December 2011
People Management;Dec2011, p48
The article considers so-called quiet rooms in the work environment in Great Britain, spaces which may be used for prayers by members of religions or for meditation and stress relief by other employees. The quiet room of the offices of the Guardian Media Group newspaper publishing company is among the examples considered of such a space.


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