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Mindfulness interventions in the workplace: A critique of the current state of the literature

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/22/2/180/
Publication Date April 2017
Author Stephanie D. Jamieson and Michelle R. Tuckey
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

This paper examines the current literature on mindfulness interventions in the workplace and provides recommendations for future research. Specifically, 40 studies on mindfulness interventions are systematically reviewed to identify potential improvements regarding both methodology and overall intervention effectiveness. This paper also discusses issues such as conceptualizations, protocol adaptation, manipulation, attrition, and boundary conditions. The paper concludes that this review provides important information for both researchers and practitioners.

Keywords Mindfulness, intervention, methodology, manipulation, boundary
Reference

Jamieson, S. D., & Tuckey, M. R. (2017). Mindfulness interventions in the workplace: A critique of the current state of the literature. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(2), 180-193.

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