas A. Hicks
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 222 pages)
Contents I: Analyzing current realities -- 1. The changing American context -- 2. The corporate interest in spirituality -- 3. Which spirituality in the workplace? -- 4. Conflict at work: is religion distinctive? -- II: Mapping religion and the workplace -- 5. Being religious differently -- 6. Religions of the workplace -- 7. Comparative contexts: India and Singapore -- III: Constructing respectful pluralism -- 8. Respectful pluralism at work -- 9. Leadership for a pluralistic workplace
Summary How can company leaders and employees negotiate their different religious and spiritual commitments in the workplace? At a time of international debate over religious conflict and tolerance, workforces in various parts of the world are more diverse than ever before. This book analyzes the situation and proposes constructive solutions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Employees -- Religious life -- United States.
Management -- Religious aspects.
Religion in the workplace -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511061994 (electronic bk.)
9780511061998 (electronic bk.)