Discussion Thread: Exploring Job Design, Staffing, and Christian Worldview

How does Hardy’s (Chapter 3) conceptualization of vocation and the “divine economy” specifically connect with at least 2 salient job design and employee engagement/retention constructs outlined by Valentine (Chapters 4-5)? Discuss at least 2 related HR-practice implications for strategically recruiting and selecting employees (Valentine Chapters 6-7).

At least 2 citations from Valentine: Human Resource Management. At least 1 citation from Hardy: The Fabric of this World: Inquiries into Calling, Career Choice, and the Design of Human Work. At least 2 citations from related scholarly journals (e.g. Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Strategic Human Resource Management, Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, Christian Scholars Review).