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The third volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology concentrates on the broader context of IWO psychology and the many factors influencing the adoption and implementation of IWO practices. Chapter topics include perspectives on IWO psychology around the world, organizational and societal considerations. Chapters have been arranged around 8 key themes: Part 1: Overview Part 2: Professional Context: History Part 3: Organizational Capabilities and Context Part 4: Strategic Management Part 5: Triple Bottom Line Part 6: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues Part 7: Stress, Safety & Health Part 8: Managing Careers and Work Life Volume III offers a comprehensive overview of the field for anyone working in or studying managerial or organizational psychology.
Chapter 21: Mindfulness at Work
Mindfulness at Work
Mindfulness refers to the awareness that comes from focusing in the present moment, paying attention to new stimuli (both within the external environment and internal emotional states), and processing that stimuli without reactivity or judgment (Brown & Ryan, 2003; Dane, 2011; Kabat-Zinn, 1994; Keng, Smoski, & Robins, 2011; Thondup, 1996). Recent meta-analytic research concludes that mindful individuals are healthier, both physically and psychologically. Mindful individuals experience less depression, anxiety, stress, and ruminative thinking than less mindful individuals (Bohlmeijer, Prenger, Taal, & Cuijpers, 2010; Chiesa & Serretti, 2009; Grossman, Niemann, Schmidt, & Walach, 2004; Piet & Hougaard, 2011; Sedlmeier, Eberth, Schwarz, Zimmermann, Haarig, Jaeger, & Kunze, 2012). Research suggests the benefits of mindfulness extend to outcomes relevant ...