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

Gelles, David. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library BF 637 .L4 G45 2016 30775305537764 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780544705258
  • ISBN: 0544705254
  • Physical Description: print
    296 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Mariner Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York Mariner Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: Intriguing, timely, and enjoyable . . . A fascinating account of the increasing adoption of these ancient disciplines by Western businesses. "Financial Times" [An] adroit exploration. Deftly describes what mindfulness is and what it isn t, presents the science behind it, and handily succeeds in convincing readers that the practice is worth exploring. "Success" A "New York Times" reporter reveals what business leaders around the country are already discovering: Meditation may be the key to fostering a happier, more productive workplace. For the past few years, mindfulness has begun to transform the American workplace. Many of our largest companies, such as General Mills, Ford, Target, and Google, have built extensive programs to foster mindful practices among their workers. "Mindful Work" is the first book to explain how all sorts of businesses and any kind of worker can benefit from meditation, yoga, and other mindful techniques.
Subject: Psychology, Industrial
Social responsibility of business
Mind and body
Meditation
Leadership Psychological aspects
Corporate culture
Quality of work life
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