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A Study on Measuring Attributes of Consciousness


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Purpose - This study aims to di scuss the different forms which consciousness has. Extant reviews show the body of consciousness and its importance is growing, and while notable contributions towards theoreti cal and methodologi cal integration are evident, that the field is described as phenomenally based, potentially fragmented and suffering from theoretical paucity.

Design/methodology/approach - The paper draws on the experiences and insights of schol ars who have been exploring complex behavioural issues in relationship wi th consciousness. A questionnai re survey on the consciousness is to be done to know exact levels of employees working in organisations. The research model investigates the relevant relationships among the constructs by using a factor analysis approach.

Findings - Research results reveal that positive correlation exists between various consciousness variables and some of them have posi tive impact on personality. It i s thus known that i t consists of physical , emotional, mental , social, and environmental form which has impact on overall consciousness level of the individuals.

Research limitations/implications - Translating abstract concepts such as consciousness to an organi zational model is complex and interpretive. For now, the idea of organizational consciousness remains mostly a theoretical concept. Empirical evidence is needed to support the theory.

Practical implications - Faced with complicated and compelling issues for immoral and unethical behaviours, organi ations must look beyond the analysis of structure and function, and be vigilant in their decisions on where important issues sit on the ladder of competing priorities. Organizational consci ousness and individual consci ousness keeps the organizati on's attenti on focused on purpose and unifies the collective will to succeed.

Originality/value - This paper may serve as a reference for firms mapping out future behavioural policies and provide an input of various perspectives and arguments into the di scipline of management. If the paper can come to understand how consciousness operates in organi zations, and learn how to apply it in organizational decisions, the pay-off could be big in terms of leading initiatives for change.


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Consciousness, Awareness, Perceived Role of Behaviour
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Namita Aggarwal
Delhi University, India

Abstract


Purpose - This study aims to di scuss the different forms which consciousness has. Extant reviews show the body of consciousness and its importance is growing, and while notable contributions towards theoreti cal and methodologi cal integration are evident, that the field is described as phenomenally based, potentially fragmented and suffering from theoretical paucity.

Design/methodology/approach - The paper draws on the experiences and insights of schol ars who have been exploring complex behavioural issues in relationship wi th consciousness. A questionnai re survey on the consciousness is to be done to know exact levels of employees working in organisations. The research model investigates the relevant relationships among the constructs by using a factor analysis approach.

Findings - Research results reveal that positive correlation exists between various consciousness variables and some of them have posi tive impact on personality. It i s thus known that i t consists of physical , emotional, mental , social, and environmental form which has impact on overall consciousness level of the individuals.

Research limitations/implications - Translating abstract concepts such as consciousness to an organi zational model is complex and interpretive. For now, the idea of organizational consciousness remains mostly a theoretical concept. Empirical evidence is needed to support the theory.

Practical implications - Faced with complicated and compelling issues for immoral and unethical behaviours, organi ations must look beyond the analysis of structure and function, and be vigilant in their decisions on where important issues sit on the ladder of competing priorities. Organizational consci ousness and individual consci ousness keeps the organizati on's attenti on focused on purpose and unifies the collective will to succeed.

Originality/value - This paper may serve as a reference for firms mapping out future behavioural policies and provide an input of various perspectives and arguments into the di scipline of management. If the paper can come to understand how consciousness operates in organi zations, and learn how to apply it in organizational decisions, the pay-off could be big in terms of leading initiatives for change.


Keywords


Consciousness, Awareness, Perceived Role of Behaviour

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