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Mindfulness and the Transfer of Training

  • Alan M. Saks (a1) and Jamie A. Gruman (a2)
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Hyland, Lee, and Mills (2015) make a strong case for research and practice on mindfulness within the industrial–organizational community. Their main argument is that mindfulness has the potential to provide physical, psychological, and performance benefits to employees and organizations. However, to realize these benefits, organizations must first provide mindfulness training programs to their employees. Along these lines they note that some organizations have established mindfulness training programs to enhance employee well-being, and some firms specialize in providing workplace mindfulness training.

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Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Alan M. Saks, Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, University of Toronto, 121 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2E8. E-mail: saks@utsc.utoronto.ca
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