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Workplace Spirituality and Employee Well –Being:An Opportunity for Innovative Behaviour at work


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Innovation forms a crucial source for gaining competitive advantage and its inculcation is a dominant challenge faced by several organizations. In this paper, a theoretical framework has been developed that maintains that Employee well being moderates the relationship between Workplace Spirituality and Innovative behaviour at work. The past few years have observed a proliferation of articles on spirituality and its significance for business. The purpose is to provide a conceptual model as to how Workplace Spirituality influences Innovative Work Behavior. We also propose that Employee Well –Being which refers to the worth of employees’ functioning and experience in organizations moderates the relationship between Workplace Spirituality and Innovative behaviour at work. At the end we have discussed the theoretical and practical implications of the proposed model. In proposing a holistic framework linking WPS (at individual and collective levels) and IWB (Innovative Work Behaviour) with EWB (Employee Well Being) as moderator, this paper contributes to both, IWB and WPS literatures.

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Workplace, Spirituality, Employee, Innovative.
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Anubhuti Saxena
JIMS Greater Noida, UP, India

Abstract


Innovation forms a crucial source for gaining competitive advantage and its inculcation is a dominant challenge faced by several organizations. In this paper, a theoretical framework has been developed that maintains that Employee well being moderates the relationship between Workplace Spirituality and Innovative behaviour at work. The past few years have observed a proliferation of articles on spirituality and its significance for business. The purpose is to provide a conceptual model as to how Workplace Spirituality influences Innovative Work Behavior. We also propose that Employee Well –Being which refers to the worth of employees’ functioning and experience in organizations moderates the relationship between Workplace Spirituality and Innovative behaviour at work. At the end we have discussed the theoretical and practical implications of the proposed model. In proposing a holistic framework linking WPS (at individual and collective levels) and IWB (Innovative Work Behaviour) with EWB (Employee Well Being) as moderator, this paper contributes to both, IWB and WPS literatures.

Keywords


Workplace, Spirituality, Employee, Innovative.

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