Work-life balance, workplace spirituality, religion / faith, competitive advantage, demand-based approach, family / private businesses
2021 Decision Sciences Institute Annual Conference
The purpose of this article is to detail how spirituality is a critical component to work/life balance and how individual and organizational spirituality impact operations management. Balancing key areas of work and professional life become an important part of creating happy and mutually satisfying relationships. We have identified six critical elements of life balance that lead towards optimized productivity (in no order of significance): Career, Family, Community, Spiritual, Health (includes sleep), Pleasure. Spirituality is one of the six components that must be defined, with a corresponding work and personal development plan, at an individual and organizational and operations management level.
Department of Management
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UNI ScholarWorks, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
©2021 Dan Bumblauskas and Paul Bumblauskas
Bumblauskas, Dan and Bumblauskas,, Paul, "A Work/Life Teeter Totter: Using Demand Based Principles for Spiritual Operations Management" (2021). Faculty Publications. 2166.