عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Background: Spiritual intelligence has been emphasized implicitly in Islam. Recognizing the Spiritual models and setting the employee behavior based on them is the main point of Spiritual Intelligence. In work environment of public organizations, a new paradigm of spirituality and spiritual growth and maturity has emerged out. When the ethical issues are unresolved, their Spiritual growth is prevented.
Purpose: Spirituality can be reflected as a form of Intelligence. The Spiritual Intelligence combines the outer aspects of Intelligence with the inner aspects of Spirituality. The Spiritual Intelligence is a new issue which there are little theoretical materials and research and empirical finding about. This article is involved with measuring the Spiritual Intelligence of managers on which the ability of human to answer the serious question about the meaningfulness of life and the relationship of inner mind life with outer life is based and it reveals new aspect of organization activity which never consider people as tools but respects them and treat them kindly and respectfully and through that, the moral, scientific and social abilities of the employees are directed to were success and prosperity.
Method: The data in this research were gathered through questionnaire and were analyzed by using the social science analysis software.
Result(s): The results showed that the Spiritual Intelligence of managers has a remarkable effect on the employee performance and the meaning component have the greatest effect and the components of consciousness, grace and transcendence are in the later ranks, and at last the truth of the managers action has the least effect on the employee performance and also a new result was obtained about the new concept of Spiritual Intelligence as a solution to strengthen the employee performance in the public organizations in country.
Conclusion: The Spiritual Intelligence has entered the other fields of humanities including management, not only in the individual fields but also in the psychological ones. The increasing researches in Spirituality have indicated the remarkable effect of it in the individual and organization performance. Also, the evidence indicate that the spiritual exercises, increase the awareness and knowledge to new multiple level of Intelligence and have a positive effect on the performance of people to look at it as directing light to achieve the job and life goals.