Impact of Workplace Spirituality on Organizational Commitment with the Mediating Role of Organizational Culture

  • Abdul Latif Department of Management Sciences, Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak, KPK, Pakistan.
  • Siraj Ud Din Department of Management Sciences, Khushal Khan Khattak University, Karak, KPK, Pakistan.
Keywords: Workplace Spirituality, Organizational Commitment, Organizational Culture


The importance of Workplace spirituality is gaining fame among scholars. In the recent past, management’s scholars have successfully found its affiliation with different variables. The aim of this study is to add knowledge in literature and provide suggestion for practical implementation, regarding the subject. All the results are based on empirical analysis of the data collected in Higher Education Institutions of Pakistan. The study investigated the causal affiliation between workplace spirituality and organizational commitment of faculty members with the mediating variable of organizational culture. Research was conducted in the public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Four universities were selected randomly out of 29 universities. Questionnaire was used for the collection of data with 7-point Likert scale. Two hundred questionnaires were distributed among the selected universities out of which one hundred and ninety questionnaires were received. The study used Barron and Kenny’s method and hypothesis were confirmed with multiple regression analysis. Results indicate that workplace spirituality (WPS) has positive and significant association with organizational culture and the later significantly mediates the impact of WPS on organizational commitment. Those employees who are spiritually motivated coupled with a positive organizational culture leads to enhanced commitment of employee.