Spiritual Intelligence

by Cindy Wigglesworth

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Other topics

Emotional Intelligence

Political Intelligence

Leadership

Books

Megatrends 2010: the rise of conscious capitalism

Patricia Aburdene, published by Hampton Roads Publishing Co, March 2007, 248 pages.

This book looks at ‘corporate social responsibility’ and identifies seven new megatrends that will redefine business in the coming years. Significant numbers of both new-economy and old-guard companies are bringing meditation into the workplace, forcing stricter environmental controls on their suppliers and donating both time and money to social causes.

Liberating the corporate soul: building a visionary organisation

Richard Barrett, published by Butterworth-Heinemann, December 1998, 248 pages.

In a world where competition has become global, success will also hinge on the organisation being seen a trusted member of the community and a good global citizen. Developing a values-driven approach to business is quickly becoming essential for financial success. Who you are and what you stand for are becoming just as important as what you sell.

The spirit at work phenomenon

Sue Howard and David Welbourn, published by Azure, July 2004, 247 pages.

Businesses today haveresponsibilities that go beyond simply making a profit: the sustainability of our world is in question. This book is a guide to current thinking on workplace spirituality, current thinking and key debates.

The farther reaches of human nature

Abraham Abraham, published by Arkana, March 1994, 336 pages.

This posthumous work is a synthesis of Maslow’s ideas and explores the complexities of human nature by using both the empirical methods of science and the aesthetics of philosophical inquiry.

Articles

Corporate soul: meaning behind the buzzwords, Tom Brown, Harvard Management Update No U9810D available at Harvard Business Review online

God and business by Marc Gunther, Fortune Magazine, July 2001.

Websites

You can also find good resources through The Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace at the Walton Business School at the University of Arksansas.

Spiritual Intelligence Assessment (SQi) – a competency-based online assessment tool.

Author

You can also contact the author directly: Cindy Wigglesworth