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