Decreased anxiety in industrial workers.

B13-Decr-Anxiety-Ind-wkrsA study conducted at Sumitomo Heavy Industries by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health found decreased anxiety in workers who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique, in comparison to control workers.Ref.Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 32: 656, 1990

Increased physiological calmness in executives and workers.

B14-Incr-Physiol-Calmness-v1A study of executives and workers in the automotive industry found that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation programme, participants showed increased physiological calmness, as assessed both during rest and during task performance, in comparison to controls from the same work sites. Ref. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Less tension at work.

B11-Decreased-Job-TensionA study among management and employees in the automotive industry found that employees, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation programme, experienced less tension at work than controls at the same work place.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Increased occupational coherence.

B3-Incr-Occupational-CoherA study of executives and workers in the automotive industry found that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation programme, participants showed increased occupational coherence, as assessed by seven job-related measures, in comparison to controls from the same worksites. Ref. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Improved relationships with co-workers.

B10-Impro-RelationsCo-WorkEmployees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed improved relationships with co-workers, as compared to controls.Ref.Academy of Management Journal 17: 362-368, 1974.

Improved relationships with supervisors.

B9-Impr-Relation-SupervA study among forty-two employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed that the employees improved relationships with their supervisors, as compared to controls.Ref.Academy of Management Journal 17: 362-368, 1974.

Improved work and personal relationships among employees.

B8-Impr-Work-&-PersA study among management and employees in the car industry concluded that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, employees had better work and personal relationships, as compared to controls in the same work places. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Increased satisfaction in professional and personal life.

B6-Incr-Satis-Prof_Pers-v1A study among managers and employees in the automotive industry found that, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, employees experienced more satisfaction in their personal and professional lives, in comparison to controls in the same work place. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Improved job satisfaction among managers and employees.

B5-Incr-Job-Sat-Exec_WorkA study among managers and employees in the automotive industry found that, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, participants expressed more satisfaction with their professional life, in comparison to a control group in the same work place. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

More satisfaction at work.

B4-Increased-Job-SatisA study among forty employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed greater job satisfaction in comparison to controls. Ref.Academy of Management Journal 17: 362-368, 1974.

Improved leadership qualities among employees.

B33-Incr-Leadership-BhvrEmployees of a company in the food industry who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant increase on the leadership scale after four months, as compared to a control group of employees who did not participate in the programme. Ref.Career Development International 4: 149–154, 1999.

Increased contribution of managers to the organisation.

B23-Incr-Contrib-Organiz-v1A three-month prospective study among managers in a company for medical equipment found that, in comparison to controls, those who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed an increase in ‘contributing to the organisation’, which was a combined index of observational information on higher productivity, better leadership behaviour, better work relationships, increased vitality, improved mental health, improved work sufficiency, and decreased anger. Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996.

Reduced desire to change jobs.

B7-Decr-Desire-to-Chg-Jobs-v1A study among forty-two employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed that there was less of a desire to change jobs as compared to a control group. Ref.Academy of Management Journal 17: 362-368, 1974.

Increased employee effectiveness.

B2-Incr-Employee-EffectiveA study among supervisors and employees in the car industry found that, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, they showed increased effectiveness in comparison to control persons from the same work place. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Improved job performance.

B1-Improved-Job-PerformanceIn a study of forty-two employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique, the employees showed improved job performance as compared to controls. Ref.Academy of Management Journal 17: 362–368, 1974.

Healthier behaviour among managers.

B24-Incr-HealthPromotBhvr-v1In a company that produces medical equipment, managers who had learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed healthier behaviour after three months, as measured by more regular exercise, food and sleeping habits, and a reduction in alcohol usage, in comparison to a control group from the same company. Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996.

Long-term decrease of depression in government personnel.

B32-LT-Decr-Depress-GovPersLong-term measurement of government employees who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique found that after three years they continued to show significant reduction in depression, in contrast to control employees who had participated in an educational stress-management programme. Ref. Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 10: 341–350, 1997.

Decrease in depression among employees in high-security government agency.

B31-Decr-Depress-Govt-PersHighly stressed employees of a high-security government agency displayed decreased depression after learning the Transcendental Meditation technique, in comparison to control employees who participated in a stress-management education programme.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 10: 341–350, 1997.

Decreased impulsiveness in industrial workers.

B20-Decr-Impulsiveness-IndA study at Sumitomo Heavy Industries by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health found a decrease in impulsiveness among a group of 427 employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique, as compared to a group of 308 controls.Ref.Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 32: 656, 1990.

