Relationships Between Adult Workers' Spiritual Well-Being and Job Satisfaotion: A Preliminary Study

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
J. Scott Young, Professor and Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The authors studied the relationships between adult workers' spiritual well being and job satisfaction, Two hundred participants completed 2 instruments: the Spiritual Well-Being Scale (C, W. Ellison & R. F, Paloutzian, 1982) and the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire Short Form (D, J.Weiss, R. V. Dawis, G. W. Engiand. & L. H. Lofquist. 1967). A bivariate correlational analysis showed spiritual well-being, religious well-being, and existential well-being to be positively related to job satisfaction for this sample. With a forced-entry multiple regression analysis, overall spiritual well-being was found to have a moderate influence, existential well-being had a much stronger influence, and religious well-being had a minimal influence all on, general job satisfaction.

Additional Information

Publication
Counseling & Values, Vol. 50, p. 165-177.
Language: English
Date: 2006
Keywords
Spirituality, Counseling, Wellness, Job satisfaction, Existential