Dr. Ausar has been conducting research on the concept of workplace spirituality since 2015. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and has done consulting and research with organization, such as Starbucks and Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, on this topic. As noted below, the interest in spirituality is growing significantly.
While the workplace offers a context in which we can realize our goals, dreams, and aspirations, it can also be a spiritual warzone where we battle social hostility, incivility, and discrimination. Our "spirit at work" can be the key factor in the realization of our career desires and victory over destructive internal and external forces related to work. Spirituality in the workplace operates at 3 distinct levels. The spiritual competencies below are designed to enable growth of specific spiritual skills that enhance well-being, enable career success, and decrease internal and external negative energy.