How job crafting can link demographic similarity and engagement

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dc.contributor.author Beer, Lynn
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-04T21:57:15Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-04T21:57:15Z
dc.date.issued 2021-05-01
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2097/40995
dc.description.abstract In the fast-changing world of business today, employees are not passive recipients of their jobs; instead, employees actively craft their jobs. The concept of job crafting was first developed in 2001 as a way to assess the extent to which this crafting occurs (Wrzesniewski & Dutton). Built within the job crafting framework is the consideration of a person by situation interaction. From that, this study tries to explore how relational demography of the supervisor-subordinate relationship might differentially impact engagement through job crafting. A conditional indirect effect of relational demography was found on engagement through job crafting for minorities, but not White employees. This effect was examined for sex differences, but no relationship was found. Future research needs to further examine these relationships to better understand why this effect occurs and the impact it might have on job crafting related interventions. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Job Crafting en_US
dc.subject Relational Demography en_US
dc.subject Engagement en_US
dc.title How job crafting can link demographic similarity and engagement en_US
dc.type Dissertation en_US
dc.description.degree Doctor of Philosophy en_US
dc.description.level Doctoral en_US
dc.description.department Department of Psychological Sciences en_US
dc.description.advisor Patrick A. Knight en_US
dc.date.published 2021 en_US
dc.date.graduationmonth May en_US


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