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Volume 37, 2017ERPA International Congresses on Education 2017 (ERPA 2017)
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The impact of spiritual leadership on empowerment and work procrastination
1 School of Applied Sciences, Department of Accounting and Auditing, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, 11300 Bilecik, Turkey
2 Faculty of Sport Sciences, Department of Sport Management, Sakarya University, 54050 Sakarya, Turkey
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
How will employees who get away from society because of factors such as increasing work intensity with globalization, rapid consumption by impact of capitalism, mechanized organizational structure due to technological development and momentary satisfaction through easy access to information, ensure that organizations maintain their existence, protect their level of competitive and make profits on the average? In this context, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of spiritual leadership on employee empowerment and work procrastination in organizations. A questionnaire was applied face-to-face to the employees of the private sports-fitness center operating in Sakarya by using judicial sampling method within the scope of the study. As a result of the analysis of the obtained data; it was determined that there was low and positive relationship between “meaning/call” which was the sub-dimension of spiritual leadership, discretion and responsiveness which was the sub dimensions of empowerment. Adoption of work by employee, sense of belonging to work and meaning of the work can produce solutions without the approval of the managers and meet the requests and needs. A negative relationship was determined between altruistic love which was the subdimension of spiritual leadership and work procrastination. The managers who are honest, consistent, courteous and look after employees’ rights provide them not to delay their works. One of the important findings of the research is that individuals who have the control in their works will develop their self-confidence however they could delay their work.
Key words: Empowerment / spiritual leadership / procrastination
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