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Mindfulness and Its Impact on Ethical Behavior in Companies

  • José Luis Guillén
  • Joan Fontrodona
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Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to show how mindfulness promotes more ethical behavior by improving the levels of awareness, and serves as a support for the development of the fundamental virtues. First of all, we provide an overview of mindfulness. After, we examine the relationship between mindfulness, consciousness and ethical decisions. Then we focus on character strengths and the impact that mindfulness can have on the development of virtues. Finally, we reflect briefly on some of the implications for companies.

Keywords

Mindfulness Virtue Ethical fading Concentration Consciousness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CEU Educational GroupMadridSpain
  2. 2.Business Ethics DepartmentIESE Business SchoolBarcelonaSpain

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