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Yoga Based Practices & Creative Problem Solving: The Role of Embodied Self-regulation & Self-transcendence


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Given the ever-rising complexity and uncertainty, creative problem solving (CPS) is critical for organizations. The current study examines the relationship of embodied self-regulation (ESR) and self-transcendence (ST) with CPS. It also investigates how the Yogabased Practices (YBP), a holistic intervention, impact ESR and ST. To test the hypotheses, two studies were conducted with a sample of respondents having prior professional experience enrolled in a management program. First study supported the theoretical model of ESR and ST as antecedents of CPS, and second study indicated the positive impact of YBP on ESR and ST, respectively. This research extends the literature on CPS training and discusses the theoretical and managerial implications.

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Chirag Dagar
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute Technology Bombay, Mumbai., India
Ashish Pandey
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute Technology Bombay, Mumbai., India

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Given the ever-rising complexity and uncertainty, creative problem solving (CPS) is critical for organizations. The current study examines the relationship of embodied self-regulation (ESR) and self-transcendence (ST) with CPS. It also investigates how the Yogabased Practices (YBP), a holistic intervention, impact ESR and ST. To test the hypotheses, two studies were conducted with a sample of respondents having prior professional experience enrolled in a management program. First study supported the theoretical model of ESR and ST as antecedents of CPS, and second study indicated the positive impact of YBP on ESR and ST, respectively. This research extends the literature on CPS training and discusses the theoretical and managerial implications.

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