Ascertaining Individual's Spiritual Growth and Their Performance Orientation

  • V. Vaidehi Priyal Research Scholar, PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • N. Ramkumar Assistant Professor (Senior Grade), PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Keywords: Spiritual Growth, Performance Orientation


The purpose of this study is to measure the individual's performance orientation based on their spiritual growth. For the present study, a questionnaire was framed to assess seven spiritual growth parameters based on eight components, such as approach to physical reality, mental attitude, emotional makeup, social
style, personal power and leadership style, financial choices, career options and spirituality, and individual's performance orientation factors: loyalty, workaholic, goal-orientation. Data from 441 respondents was drawn from service (academic, hospital, spiritual centre and IT) and manufacturing (textile and auto omponent) sectors in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (India). The questionnaire was subjected to reliability analysis and found to be reliable. It is inferred that individuals in upper hemisphere are comparatively more loyal and goal-oriented when compared with individuals in lower hemisphere. The results of this study will guide esearchers, in how performance can be improved by progression of individuals from lower to higher hemisphere through spiritual management techniques.