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Spirituality in Management and Society

The Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi organized an international workshop entitled “Building an Academic Discipline of Spirituality in Management and Society” in February 7-8, 2023.

Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi

Laszlo Zsolnai gave a lecture on “Materialist versus Spiritual Value Orientation and its Consequences for Wellbeing and Sustainability” for the conference. He emphasized that the materialist value orientation is dangerous beacuse it gives priority to values such as money, possessions, sensual pleausure and status.

Zsolnai concluded that wellbeing and sustainability requires taking a holistic approach to life, which implies nurturing nature, art, community, and spirituality