Faith Integration in Business Research

A Journey of Faith Integration in
Business Research
Mitchell J. Neubert
Colossians 3:23-24:
Whatever you do, work at it with all your
heart, as working for the Lord, not for men,
since you know that you will receive an
inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is
the Lord Christ you are serving.
An Integration Continuum
Integration in Practice
Guiding research behavior and ethics
Emphasizing specific dependent variables
Interpreting results
Generating theory/ideas
Determining the sample
Focusing on a specific audience
Learning about Integration
• Attend seminars with a faith emphasis outside
your discipline
• Read theology and/or faith-themed trade books
• Discuss with colleagues
• Present at a faith-themed conference or sessions
– CBFA; AOM: PDW, Ethics, Management Spirituality and Religion
• Submit a paper to a peer-reviewed journal