Organizational Spirituality and Its Impact on Consumption Model of Employees in Governmental Organizations in Iran (Case Study)

Habibollah Salarzehi, Hamed Aramesh, Mostafa Mohammadi

Abstract


Organizational Spirituality is one of the new windows opened in the area of organizational behavior which
attracts and absorbs more adherents every day. On the other hand, spirituality capability of Iranian society makes
Iranian managers to use this low-coast tool in solving organizational problems, increasing efficiency, improving
human resources utilization and productivity by employees. It is believed that encouraging spirituality in
workplace has so many privileges; Privileges by applying which the organization moves towards increasing
productivity and performance and improvement of its financial index. Historically, major attention to spirituality
is originated from religions. Although for many people spirituality at work is not related to any religion, but
religion is the best way to reinforce spiritual dimensions of people to the extent in which spirituality will not
reach its maturity without religiosity. In a country like Iran in which 95% of people have a single religion and
majority of people are committed to religious mottoes. No other tool or instrument can be more effective than
religion in spreading spirituality. One of the effective ways in solving financial problems in current organizations
is to modify and improve consumption of the organization financial resources by employees because considering
the strong connection between spirituality and avoiding dissipation, being committed to religion and spirituality
might be helpful and life-saving. Applying this approach, all organizations’ managers and employees, especially
governmental institutes which are provided by public resources, will consider consumption model improvement
as a moral act and religious duty rather than an administrative duty.

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