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How Generative Mindfulness Can Contribute to Inclusive Workplaces

Kathryn Goldman Schuyler (), Lemuel Warren Watson () and Elizabeth King ()
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Kathryn Goldman Schuyler: Alliant International University
Lemuel Warren Watson: Indiana University
Elizabeth King: University of Sydney

Humanistic Management Journal, 2021, vol. 6, issue 3, No 9, 478 pages

Abstract: Abstract Humanistic management and mindfulness practices can potentiate one another to foster an inclusive society. By moving beyond a limited instrumental understanding of mindfulness practice to a generative mindfulness that incorporates a recognition of the rich nature of the human mind, awareness of cultural practices, and deeply rooted ethical foundations, managers can create organizational cultures that honor the sacred in every human being. A set of interviews with noted consultants and researchers on mindfulness and leadership suggests convergence on this perspective, as does the experience of a university administrator in developing an anti-racist agenda for a large U.S. university. This article is based on both the personal experience and scholarly research of its authors and suggests ways that humanistic management education can contribute to creating inclusive workplaces through incorporating generative mindfulness in executive development as well as undergraduate programs.

Keywords: Generative mindfulness; Leadership; Inclusion; Humanistic management; Anti-racism; Action research (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1007/s41463-021-00120-2

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