Cultivating Mindfulness in Management Education

By Colette Dumas.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Management education emphasizes the rational-empirical approach to learning. Another way of knowing - mindfulness - has been recognized for centuries in many cultures and disciplines as essential to the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, and creativity. However, mindfulness training is still largely absent from the MBA curriculum. In the following article I will offer a brief orientaion to mindfulness, evidence of its value for contemporary management education, and a range of exercises that can be applied in the classroom.

Keywords: Management Education, Mindfulness, meditation

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp.53-60. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 528.637KB).

Dr. Colette Dumas

Professor, School of Management, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dr. Dumas is a professor of Organization Behavior at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is also the Director of the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at Suffolk University. She teaches, conducts research, publishes, and consults in the areas of organizational behavior, change leadership, and creativity and innovation in organizations.


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