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Aligning Organizational Culture To Training And Development In A Spiritually Based Company, Jasmine Williams May 2011

Aligning Organizational Culture To Training And Development In A Spiritually Based Company, Jasmine Williams

Masters Theses, 2010-2019

Drawing on research about the increasing number of organizations that label themselves Christian-based companies (Ibrahim, Rue, McDougal, & Greene, 1991), training and development, and spirituality in the workplace, this study investigates the ways in which the Chick-fil-A© corporation aligns their training and development practices toward achievement of their corporate purpose. The corporate purpose of Chick-fil-A© as recorded on the company‘s website is ―to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us. To have a positive influence on all who come into contact with Chick-fil-A©‖ (Chick-fil-A©, 2010). The researcher seeks to determine whether the organizational …