publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Modelling job crafting behaviours: Implications for work engagement

Bakker, Arnold B.; Rodríguez-Muñoz, Alfredo; Sanz Vergel, Ana Isabel;
  • Published: 24 Sep 2015
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Country: Japan
Abstract
In this study among 206 employees (103 dyads), we followed the job demands–resources approach of job crafting to investigate whether proactively changing one’s work environment influences employee’s (actor’s) own and colleague s (partner’s) work engagement. Using social cognitive theory, we hypothesized that employees would imitate each other’s job crafting behaviours, and therefore influence each other’s work engagement. Results showed that the crafting of social and structural job resources, and the crafting of challenge job demands was positively related to own work engagement, whereas decreasing hindrance job demands was unrelated to own engagement. As predi...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), General Social Sciences, Work engagement, Job design, Job satisfaction, Dyad, Social cognitive theory, Job crafting, Work environment, Job attitude, Psychology, Social psychology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Modelling job crafting behaviours: Implications for work engagement

Bakker, Arnold B.; Rodríguez-Muñoz, Alfredo; Sanz Vergel, Ana Isabel;