Unformatted text preview: such as Buddhism and Confucianism, and the growing contemplation of life’s meaning because of the aging baby boomer generation. The study used a questionnaire that was administered in four hospital systems in four different cities, using approximately 700 participants (74% female). The survey asked participants questions about three different circumstances. Part one addressed their attitudes about themselves and their immediate work environment. Part two addressed their attitudes about how their work unit functions. Part three addressed their attitudes about their work organization as a whole. The study intended to develop a conceptualization and measure of spirituality at work. The empirical evidence found by factor analysis from the survey supports the idea that spirituality in the workplace involves inner life, community, and meaningful work....
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- Fall '08
- Meaning of life, Baby Boomer generation, Donde P. Ashmos, productive work organizations