The Religious Beliefs Of Organisations

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The religious beliefs of organisations are responsible for altering management practice in various foreign civilizations, yet when these moral principles are integrated with other devices used in Western society, it can create the most influential environment that thrives on work ethic and profitability. As such cultural beliefs are predominantly not a factor in countries such as Australia, many consider that a religious organisation is far more effective in its management practice. Despite this, it is the way in which these countries utilise religion in their workplace that makes it merely another device to inculcate the desirable outcomes that Western countries are similarly aiming to achieve; therefore, creating similar productivities…show more content…
The verses in the Holy Qur’an state the highest emphasis on trusteeship, the righteousness of hard work, and the significance of learning in the workplace (Uygur 2009) while in Asian culture there is a profound sense of Confucianism where the core religious values are based upon collectivism, loyalty to the organisation, dedication and the importance of the social hierarchy (Cultural Value for Young Generation Employees 2008). The religious values that many countries recognise are not an integral factor of Western society. While there may be the same basic principles, there are some differences that are due to each countries cultural values, making the issue of how these ethics can effect and influence management practice, particularly relevant in todays society. The ways in which religious values can positively alter management are constantly observed in other cultures and societies. The studies of religious organisations have copious potential to provide pivotal information on ideal management practice as well as enhancing our understanding of the overall concept of management and its intangible assets. This concept has been discussed and a sociological viewpoint has been established where a religious organisation may provide a greater meaningful structure for employees to embellish and thrive; clearly promoting a motivated and hard working community. Max Weber, a German
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