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    Charoensukmongkol, Peerayuth 2014. Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation on Emotional Intelligence, General Self-Efficacy, and Perceived Stress: Evidence from Thailand. Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health, Vol. 16, Issue. 3, p. 171.

  • Journal of Management & Organization, Volume 19, Issue 5
  • September 2013, pp. 544-558

The contributions of mindfulness meditation on burnout, coping strategy, and job satisfaction: Evidence from Thailand

  • Peerayuth Charoensukmongkol (a1)
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  • Published online: 21 May 2014

The present study examined the contributions of mindfulness meditation practice on job burnout, a choice of stress coping styles, and job satisfaction. The online survey data were obtained from 93 meditation practitioners and 54 non-practitioners in Thailand (total n = 147). Results from partial least squares regression suggested that respondents who had regularly practiced mindfulness meditation tended to report lower burnout. In addition, they tended to adopt more problem-focused coping and less emotion-focused coping in order to deal with work-related stress. The author also found that regular mindfulness meditation practice also contributed indirectly to higher job satisfaction.

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