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Effective employee job crafting in the workplace: Intrinsic motivation and knowledge sharing are key

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 6 July 2020

Issue publication date: 29 March 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

Superior firm performance and a favorable impact on employee well-being are some key benefits attainable when workers engage in job crafting. High levels of intrinsic motivation in the employees involved increases the overall effectiveness of such activities. Team context factors can positively affect motivation levels, with knowledge sharing and mutual trust particularly important.

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Findings

Superior firm performance and a favorable impact on employee well-being are some key benefits attainable when workers engage in job crafting. High levels of intrinsic motivation in the employees involved increases the overall effectiveness of such activities. Team context factors can positively affect motivation levels, with knowledge sharing and mutual trust particularly important.

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Citation

(2021), "Effective employee job crafting in the workplace: Intrinsic motivation and knowledge sharing are key", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 3, pp. 25-27. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-05-2020-0118

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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