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A holistic view of spirituality and values: the case of global Gulen networks

Karakas, Fahri (2008). A holistic view of spirituality and values: the case of global Gulen networks. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 5(1) pp. 56–84.

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to explore the dimensions and characteristics of values and spirituality in organizations in the Gulen network. This study is based on a qualitative case study of seven selected Gulen organizations and utilizes a triangulation of various qualitative research methods: 32 qualitative interviews, participant observation, multi-sited ethnography and documental analysis. The Gulen network is a unique case of global social innovation based on spirituality in a number of respects. Owing to the principles of diversity, love and dialog, Gulen enjoys voluntary participation of people from different backgrounds, ideologies, nations, classes, races and faiths throughout the world. Gulen network proposes: a) a model of spiritual partnership and networking based on shared passion and idealism, b) a global agenda for interfaith and intercultural love, cooperation, and dialog, c) a multidimensional view of universal values and spirituality in the workplace, d) a unique case revealing insights for integrating management, religion and spirituality.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2008 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1476-6086
Keywords: spirituality; values; multidimensional; dialog; social innovation
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 22971
Depositing User: Fahri Karakas
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2010 13:30
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2016 04:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22971
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