The mindful and effective employee: An acceptance and commitment therapy training manual for improving well-being and performance

Flaxman, Paul E; Bond, Frank W. and Livheim, Fredrik. 2013. The mindful and effective employee: An acceptance and commitment therapy training manual for improving well-being and performance. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications. ISBN 9781608820214 [Book]

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The importance of improving and maintaining employees' psychological health is now widely recognized by occupational health researchers and practitioners, business leaders, human resource professionals, and policy makers alike. Indeed, a growing body of research has established that psychological well-being is one of the most important factors in job performance.

The Mindful and Effective Employee offers an evidence-based workplace training program based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). The program is specifically designed to improve employees' psychological health-as well as their effectiveness at work and in their personal lives-through a combination of mindfulness and values-guided behavioral skills. This book is designed for use by psychologists, coaches, occupational health practitioners, and human resource professionals who are interested in improving employee well-being, performance, and quality of life.

The training program described in this book is designed to:

Promote employee self-awareness
Help employees find purpose, direction, and meaning
Offer new ways to improve work and life effectiveness
Help employees identify and pursue valued goals and actions

Item Type:

Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Institute of Management Studies

Date:

1 May 2013

Item ID:

24761

Date Deposited:

13 Nov 2018 16:33

Last Modified:

13 Nov 2018 16:33

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/24761

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