• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Meditation

The term meditation encompasses a broad range of different practices, including reciting religious scriptures, chanting sacred mantras, progressive muscle relaxation, exercising deep breathing, sitting in silence, dancing, or even screaming. Spirituality through meditation is becoming widespread in the mainstream business world.

Meditation and Business

In 1998, McKinsey & Co. found a positive correlation between meditation at the workplace and work efficiency, leading to a significant number of studies corroborating such findings. Today, the number of organizations wanting to embed meditative practices and a sense of spirituality within the workplace is skyrocketing. Numerous articles from Business Week, Time, and Fortune magazines have chronicled the emergence of what has been predicted as the new megatrend within the corporate world. In most cases, the main driver for a spiritual-related change ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles