1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to Mindfulness at Work

Edited By Satinder K. Dhiman Copyright 2021
    662 Pages
    by Routledge

    662 Pages
    by Routledge

    Given the ever-growing interest in the benefits of mindfulness to organizations and the individuals who work in them, this Companion is a comprehensive primary reference work for mindfulness (including creativity and flow) in the workplace, including business, healthcare, and educational settings.

    Research shows that mindfulness boosts creativity through greater insight, receptivity, and balance, and increases energy and a sense of wellbeing. This Companion traces the genesis and growth of this burgeoning field, tracks its application to the workplace, and suggests trends and future directions.

    With contributions from leading scholars and practitioners in business, leadership, psychology, healthcare, education, and other related fields, The Routledge Companion to Mindfulness at Work is an extensive reference work which will be a vital resource to the fields of management and organizational studies, human resource management, psychology, spirituality, cultural anthropology, and sociology. Each chapter will present a listing of key topics, a case or situation that illustrates the application of the themes, workplace lessons, and reflection questions.

    Part I: Mapping the Terrain of Mindfulness at Work

    1 Anatomy of Mindfulness at Work: Theoretical Construct and Practical Applications
    Satinder Dhiman

    2 Workplace Mindfulness Theory and Research in Review: A Call for Temporal Investigations
    Jared Weintraub and Scott B. Dust

    3 Metacognitive Practice: Understanding Mindfulness as Repeated Attempts to Understand Mindfulness
    Ravi S. Kudesia and Jenson Lau

    4 A Multi-Dimensional Conceptualization of Mindfulness at Work:
    Development and Initial Validation of the Work Mindfulness Scale
    Christopher Raina

    5 Workplace Mindfulness: Individual-, Group-, and Organizational-level Antecedents and Consequences
    Manoj Yadav

    Part II: Leading Mindfully

    6 Sleepwalking versus Mindfulness: A Conscious Leadership Choice
    Joan Marques

    7 Mindful Leadership
    Michael Chaskalson, Megan Reitz, Lee Walker, and Sharon Olivier

    8 How Mindfulness Impacts the Way Leaders Connect with and Develop Followers
    Jason Beck

    9 The Universe’s Doorway: Long-Term Mindfulness as a Way to Leadership
    Bena (Beth) Long

    10 Conversation in mindfulness: Leading Self to Lead Others
    Therese Walkinshaw

    11 Mindful Leadership-Followership, Co-flow, and Co-creativity
    Wenli Wang and Petros G. Malakyan

    Part III: Managing Mindfully

    12 Spiritual Mindfulness for Management
    Peter McGhee and Patricia Grant

    13 Being Present is a Present: Mindfulness as a Strategy to Manage Interactions at Work and Non-Work Life
    Melita Balas Rant and Katarina Katja Mihelič

    14 More than Meditation: How Managers can Effectively put the Science of Workplace Mindfulness to Work
    Jutta Tobias Mortlock

    15 Workplace Mindfulness: The Role of Human Resource Management in Engendering a Mindful Workplace
    Huda Masood and Stefan Karajovic

    16 Why Manage with Insight? A Buddhist View That Goes Beyond Mindfulness
    Thushini S. Jayawardena-Willis , Edwina Pio , and Peter McGhee

    Part IV: Mindfulness-Based Learning and Interventions

    17 Enhancing Workplace Learning through Mindfulness
    Matthew D. Hanson , Jason G. Randall , Gabrielle C. Danna, and Huy Q. Le

    18 Management Education in Turbulent Times: Mindfulness in the Classroom
    Anne Randerson and Rajnandini Pillai

    19 The State of Mindfulness at Top U.S. Public Universities: A Brief Review and Lessons Learned
    Sabine Grunwald and Liva LaMontagne

    20 Conceptualization of Mindfulness Practice and its Permeance through Primeval Works: A Holistic-Literary Outlook
    Nidhi Kaushal

    21 Reducing Disruptions caused by Social Networking Sites through Mindfulness:
    A Case in Point
    Haziq Mehmood and Siu Oi Ling

    22 The Interplay Between Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, and Resilience
    Igor Ristić, and Ayça Kübra Hizarci-Payne

    23 Integrative Knowledge: A Mindful Approach to Science
    Andrea Cherman and Francisco Eduardo Moreira de Azeredo

    24 Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Context: A Case Study
    Lasse Lychnell

    Part V: Creative & Novel Approaches to Mindfulness

    25 Non-Religious Mindfulness, Phenomenology, and Intersubjectivity
    Olga Louchakova-Schwartz

    26 Energy, Joy, Mindfulness, and Engagement at Work –A Pilot Study of an "Inner Engineering" Approach
    Tracy F. H. Chang

    27 Attention, Reverence, and Devotion: An Ignatian Method for Fostering Mindfulness at Work
    Dung Q. Tran

    28 Practical Steps for Christian's to Live out their Faith at Work: Mindfulness in Practice Debra J. Dean

    29 Boosting Creativity Through the Reduction Power of Mindfulness on Emotional Exhaustion
    Ayça Kübra Hizarci-Payne and Alev Katrinli

    30 Love, Creativity and Mindfulness in International Leaders: Qualities For A Successful Future World of Work
    Claude-Hélène Mayer and Rudolf Oosthuizen

    31 The Genesis of Mindfulness in the East and Workplace Appropriation in the West
    R. Ray Gehani and Sunita Gehani

    32 The Role of Mindfulness in Leadership, Followership and Organizations
    Kerri Cissna and H. Eric Schockman

    33 The Role of Mindfulness in Closing the Intention-Behavior Gap in Employee Pro-Environmental Behavior

    Julia Hufnagel and Katharina Spraul

    34 Doing Vipasanna the Buddha’s Way: A Seeker’s Immersion in Mindfulness in Life and Leadership
    Satinder Dhiman



    Satinder K. Dhiman serves as the Associate Dean, Chair, and Director of the MBA Program and Professor of Management at Woodbury University, Burbank, California. A recognized leading thinker in the field of spirituality in the workplace and sustainability, he has also completed advance executive leadership programs at Harvard, Stanford, and Wharton.