Assess the Significance of the Rights-Based Approach in Balancing the Individual Right to Religious Expression (of Beliefs) and Economic Rights in the Business World: a view from the United Arab Emirates
Keywords:legal regulation, individual right, freedom of expression, right-based approach, business ethics, business interest, public policy and reform
Objective: This paper explores the legal and ethical basis for an individual's religious rights in business, and offer helpful advice to businesses on how to successfully manage issues related to religious beliefs among employees in the workplace.
Method: This paper draws upon responses obtained to an online survey which explored responses to the change. This was conducted by the author/s among a broad range of participants, including both public and private sector employees as well as entrepreneurs and students in the UAE.
Result and conclusion: Businesses in the UAE can create an inclusive work environment that values and celebrates religious diversity by promoting religious tolerance alongside sustainable economic growth. This strategy can improve worker satisfaction and engagement while also contributing to the UAE's long-term development while strengthening the social fabric.
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