Development of a spirituality measurement scale

  • Shikha MakkarEmail author
  • Ajay Kumar Singh


The study aims at formulating a reliable and universal spirituality measurement scale (SMS) to meet the empirical study needs of management/academic scale development in spirituality. The data were collected on a structured questionnaire from the 443 students of University of Delhi, India on a 5 point Likert’s scale. Spirituality Measurement scale was found to be reliable with Cronbach’s alpha score of 0.94. Data collected through structured questionnaire was analysed using exploratory factor analysis (EFA). It was found that spirituality has five dimensions, namely; Transcendence, Self Engagement, Self Efficacy, Self Awareness, and Service towards others.


Spirituality Transcendence Self awareness Self efficacy Self engagement Service towards others 


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The author(s) declare no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shri Ram College of CommerceUniversity of Delhi CampusNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Commerce, Faculty of Commerce and Business, Delhi School of EconomicsUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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