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Mariana Toniolo Barrios

PhD Student, Doctor of Philosophy Program - Management and Organization Studies


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Mariana is a PhD student in Business Administration with a research focus in Management & Organizational Studies (MOS) and an emphasis in Organizational Behaviour. Recipient of the Graduate Dean’s Entrance Scholarship, Mariana joins the Beedie School of Business after completing her Master of Business Administration at The University of British Columbia.

Within her program of study, Mariana has been investigating the role of mindfulness in reducing occupational stress and improving relationships at work. She has been exploring the mechanisms that explain why mindfulness is successful in reducing stress and burnout, as well as how mindfulness affects relationships among co-workers.

Research Interests

Employee well-being; Occupational stress; Mindfulness in the workplace; Workaholism; Work-related rumination; Work engagement; Work-related flow

Selected Publications

articles and reports

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., ter Hoeven, C. L., & Toniolo-Barrios, M. (2021). Staying in the loop: Is constant connectivity to work good or bad for work performance? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 128.

Toniolo-Barrios, M., & Pitt, L. (2021). Mindfulness and the challenges of working from home in times of crisis. Business Horizons, 64(2), 189-197.

Toniolo–Barrios, M., Brasil, A., & Pitt, L. F. (2020). Nine Prolific Years: An Analysis of Publications in Mindfulness. Mindfulness, 11(5), 1077-1089.