Decreased emotional instability in industrial workers.

B19-Decr-Emot-Instabil-IndA study at Sumitomo Heavy Industries by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health found a decrease in emotional instability among a group of 427 employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique, as compared to a control group of 308 employees in the same work place. Ref. Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 32: 656, 1990.

Improved night sleep in industrial workers.

B17-Improved-sleep-ind-wkrsA study carried out at Sumitomo Heavy Industries by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health found that the 427 employees who were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique were able to fall asleep more easily at night than those in the control group of 308 employees at the same work place.Ref.Japanese Journal of Public Health 37 (10 Suppl.): 729, 1990.

Improved sleep quality in executives and workers.

B16-Impr-Sleep-Qual-Exec_WA study among managers and employees in the car industry showed that, after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, quality of sleep significantly improved (p<.0025) in comparison to controls in the same work place. The effect was the greatest among regular practitioners.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993.

Decreased stress among managers.

B25-Decr-Stress-ManagersA three-month prospective study of managers at a medical equipment company found that those who learned Transcendental Meditation, compared with matched controls, showed a significant reduction on a standardized measure of perceived stress, measuring the degree to which situations in one’s life are perceived as overloading, uncontrollable or unpredictable. Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996.

Decreased anxiety in government personnel.

B29-Decr-Anxiety-Govt-PersEmployees at a high-security government agency who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique showed decreased anxiety, in comparison to control employees who participated in an educational stress-management programme. Ref.Stress and Coping: An International Journal 10: 341–350, 1997.

Long-term decrease of anxiety in government personnel.

B30-LT-Decr-Anxiety-GovPersGovernment employees who learned the Transcendental Meditation technique were measured again after three years, and were found to display a long-lasting decrease in anxiety, in comparison to control employees who had participated in an educational stress-management programme. Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal 10: 341–350, 1997.

Improved mental health among managers.

B27-Impr-Mental-Health-Mgrs-v1Managers who were taught the Transcendental Meditation programme demonstrated significant growth on a standardised questionnaire on mental health during the three months of the study, as compared to controls. Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996.

Factory workers spontaneously quit smoking

B22-Free-From-smoking-indA study at Sumitomo Heavy Industries by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health found an increase in the number of employees that no longer smoked among a group of 427 employees that had been taught the Transcendental Meditation Programme, in comparison to a control group of 308 employees of the same work place. It was not the aim of the study to have practitioners quit smoking, but it was noticed as a spontaneous side effect.Ref.Japanese Journal of Public Health 37 (10 Suppl.): 729, 1990

Reduced cigarette and alcohol consumption among directors and employees

B21-Decr-Cig_Alc-ConsumA study among managers and employees in the automotive industry in the U.S. found that after three months of regular practice of the Transcendental Meditation Programme, employees had less cigarette and alcohol consumption in comparison to controls in the same work place. Reduced cigarette and alcohol consumption was not the objective of the study, but was noticed as a side effect.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993

Improved general health among managers and factory workers

H7-Improved-Health-Executi-v1Managers and other employees in two locations of a car business showed improved health after three months of regular practice of Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation technique, as measured through self-reports of physical and mental health, as well as measurements of the seriousness and frequency of health complaints, as compared to control groups in the same work places.Ref.Anxiety, Stress and Coping: An International Journal  6: 245–262, 1993

Improved health among Japanese factory workers

H6-Decreased-Phys-Com-SuThis research, carried out by the Japanese National Institute of Industrial Health showed that 427 employees of Sumitomo Heavy Industries that were taught Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation technique had less physical complaints after five months of practice, as compared to control employees of the same company.Ref.Japanese Journal of Industrial Health 32: 656, 1990

Increased vitality among managers

B28-Incr-Vitality-ManagersManagers in a company for medical equipment that were taught Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant increase in a standardised scale for physical vitality, in contrast to matched controls. Higher energy levels and less tiredness were measured.Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996

Improved health among managers

B26-Decr-PhysSymptomsMgersManagers that were taught the Transcendental Meditation technique showed a significant decrease on the standardised measure for stress-related somatic symptoms, such as chest pains and headaches, as compared to matched controls, during a three month study.Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 57(6): 4068B, 1996

More success at work

D8-Incr-Employ_VetsAmong a group of veterans who were having difficulty integrating into society, those who learned the Transcendental Meditation Programme showed a significant increase in ability to  maintain employment, in comparison to those receiving other forms of treatment at a Vocational Rehabilitation Unit.Ref.Scientific Research on Maharishi’s Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Programme: Collected Papers, Volume 3: 2123–2127, 1989