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Helping employees reach a transcendent state: The role of mindfulness and meaningful work

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 18 January 2021

Issue publication date: 21 July 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

Pressures and uncertainties within today’s work environment leaves many people experiencing higher levels of anxiety and stress. The negative impact on motivation can be addressed if organizations take measures to increase mindfulness and make work more meaningful so that employees become reinvigorated and more enthusiastic towards work tasks.

Design/methodology/approach

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Findings

Pressures and uncertainties within today’s work environment leaves many people experiencing higher levels of anxiety and stress. The negative impact on motivation can be addressed if organizations take measures to increase mindfulness and make work more meaningful so that employees become reinvigorated and more enthusiastic towards work tasks.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2021), "Helping employees reach a transcendent state: The role of mindfulness and meaningful work", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 5, pp. 37-39. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-11-2020-0221

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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