Inclusive Leadership and Workplace Hyper-Spirituality

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This chapter is an integrative attempt to delve deeper into inclusive leadership theory and the state of workplace spirituality. The theoretical parameters are set as bookends between a post-Maslow and post-Hollander analysis applied to the pragmatic realities of workplace spirituality and fulfillment. This study is an attempt to fill the empirical void in measuring workplace spirituality and inclusive leadership from an organization perspective, specifically applied to faith-based private religious institutions of higher education. The results of the author’s benchmark qualitative research study identified a new phenomenon in the working environment not previously contextualized in the field of inclusive leadership: workplace hyper-spirituality and a sense of meaningfulness/transcendence.


Workplace hyper-spirituality Inclusive leadership Spititual transformation Post-Maslow Post-Hollander Spiritual leadership Fulfillment/transcendence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Leadership, Woodbury UniversityBurbankUSA
  2. 2.Pepperdine UniversityLos AngelesUSA

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