Does workplace spirituality decrease the intention to job hop among the generation Y employees?

Vincent Kim Seng Oh, David Gun Fie Yong, Abdullah Sarwar, Jing Hong Low, Gowrie Vinayan

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Abstract

The concept of spirituality within workplace in an organization has the capacity and potential ability in retaining employees. Organizations is actively embarking in activities that enable employees to seek meaning in their work. Due to such intense effort by the organizations, this has change the way organizations run their operations from a profit orientated only focus, to an organization that emphasize on the wellbeing of their employee. With the enhancements and improvements of the spiritual environment within the organization, the retention of the employees can be effectively managed and ultimately leads to a higher overall performance. Theoretically, this conceptual paper may be helpful for the human resource management personnel to better understand the development of practices and regulations that aim at growing or improving spirituality within the workplace.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference
Subtitle of host publicationSustainable Economic Development and Application of Innovation Management from Regional expansion to Global Growth
EditorsKhalid S. Soliman
PublisherIBIMA
Pages5769-5775
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780999855119
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
Event32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference 2018 - Seville, Spain
Duration: 15 Nov 201816 Nov 2018

Conference

Conference32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference 2018
Abbreviated titleIBIMA 2018
CountrySpain
CitySeville
Period15/11/1816/11/18

Keywords

  • Generation
  • Retention
  • Workplace spirituality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Business and International Management

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