Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : workplace spirituality

The Impact of Workplace Spirituality on Turnover Intentions in Malaysian Banking Sector

Muhammad Ashfaq; Ts. Dr. Hj. Ishamuddin Mustapha; Sobia Irum

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 3, Pages 197-219

The purpose of this paper is to provide a hypothesized model which investigates the relationship of workplace spirituality and turnover intentions in the banking employees of Malaysia. This study was conducted on managerial employees of banking sector of Malaysia. Sample was drawn from different commercial banks operating in Malaysia for this study. A total of 381 usable returns were collected for the analysis. Structural equation model (SEM) through PLS were implemented to obtain the best fit model and to determine the role of Workplace spirituality to improve the turnover intentions in banking employees. As predicted, the hypothesized model best fits the data. The results of direct relationship analysis and SEM also contribute to the clarification of the causal relations between workplace spirituality and turnover intentions in banking employees. Moreover, the results revealed that the influence of workplace spirituality on turnover intention was significant in banking environment in Malaysia. Research limitations/implications – The results of this study might only be generalized to banks and similar contexts. Moreover, although the sample of the study was yielded from sample in Malaysian banking sector, the common methods bias might be a problem in generalizing the results. Workplace spirituality is the concept though which Banks can retain and their employees and workplace spirituality also helps the organizations to reduce the negative work attitude for employees. The results also helps the decisions makers to focus on building training programs in order to understand the benefits of enriching spiritual environment and be more supportive of spirituality movement. Furthermore, organizations can design some of activities that make work environment more meaningful.
This study is unique as it is the first that examined theoretically and empirically the influence of workplace spirituality on turnover intentions especially in the banking environment.

The Effect of Motivation on The Relationship Between Workplace Spirituality and Transfer of Training

Nur Amalina Mohd Rosli; Fadillah Ismail; Siti Sarawati Johar; Adibah Abdul Kadir

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 455-475

These days, the interest of talented laborers in Malaysia has expanded dependent on the expanded computerization and prologue to the most recent innovation for the Industrial Revolution 4.0. Accordingly, the organizations need to investigate the approaches to viably connect with their representatives and use their maximum capacity by improving positive transfer of training. Literature identified motivational factor enhances the transfer of training among employees but at the same time this factor has been influenced by workplace spirituality. However, review of literature revealed that so far, no study had been conducted between workplace spirituality towards transfer of training. This present study focused on the investigation of the relationship between workplace spirituality and the transfer of training, also the mediating effect of the motivation is investigated. To achieve the objectives of this study, a quantitative research design where the questionnaire is distributed to all the respondents involved in the “standard of procedure” training at all Al-Ikhsan’s branches in Malaysia. Further, this data is statistically tested using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences for Windows Version 25 (SPSS) for empirical investigations of the relationships between workplace spirituality, motivation and transfer of training. The results of this study confirmed mediation effect of motivation on the relationship between workplace spirituality towards transfer of training. Results of the study imply that workplace spirituality is a powerful new management concept that can be revolutionize the working environment of an organization by influencing employee performance

Work place spirituality: how does it impact junior resident doctors’employeeengagementin multispecialty hospitals during covid-19? An experience from NABH accredited hospitals in Karnataka

Dr.Aditya Joseph Chirayath

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 1067-1082

The pandemic ‘Covid-19’ has impacted the work life of health care workers across the world. Too demanding work schedule, attending to the corona virus infected patients in overcrowded hospitals, staying in the hospital for continuously long hours/days and wearing safety kit for long hourshave put the health care workers in general and junior resident doctors in particular, in a stressful situation.
This paper on “workplace spirituality and employee engagement” attempts to assess the relationship between the sense and practice of workplace spirituality and employeeengagementamong junior resident doctors and how does workplace spirituality impacts employee engagementin the selectedNABH(National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare providers) accredited hospitals in Karnataka, South India. The analysis is based on 100 samples (junior resident doctors) and the data was collected through survey methodusing structured questionnaire.Ten multispecialty hospitals located in various parts of Karnataka were selected for this study. The collected data was analyzed through descriptive analysis, correlation and predictive models using SPSS and excel.
The hypothesis testing wasdone keepingboth the Null Hypothesis (defining that there is no relationship between two variables - workplace spirituality and work engagement) and Alternate Hypothesis (defining that there exists the relationship between workplace spirituality and work engagement) in mind. The independent variables include meaningful work (individual level), sense of community (group level) and alignment of values (organizational level). The dependent variable is the embodiment of physical engagement (behavioral domain), emotional engagement (affective domain)andengagement through cognitive reasoning (cognitive domain). The results and findings are accordingly presented under the appropriate headings.