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dc.contributor.advisorRuiz-Vargas, Yolanda
dc.contributor.authorAres-Segarra, Wilfredo
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this investigation was to have a better understanding on governmental employees’ attitudes and perceptions towards spirituality in the workplace. The sample for this research was obtained from various governmental agencies in Puerto Rico, specifically from the west area of the island. Only employees who work with the general public on a day to day basis were considered. A questionnaire consisting of 60 items was administered to the participants. The data was analyzed using Factor Analysis and descriptive statistics. The results were compared with the results obtained from a similar study conducted in the United States. It was found that a high percent of the employees are aware of their spirituality and how it affects their lives. It was also found that employees feel as part of a community in the workplace and see a connection between their jobs and the good of society.
dc.description.abstractEl propósito de esta investigación es lograr un mejor entendimiento de la percepción y actitud de los empleados de gobierno respecto a la espiritualidad en el lugar de trabajo. La muestra para este estudio está compuesta de empleados de varias agencias gubernamentales del oeste de Puerto Rico. Solo empleados que trabajan en contacto directo con el público en general fueron considerados para la investigación. A los participantes se les entregó un cuestionario de 60 ítems. La data -obtenida fue analizada con “Factor Analysis” y estadísticas descriptivas. Los resultados fueron comparados con los resultados obtenidos en un estudio de la misma naturaleza realizado en los Estados Unidos. Se demostró que un alto porciento de los empleados están concientes de su espiritualidad y como ésta afecta sus vidas. Además se encontró que los empleados se sienten parte de una comunidad en su lugar de trabajo y ven una conexión entre su trabajo y el bienestar de la sociedad.
dc.subjectGovernmental employeesen_US
dc.subjectWorkplace spiritualityen_US
dc.subject.lcshReligion in the workplaceen_US
dc.titleWorkplace spirituality: a comparative studyen_US
dc.rights.licenseAll rights reserveden_US
dc.rights.holder(c) 2010 Wilfredo Ares Segarraen_US
dc.contributor.committeeJavier Montalvo, Dafne
dc.contributor.committeeOrtiz Rodriguez, Rosario A. Studies-Human Resourcesen_US
dc.contributor.collegeCollege of Business Administrationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Business Administrationen_US

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