Job Crafting Antecedents and Consequences: Evidence from Jordanian Universities
Keywords:Job crafting, Job satisfaction, Learning organization, Academic organization, Supporting learning environment, Leadership support, Jordan
Purpose - This article explores academic job crafting's significant conditions (antecedents and consequences). The impact of encouraging learning environments and the leadership that fortifies learning was studied. Knowledge management and job crafting are closely related in their ability to empower employees and enhance organizational effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach –217 academics serving in a Jordanian University, in Jordan, took part in this study. Statistical parameters endorsed the significant impact of two learning organization building blocks on job crafting. Findings - It was shown that supportive learning environments and leadership reinforces learning; and positively impacts job crafting, which consequently reflects upon job satisfaction levels among academics. The results imply that strategies conducive to learning provide the most rewarding approach to enhancing academic job crafting and job satisfaction. Originality/value – To the authors’ knowledge, no prior study has examined job crafting and linked it to the study dimensions within the Arab context generally and particularly in the academic field. We propose this model as a system crafting theory and end our research with suggestions for further research on these issues.
Keywords: Job crafting, job satisfaction, learning organization, academic organization, supportive learning environment, leadership support, Jordan.
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