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Religious Diversity at Work

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dc.contributor.author Messarra, Leila Canaan
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-13T07:02:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-13T07:02:43Z
dc.date.copyright 2014 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1813-5498 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3768
dc.description.abstract As the workforce is becoming more diversified in terms of culture, ethnicity, and religion, many individual values are carried over to the workplace. Now, in the post-9/11 world, employees working in religiously diverse organizations might be prone to increased interpersonal conflicts and misunderstandings because of their religious affiliation. Yet, exploring the effects of religious diversity in organizations is still in its embryonic stages. This study investigated the perceptual effects of perceived religious discrimination on employee work-related behaviors, mainly commitment and engagement. The study surveyed 548 employees working in religiously diverse organizations. The findings suggested that when workers perceive religious discrimination in their organization, their commitment and engagement are affected. It is recommended that managers in general and specifically human resource managers devise strategies and develop management interventions to mitigate the negative organizational and personal consequences of religious discrimination in the workplace. Further studies should assess the effects of employees' perceived religious discrimination on other behavioral outcomes. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Religious Diversity at Work en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle The Perceptual Effects of Religious Discrimination on Employee Engagement and Commitment en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 198629030 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Management Studies (MNGT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Contemporary Management Research en_US
dc.journal.volume 10 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 59-79 en_US
dc.keywords Employee Engagement en_US
dc.keywords Commitment en_US
dc.keywords Religious Discrimination en_US
dc.keywords Religious Diversity en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.7903/cmr.12018
dc.identifier.ctation Messarra, L. C. (2014). Religious diversity at work: The perceptual effects of religious discrimination on employee engagement and commitment. Contemporary Management Research, 10(1), 59. en_US
dc.author.email lmasara@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://search.proquest.com/docview/1550518703?pq-origsite=gscholar en_US


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