Reflecting Change in a Changing World: The Human and Spiritual Dimension
European Business & Management
Volume 4, Issue 3-1, June 2018, Pages: 1-5
Received: Apr. 26, 2017; Accepted: May 2, 2017; Published: Jun. 9, 2017
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Revenio Jalagat, Managerial and Financial Sciences Department, Al-Zahra College for Women, Muscat City, Sultanate of Oman
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Various literatures and researches have defined and discussed the importance and urgency of change in businesses nowadays. It has become part of the norms as others may call it. However; in this paper change has been boiled down into two dimensions namely the human dimension and the spiritual dimension apart from the most and already used dimensions of change. The objective of this study is evaluate how change evolved by examining its human and spiritual dimension. It also assesses the perceived and distinguishing difference between these two concepts as supported by literatures and studies. To achieve this, mainly the study utilized the secondary data to establish a concrete justification of the assumptions and claims of the author. The results showed that, there are proven different perspectives between the human and spiritual dimension as applied to change and change management. That difference primarily lies with the fact that in human dimension, change started from the individuals themselves while change is attributed to God himself in spiritual dimension. However; findings are also supported that, both the human and spiritual dimension can be used in corporate setting and their blending can be enormous. Although, not many studies affirmed this result and few studies have tackled the spiritual dimension of change. Because of this reality, the author has recommended that further studies can be done to further confirm its linkage and widen the understanding on how spirituality impacts corporations in detailed extent.
Keywords
Change, Human Dimension, Spiritual Dimension, Spirituality, Changing World
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Revenio Jalagat, Reflecting Change in a Changing World: The Human and Spiritual Dimension, European Business & Management. Special Issue: Change and Change Management: the Path into Coping up with Uncertainties. Vol. 4, No. 3-1, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.ebm.s.2018040301.11
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