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Mindful work : how meditation is changing business from the inside out / David Gelles

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BF637.L4 G447 2015

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Material Type
Book
Author
Gelles, David (Business journalist)

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Description
256 pages ; 24 cm
Note
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
This mindful moment -- How the swans came to the lake -- The science of sitting -- Less stressed -- More focused -- Compassionate -- Socially responsible -- The space to lead -- McMindfulness -- The future in microcosm.
Summary
For the past few years, mindfulness has begun to transform the American workplace. Many of our largest companies have built extensive programs to foster mindful practices among their workers. Gelles explains how all sorts of businesses and any kind of worker can benefit from meditation, yoga, and other mindful techniques. He shows that mindfulness lowers stress, increases mental focus, and alleviates depression among workers, with the added benefit of saving health care costs.
Subject
Leadership -- Psychological aspects.
Meditation.
Mind and body.
Social responsibility of business.
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ISBN
0544227220 (hardcover)
9780544227224 (hardcover)