Concepts Covered This paper will discuss the following concepts from our textbook: protected category (Mathis & Jackson, 2011, p.74), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Mathis & Jackson, 2011, p.Religion is more of an expression of specific, shared set of beliefs or practices; not universal (prescriptive).This "descriptive versus prescriptive characterization is but one way to begin to differentiate between the two.
They need to examine what judicial interpretations and Supreme Court responses pertain to the issues.
There are those who say that spirituality "(or being spiritual) is not the same as being 'religious' because spirituality is viewed by some as a 'universal human experience;' religion has to do with 'articulation and perhaps propagation of a particular ideology'" (Hayden & Barbuto, 2011, p.143).
Spirituality is the fulfillment of a more universal inherent human need (descriptive).
Spirituality has been categorized into 'religiosity" and so being spiritual in the workplace has had negative views.
Hayden and Barbuto (2011) stated that "this stance leads to the proposition that non-ideological conceptionalizations are more suited for the workplace" (p.142).