HCBE Faculty Books and Book Chapters

Islam in American Organizations: Legal Analysis and Recommendations

Title

Islam in American Organizations: Legal Analysis and Recommendations

Files

Document Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Managing Religious Diversity in the Workplace

Description

Many observers propose the exclusion of all religious related aspects from organizational life, others promote a more tolerant approach of certain practices, symbols and ceremonies, and few commentators highlight the values, diverse religious beliefs and experiences that employees could bring to the organization. Arguments, conclusions and recommendations are often contradictory and inconclusive due to the complexity and dividing nature of religion diversity. In Managing Religious Diversity in the Workplace the editors present a selection of essays, conceptual papers, empirical studies and case studies about how religious diversity and spirituality are managed. The book explores how firms address organizational and managerial challenges deriving from the religion diverse backgrounds of their employees. The different contributions discuss policies and practices, how implicit and unmarked religious norms influence the ‘managing’ of religious issues in organizations, and what the benefits of a religion diverse workforce are. It also includes contributions which address aspects of spirituality in the workplace, and the role of legal frameworks and their influence on organizations and their policies and practices regarding religion diversity. The perspectives and contributions include a wide range of disciplines by authors from leading academic institutions around the world.

ISBN

9781472441065

Publication Date

6-2015

Publisher

Rutledge

Disciplines

Business

Comments

Editors: Stefan Groschl and Regine Bendl