Gender and Spiritual Sensitivity in an IT Users Workplace. An Experimental Study in Poland

Proceedings of the International Conference on ICT Management for Global Competitiveness and Economic Growth in Emerging Economies (ICTM 2016), 7-8 November, University of Wrocław, Poland

23 Pages Posted: 29 Nov 2016 Last revised: 5 Dec 2016

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Magdalena Kapala

University of Wroclaw

Jolanta Kowal

Wroclaw University, Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences, Institute of Psychology

Maria Straś-Romanowska

University of Wroclaw

Date Written: November 7, 2016

Abstract

The article concerns the relationship between the spiritual sensitivity and its components (Holism and Harmony, Wisdom, Consciousness, Meaning, Religiosity and Faith, Ethics and Moral Sensitivity/Conscience, Openness to the Other; Spiritual Commitment; Aesthetic Sensitivity) and gender of IT users The tests were carried out with the use of the methods of random interpersonal network and sequence sampling with the passive optimal experiment, in the district of Lower Silesia. The results indicate that IT users in Poland have high enough level of Spiritual Sensitivity, and gender differentiates SSI in fact in all spheres. The issue of suitability and application capabilities/skills spirit in the area of organization management and business become in recent years more and more popular. In this paper we present the concept of spiritual sensitivity. We explain spiritual sensitivity as disposition to experience spirituality, manifested in the recognition of events in the perspective of the transcendent and the final, the moral sense and the ability to finding meaning in situations paradoxical and border. It is a collection of related skills and abilities, and of direct relevance / apply to everyday life, serving adaptive solving problems and accomplishing goals, especially in the field of moral, which is necessary for the full development in adulthood), assumptions about its relationship to gender, describe the test procedure, and created an original method for measuring spiritual sensitivity (Inventory sensitivity spiritual - SSI).

Keywords: spiritual intuition and its components, Spiritual Sensitivity Inventory, IT industry

JEL Classification: J00, J20, J30, J39, J40, M00, M50

Suggested Citation

Kapala, Magdalena and Kowal, Jolanta and Straś-Romanowska, Maria, Gender and Spiritual Sensitivity in an IT Users Workplace. An Experimental Study in Poland (November 7, 2016). Proceedings of the International Conference on ICT Management for Global Competitiveness and Economic Growth in Emerging Economies (ICTM 2016), 7-8 November, University of Wrocław, Poland. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2874951

Magdalena Kapala

University of Wroclaw ( email )

50-384 Wroclaw
Grunwaldzki 2/4, Lower Silesia Province 50-137
Poland

Jolanta Kowal (Contact Author)

Wroclaw University, Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences, Institute of Psychology ( email )

Dawida 1
Wroclaw, woj. dolnoslaskie 50-527
Poland
+48609445999 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.psychologia.uni.wroc.pl

Maria Straś-Romanowska

University of Wroclaw ( email )

50-384 Wroclaw
Grunwaldzki 2/4, Lower Silesia Province 50-137
Poland

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