Mindfulness-Based Well-Being Interventions in Organizations and the COVID-19 Pandemic


Şahin S.

in: Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Meditation and Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Mental Health, Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Editor, IGI Global, Pennsylvania, pp.195-212, 2021

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • City: Pennsylvania
  • Page Numbers: pp.195-212
  • Editors: Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Editor

Abstract

Dramatic changes in social, economic, and working life have occurred with the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes cause stress for employees. Therefore, it is important to implement cost-effective and purposive interventions targeting employee well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these interventions is Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs). MBIs are generally implemented as a face to face with 8-session program. However, in the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has been adopted widely by organizations, causing an urgent need for digital well-being interventions. This study aims to investigate effectiveness of digital mindfulness-based interventions on employees’ well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. To do this, the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on employee well-being will be explained in the first part. In the second part, mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions will be discussed. In the last part, digital mindfulness interventions and their effects on employee well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic will be clarified.