Course Description

Ellen Choi will review current research on how mindfulness is being studied and applied in the workplace.  She will discuss the key impacts that mindfulness has been found to have on organizational outcomes, and describe how mindfulness is being trained in organizations.

You will learn:

  • What mindfulness is
  • Why the default state of the mind is not particularly mindful
  • About the benefits of mindfulness in the workplace
  • How to practice mindfulness
  • Which populations may benefit the most from mindfulness training


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PhD Candidate, Organizational Behaviour Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada

Ellen Choi

Ellen Choi is an organizational behaviour PhD candidate at the Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada.   Her research interests revolve around the effects of mindfulness in the workplace.  Presently she is studying the effects of mindfulness training on error, emotion regulation, and creativity.  She completed her Masters degree in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and prior to graduate school, worked in industry for 6 years.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Mindfulness in the Workplace

    • Pre survey

    • Mindfulness in the Workplace

    • Mindfulness in the Workplace - Additional Resources

    • Evaluation Survey