Spirituality in Workplace, Individual Spirituality and Work Behaviour: The Studi of Higher Education in Indonesia

16 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2014

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Fitri Wulandari

Diponegoro University - Economics and Business Faculty

Date Written: February 17, 2014

Abstract

Purpose – Spirituality in the workplace include feeling connected to the community, the meaningfulness of the work, the ability to express their feelings and ability to work independently, have the power of doing work believed to be correct. This study seeks to analyze spirituality in the workplace and individual spirituality on the behavior of employees working at universities in Indonesia.

Methodology/Design/Approach – The samples of the study are employees who work at universities in Surakarta with a sample of 132 employees. Data is analyzed using multiple regressions.

Findings – The result of regression analysis showed that the concept of spirituality in the workplace include feelings of community teams, inner life and meaningful work affect on work behavior (job satisfaction, organizational commitment and job involvement). The results of this study indicate that there is no significant effect between the communities at work on job satisfaction. While the inner variable life, Meaningful in work and Individual Spirituality significantly influences job satisfaction. There was no significant effect between community at work and meaning at work on job involvement. While the inner variable life and Individual Spirituality significantly influences job involvement. There was no significant effect between the meanings at work to organization commitment. While the inner life variable, community at work and Individual Spirituality significantly influence organization commitment.

Practical Implications – Employees feel that life is full of hope in the future, and spiritual values also follow in making life choices. Employees at the college considers that his work has a deeper meaning than other jobs because they relate to the services to education and a strong desire to express spiritual practices in working life.

Keywords: spirituality in workplace, individual spirituality, organization commitment, work involvement and job satisfaction

JEL Classification: M54

Suggested Citation

Wulandari, Fitri, Spirituality in Workplace, Individual Spirituality and Work Behaviour: The Studi of Higher Education in Indonesia (February 17, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2397040 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2397040

Fitri Wulandari (Contact Author)

Diponegoro University - Economics and Business Faculty ( email )

Jl. Prof. Soedharto Tembalang
Semarang, IN Central Java 50275
Indonesia

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