Research

Publications:

Islam, G., Holm, M. & Karjalainen, M. (2022). Sign of the Times: Workplace Mindfulness as an Empty Signifier. Organization, 29(1): 3-29. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508417740643

Holm, M. (2022). Mindfulness and more: Spiritual forms of meditation. Workplace spirituality: Making a difference. De Gruyter: Vienna, Austria. https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9783110711349/html

Holm, M. & Thon-Adjalin, A. (2021). La méditation dans le contexte du leadership spirituel. Leadership Spirituel en Pratiques. Edition: 1 Chapter: 1 EMS Management Et Societes, Collection: Questions de société: Paris, France. https://www.editions-ems.fr/livres-2/collections/questions-de-societe/ouvrage/625-leadership-spirituel-en-pratique.html

Karjalainen, M., Islam, G., & Holm, M. (2021). Scientization, instrumentalization, and commodification of mindfulness in a professional services firm. Organization, 28(3), 483–509. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350508419883388

Patel, T. & Holm, M. (2018). Managerial Reactions to Ecological Concerns: The Role of Mindfulness. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 61(13): 2231-2256. 

 

Holm, M., Lemaire, J.P., & Amdam, R.P. (2016). A Case Study of Yara’s International Development: 2004-2008. CCMP (Recommended Case of Atlas/AFMI).

Holm, M., Amdam, R. P., & J. P. Lemaire. (2013). ‘Yara : Cas d`application, partie 1 et partie 2` in Stratégies d’internationalisation – 3e édition: Nouveau enjeux d`ouverture des organisations, des activités et des territoires. Dunod: Paris. p. 422-80.

Selected Recent Conference Papers

  • Holm, M., & Islam, G. (July 2016). Banking on Mindfulness: Presence and Performance in a Financial Risk Office. International Symposium on Process Organization Studies: Naples, Italy.

  • Holm, M., & Islam, G. (May 2016). Varieties of Spiritual Experience at Work: Institutional Trajectories of Alternative Mindsets Movements in the Workplace. Organisation Studies Workshop: Mykonos, Greece. *Also presented at Cass Business School (April 2016) and University of Innsbruck School of Management School (December 2016).

  • Patel, T., & Holm, M. (Jan 2016). Enhancing ecologically sustainable behaviors among managers through mindfulness. Organisation Studies Workshop: Mykonos, Greece.

  • Holm, M. (Mar 2016). Strategy of Yara International: Sustainable Agriculture in Africa. Case Study Presented at the Geopolitical Festival, Grenoble, France.

  • Holm, M., & Islam, G. (July 2015). New Spirit(ualities) of Capitalism: Mindfulness and the Dualities of Humanistic Management. EGOS Colloquium: Athens, Greece.

  • Holm, M., & Islam, G. (June 2015). Varieties of Spiritual Experiences at Work: Dualities of Humanistic Management. International Symposium on Process Organization Studies: Kos, Greece.

  • Holm, M., Lemaire, J.P., & R.P. Amdam. (May 2015). A Case Study of Yara’s International Development: 2004-2008, Atlas/AFMI Conference: Hanoi, Vietnam. (Nominated for Best Case Study; Recommended Case of Atlas/AFMI)

  • Holm, M. (April 2015). Secular spirituality within organisations: effectively enabling fulfillment of purpose and meaning at work. International Symposium on Spirituality in Management, ESADE Barcelona, Spain.

  • Holm, M. (March 2015). Comment améliorer le bien-être au travail : les perspectives de la pleine conscience et de la psychologie positive. Troisième journée d’étude et de recherche sur le stress au travail du CERGAM: IAE d’Aix-Marseille, France.

  • Holm, M. (October 2014). Corporate Mindfulness: Progress and challenges in implementing contemplate practices in workplaces. International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Mind and Life Institute, Boston, MA, USA.

 

Keynote Speaker

  • Merging Science and Spirituality: Findings and Implications. (October 2015). Forum of Contemplative Science Research. Life Space: Saint Germaine en Laye, France.

  • The Role of Mindfulness in Sustainable Development. (August 2015). Academic Conference of the International Management Research Academy. Paris, France.

  • Round Table Speaker: The Science of Happiness at Work. (February 2015). Fabrique Spinoza. La Gaîté Lyrique: Paris, France.

  • Mindfulness at work: Effects on Well-being and Creativity. (February 2015). Norwegian Organisation of Spirituality. Haraldshjem Forum: Oslo, Norway.

  • Holm, M. (November 2014). Comment ralentir le temps : Vivre en pleine conscience. 11e Rencontres euro-méditerranéennes de Volubilis: Avignon, France.

  • Holm, M. (August, 2014). Well-being at Work: Potential benefits and hazards of applying mindfulness. International Management Research Academy. Paris, France.

  • Sustainability in the Shipping Industry: The Case of Wilhelmsen. 2007. Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development. Oslo, Norway.

 

Credited for research and editing assistance

  • Getz, I. & Carney, B. 2013. Liberté et Cie. Flamarion: Paris

  • Getz, I. & Carney, B. 2009. Freedom Inc. Crown Business Publishing: New York.

  • Getz, I. 2009. Liberating Leadership: How the Initiative-freeing Radical Organizational Form has been Successfully Adopted, California Management Review, 51(4): 32-58.