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Job Crafting In Public Sector
Mohd Asrof Gulam Nabi, Wan Khairuzzaman Wan Ismail
Pages - 63 - 81     |    Revised - 30-09-2016     |    Published - 31-10-2016
Volume - 7   Issue - 4    |    Publication Date - October 2016  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Job Crafting, Learning Goal, Performance Prove, Performance Avoid, Public Sector.
ABSTRACT
The changing nature of the workplace has created different employees' expectations and demands. As a result, the working environment is no longer associated with employees that are rigid and treating jobs as static sets of tasks. Instead, employees are being proactive in developing and adjusting their work roles and functions. The act or behaviour of these employees in adapting their work roles to match their needs and preferences is called job crafting. Goal orientation is considered as an important dimension in influencing their behaviours. However, there has been little research on how the mindset, especially public sector employee's goal orientation, adapt to the changing and challenging world of work. Using Partial Least Square approach with 150 samples, the study showed that public employees with learning goal orientation do embraced job crafting activities and the surprising finding that those with performance prove do not embraced such activities.
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Mr. Mohd Asrof Gulam Nabi
Twintech International University College of Technology - Malaysia
asrofg@gmail.com
Professor Wan Khairuzzaman Wan Ismail
International Business School, Jalan Semarak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Malaysia