Impact of Spiritual Intelligence on Leadership: Leadership and Spiritual Intelligence in Today's HR World

Impact of Spiritual Intelligence on Leadership: Leadership and Spiritual Intelligence in Today's HR World

Mita Nishant Mehta (Symbiosis International University (Deemed), India), Vijaylaxmi Yadav (Tata Consultancy Services, India), Richa Pancholi (Tata Consultancy Services, India), Arti Chandani (Symbiosis International University (Deemed), India) and Nirav A. Mandir (Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd., India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9893-0.ch002

Abstract

The chapter analyzes the impact of spiritual intelligence on leadership. The research includes both primary and secondary data. The data is collected through two surveys: SISRI 24 for measuring the spiritual intelligence and MLQ for measuring the leadership traits of the respondents. The research population consist of 15 corporate leaders varied from Banking to IT to manufacturing industry. The authors also included some university professors for their research and study. SPSS software was used to do statistical analysis. The data was analyzed using both descriptive and inferential statistics including mean, standard deviation, minimum and maximum scores, correlation formula, and multiple regression analysis. The outcomes demonstrate noteworthy positive connections, both simple and multiple, between spiritual intelligence and transformational leadership style in the corporate leaders in different sectors. As spiritual intelligence is an applied aspect of spirituality; it is recommended that spirituality be strengthened in corporate leaders in order to improve their leadership.
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The research was conducted by collecting both primary as well as secondary data.

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