The problem of spirituality in the workplace

Philosophy of Management (forthcoming)
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This paper considers the problem of situating spirituality in the contemporary workplace that has little direct concern for contemplating the nature of the ultimate, immaterial reality, the greater good, or the inner life of employees’ souls. We argue that contemporary discourse has accommodated spirituality (in the workplace) primarily as either an opiate that dulls psychic pain or as an abstract formula that obfuscates our conditions of existence and actually reduces our capacity for transcendence or going beyond. Clearly this is meant to be a provocative paper, but our purpose is to use intellectual rigour to question the assumptions underlying workplace spirituality



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David Rooney
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