Exploring Job Crafting: Identifying the Way Lecturers of CLCS Adjust to Their Job

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Jigme Dorji
Dawa Drakpa

Abstract

This study aimed to examine the job crafting practice among the lecturers of College of Language and Culture Studies (CLCS), Bhutan. The study applied quantitative research approach and used Slemp and Vella-Brodrick’s [1] Job Crafting Questionnaire to collect data. The data were collected from 42 lecturers (Male=35 and Female=7) of the college, and analyzed using SPSS to calculate descriptive analysis, frequency, mean and standard deviation. The findings showed that the participants of this study were highly engaged in job crafting. Of three forms of job crafting, relational crafting, cognitive crafting and task crafting, the findings suggested that participants were most likely to be engaged in relational crafting. Further, the findings showed that the lecturers who lacked job resources engaged more in job crafting. Also, it was found that while the gender does not influence job crafting practice, the demographic factor such as participants’ qualification and number of years in the job seem to be affecting their job crafting practice. The study has drawn some strategic implication for employee engagement and wellbeing enhancement.

Keywords:
Job crafting, job design, job resource, job demand.

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Dorji, J., & Drakpa, D. (2020). Exploring Job Crafting: Identifying the Way Lecturers of CLCS Adjust to Their Job. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 12(3), 59-70. https://doi.org/10.9734/arjass/2020/v12i330193
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