publication . Article . 2018

Promoting Sustainability: The Effects of Workplace Mindfulness Training

Mäkiniemi, Jaana-Piia; Heikkilä-Tammi, Kirsi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Jyväskylän yliopisto, Business and Organization Ethics Network (BON)
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Mindfulness training is enjoying growing popularity in workplaces. In the current study, the effects of workplace mindfulness training were evaluated using quantitative and qualitative methods. The study’s novelty value arises from the implementation of workplace training among factory employees and the mixed-methods approach to evaluation. The quasi-experimental design with training and control groups included pre- and postmeasurements and four focus group interviews. The results of the pre-post-test indicated that, compared with the participants in the control group, the participants in the mindfulness-based training group displayed significantly greater incre...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: workplace mindfulness training, mindfulness, positivity, hope
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