| Published: March 25, 2016
Religiosity, Social distance and Well-being among Hindu and Muslim Young adults
In the global work environment, it is important to have cordial relationship between the diverse workforce for proper functioning of the organization as well as the well-being of the employees in the organization. Religious orthodoxy and wider social distance between the diverse groups can be a threat for the organizations. The present study aimed at assessing role of religiosity and social distance in predicting well-being in two different communities (Hindus and Muslims) in India. The sample comprises 100 young adults (50 each from both the groups) from different organizations of Delhi city. Result revealed significant difference on the dimensions of religiosity and well-being between the two groups, but not for the dimension of social distance. Religiosity has been found to be positively correlated with well-being, while social distance was found to be negatively correlated with well-being. Social distance has emerged as strong predictor of well-being. Further, the implications of the results for the two groups in context of work environment are discussed.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2016 I G Begum, M Osmany
Received: January 04, 2016; Revision Received: February 22, 2016; Accepted: March 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016