Aetna Inc.
Author looks at how meditation is changing corporate America

Is the practice of mindfulness and meditation ultimately compatible with the cutthroat ethos of capitalism? This is the question at the heart of David Gelles' intriguing, timely and enjoyable new book, "Mindful Work, How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out." Published by Eamon Dolan Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the forthcoming book is a fascinating account of the increasing adoption of these ancient disciplines by Western businesses as means of improving corporate efficiency, reducing employee stress and, directly or indirectly, boosting the bottom line. Gelles is a reporter for the New York Times and former Financial Times journalist...