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ERIC Number: EJ1161719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1947-8607
Spirituality: The Bridge between Engagement and Resistance in The Workplace
Lawton, Dianne Ford
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, v8 n4 Article 3 p29-37 2017
This theoretical article explores the role spirituality plays in engagement and resistance in the workplace. These qualities exist at the opposite ends of the continuum in adult education in the workplace: engagement in learning and resistance to adult learning. By employing Mezirow's learning framework, the researcher illustrates how spirituality in the workplace can provide the bridge between these two forces. Various texts have been consulted to examine the effects of various working conditions on employee productiveness and happiness which is assumed to increase employee efficiency. The conclusion is increasing employee engagement leads to less resistance to learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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