SPIRITUAL INTELLIGENCE LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE TANAKH: A NARRATIVE INQUIRYDownload This Article
The purpose of this article was a narrative inquiry of spiritual intelligence leadership lessons from the Tanakh. Spiritual intelligence skills and traits were discussed which are: Honesty and integrity; Purpose; Kindness and compassion; Humility; Communication; Performance management; Team development; Courage; Justice and fairness and finally Leadership development. The findings were that spiritual intelligence from the Tanakh was a contributor to the winning of many wars and projects by these ancient biblical leaders and acted as a touchstone for lessons today. The article concluded that it is unspoken truism that religiosity and spirituality were important in influencing leaders’ intelligence. A recommendation was given for corporates to adopt intelligent skills from the Bible since even greatest scientists as cited in the article got knowledge from the Tanakh.
Key Words: Spiritual Intelligence; Leadership; Narrative; Tanakh
How to cite this paper: Mashingaidze, S. (2014). Spiritual intelligence leadership lessons from the Tanakh: A narrative inquiry. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 3(3-1), 151-158. https://doi.org/10.22495/jgr_v3_i3_c1_p8