Discourses of Collective Spirituality and Turkish Islamic Ethics:An Inquiry into Transcendence, Connectedness, and Virtuousness in Anatolian Tigers

Karakas, Fahri, Sarigollu, Emine and Kavas, Mustafa (2015) Discourses of Collective Spirituality and Turkish Islamic Ethics:An Inquiry into Transcendence, Connectedness, and Virtuousness in Anatolian Tigers. Journal of Business Ethics, 129 (4). pp. 811-822. ISSN 0167-4544

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Abstract

Based on case studies and qualitative interviews conducted with 40 stakeholders in five SMEs, or so called Anatolian tigers, in Turkey, this article has explored what collective spirituality and Turkish Islamic business ethics entail and how they shape organizational values using diverse stakeholder perspectives. The study has revealed six emergent discourses around collective spirituality and Islamic business ethics: Flying with both wings; striving to transcend egos; being devoted to each other; treating people as whole persons; upholding an ethics of compassion; and leaving a legacy for future generations. These discourses are organized around three themes of collective spirituality, respectively: Transcendence, connectedness, and virtuousness.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anatolian tigers,ethical discourses,islam,spirituality at work,turkey,business and international management,economics and econometrics,business, management and accounting(all),law,arts and humanities (miscellaneous) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400/1403
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2016 23:11
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 00:47
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/59556
DOI: 10.1007/s10551-014-2135-6

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