The purpose of this study is to review the latest developments in the area of job crafting and provide guidelines on how to enable job crafting.
The concept of job crafting is examined through a review, and the author gives his insights on the conditions to be created to enable job crafting.
In job crafting, individual employees and groups of employees customize their jobs by changing perceptions, tasks, and interactions related to their jobs in ways that would lead to work engagement and job satisfaction. Job crafting behavior is positively linked to engagement, work performance, job satisfaction, and employees’ well-being. Organizations can benefit by enabling job crafting to supplement top-down traditional job design approaches, thereby facilitating continuous improvement of jobs and innovation.
The different ways in which employees shape their jobs are examined, and guidelines on how to enable job crafting are elucidated.
Menachery, T.J. (2018), "Employees shaping their own jobs: how to enable job crafting?", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 26 No. 5, pp. 27-29. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-05-2018-0106Download as .RIS
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