Crafting a Job: Revisioning Employees as Active Crafters of Their Work

Volume: 26, Issue: 2, Pages: 179 - 201
Published: Apr 1, 2001
Abstract
We propose that employees craft their jobs by changing cognitive, task, and/or relational boundaries to shape interactions and relationships with others at work. These altered task and relational configurations change the design and social environment of the job, which, in turn, alters work meanings and work identity. We offer a model of job crafting that specifies (1) the individual motivations that spark this activity, (2) how opportunities to...
Paper Details
Title
Crafting a Job: Revisioning Employees as Active Crafters of Their Work
DOI
Published Date
Apr 1, 2001
Journal
Volume
26
Issue
2
Pages
179 - 201
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