Spiritual Intelligence at Work
The IUP Journal of Soft Skills, Vol. V, No. 4, December 2011, pp. 21-30
Posted: 22 Aug 2012
Date Written: August 22, 2012
The authors explicate that the terms spirituality and spiritual intelligence have no connection and have nothing to do with religion or belief systems. With spiritual intelligence happening at the workplace, the environment will be more favorable. A better working atmosphere relates to a higher level of output. The purpose of this paper is to emphasize on the significance of spiritual intelligence, the commitment to righteousness and ultimate wisdom at the workplace. The authors have attempted to show how by developing one’s spiritual intelligence, one can develop skills such as intrapersonal and interpersonal relations, problem solving, goal attainment, motivation, commitment, responsibility, self-awareness, team spirit, stress management, time management, leadership and transformation, necessary for work and be successful at workplace. The paper provides a few suggestions on how to develop spiritual intelligence. The authors conclude by stating that spiritual intelligence need not be an inborn trait but can be developed, which results in making life and work more meaningful and enjoyable.
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